Trigger Man
Trigger Man (2007)

Three friends out for a day of hunting discover they're the ones whose lives are in danger in this independent thriller. When a guy announces to his friends that he's getting married, two of his buddies decide to take him out for a… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: March 18, 2008
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Critic Score: 90% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com

Explanation, exposition and character development are at or near zero, but an atmosphere of dread is built effectively and West's technique is strong.

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Robert Koehler
Variety

Pic [has a] marvelous sense of time and space, seemingly empty of purpose yet steadily building tension.

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Eric Monder
Film Journal International

Well-crafted but not very enlightening. The ending will leave you both cold and confused.

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Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly

[A] startling sophomore feature by 26-year-old writer-director (and Larry Fessenden protégé) Ti West.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

It builds suspense as it unfolds in real time--which is the film's biggest asset.

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Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Once the story goes Deliverance (1972), it's a nail-biter, and the minimalist aesthetic is an asset rather than a liability.

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Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

Devised for minimum fuss and maximum tension, Trigger Man is the little thriller that could.

Dustin Putman
TheFilmFile.com

As ruthless and nerve-jangling as any motion picture from this year or last.

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Luke Y. Thompson
New Times

...follow-up to the killer bat movie The Roost is superior in almost every way, and cheaper, too!

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Flixster Audience Score: 46% Flixster User Reviews
Conner Rainwater
Extremely effective and paced in a way that is both aggravating and genius. The first 30 minutes are amazing because they put you a completely relaxed and safe… More
Christopher Brown
Gerry meets Richard Matheson's novel, Hunted Past Reason with a little bit o' The Most Dangerous Game thrown in for good measure. I can see a couple… More
Ryan Marshall
*** out of **** Director (and writer...and editor) Ti West has recently described his feelings towards his debut feature "The Roost". In an… More
Patrick Dolan
Definitely original. It's slow moving at first, but that's not a bad thing, it works extremely well to build tension and contrast the following shock… More