Under the Skin
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 85%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"One of the most polarizing movies in recent years."
‑ Richard Roeper, Richard Roeper.com
"Under the Skin definitely gets under your skin."
‑ Steven Rea, Philadelphia Inquirer
""Yes, it's the 'Scarlett Johansson naked alien movie,' although its much deeper and smarter than that formulation makes it sound"
‑ Stephen Silver, EntertainmentTell
"A fascinating mystery that works emotionally and visually"
‑ Marty Mapes, Movie Habit
"A deeply atmospheric and thrillingly unconventional movie, one that is unlike any I can recall."
‑ Mike Scott, Times-Picayune
"A direct descendant of Nicolas Roeg's classic "The Man Who Fell to Earth," "Under the Skin" is the kind of movie people will be talking about, and dissecting and puzzling over, for years."
‑ Tom Long, Detroit News
"The story is at once simple and impenetrable. Visually it is arresting, when it isn't murky, and the droning, atonal soundtrack is as perfect for the film as it is annoying."
‑ Bill Goodykoontz, Arizona Republic
"For cinephiles that enjoy artistic debate more than concrete answers, Under the Skin provides an intriguing platform for discussion and reflection."
‑ Ben Kendrick, ScreenRant
"Scarlett Johansson goes spare and bare."
‑ Clint O'Connor, Cleveland Plain Dealer
"A cinematic happening near-guaranteed to get under your skin and into your head for far longer than is comfortable."
‑ Marc Savlov, Austin Chronicle
"Visually stunning but virtually indecipherable ..."
‑ Calvin Wilson, St. Louis Post-Dispatch
"This arty sci-fi thriller, adapted from a 2000 novel by Michael Faber, raises far more questions than it answers, yet that enigmatic quality is central to its appeal."
‑ Ben Sachs, Chicago Reader
"Serious, intriguing, but lacking a human core"
‑ Robert Denerstein, Movie Habit
"This is a movie about alienation that drives home its point with real aliens."
‑ Gary Thompson, Philadelphia Daily News
"Johansson cuts a fascinatingly distant figure."
‑ Joe Gross, Austin American-Statesman
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