Road (2005)

In ROAD, Margaret (Catherine Kellner), a freelance photographer on her first big job, uses the latest government-supplied technology to survey environmental disaster areas. Jay(Ebon Moss-Bachrach), her unemployed ex-boyfriend is along for… More

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J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader

Writer-director Leslie McCleave knows how to stir the pot, dropping various weird or menacing characters in the couple's path, but by the end of the movie's 92 minutes it still isn't soup yet.

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Steven Snyder
Zertinet Movies

It's a less "entertaining" movie, but a much more life-affirming one.

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Robert Koehler

What begins as a faintly unsettling Twilight Zone riff, soon becomes deadly with repetition and a lack of ideas.

Michele Kenner
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

Writer-director Leslie McCleave offers no explanation beyond juxtaposing sour lake beds and radioactive vats with the tension between the former lovers. The environment, with upstate New York standing in for Ontario, rarely looks this distasteful.

Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune

McCleave, making her feature debut, shows skill and emotion.

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