Borrego

critic Reviews

, 23% Rotten Tomatometer Score
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    Sheila O'MalleyRogerEbert.com
    Borrego, an awkward thriller pasted onto a moody strangers-forging-a-connection drama, doesn't allow itself to be what it so clearly wants to be.
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    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    There are eye-rolling bits you have to ignore to wring a little visceral pleasure out of rooting for Elly/Lucy Hale to reason, run or fight her way out of this life-or-death fix. But it’s not all bad.
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    Dennis SchwartzDennis Schwartz Movie Reviews
    Its story is awkwardly told.
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    James VerniereBoston Herald
    Gripping crime drama Borrego with Lucy Hale has a fine cast.
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    Jeffrey M. AndersonCommon Sense Media
    It doesn't always work, especially when cutting away from its two main characters, but this sun-baked, anti-drug desert-survival thriller is solid enough at its center to make it worth a look.
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    Stephanie ArcherFilm Inquiry
    While filled with gorgeous shots of the desert landscape, Borrego fails to engage its audience, delivering hollow connections and emotions, compounded further by its uncertainty of direction.
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    Ferdosa AbdiScreen Rant
    Borrego, written and directed by Jesse Harris, is misguided and fails to be thought-provoking or contemplative on the matters it seems to be about.
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    Rich ClineShadows on the Wall
    This gritty thriller just about holds the attention without exaggerating the action too much.
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    Jon MendelsohnCBR
    Borrego is a one-note film that forgoes taking risks in favor of serving audiences a predictable plot that lacks memorable moments.
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    Peter SobczynskieFilmCritic.com
    Borrego is a film that clearly yearns to be taken seriously but never comes close to earning it.
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