Rubberneck (2013)

Months after a weekend fling, Boston research scientist Paul (Alex Karpovsky, "Girls") continues to lust after his beautiful coworker Danielle (Jamie Ray Newman), nurturing his fantasies with the occasional polite exchange at… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: February 22, 2013
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Ty Burr
Boston Globe

A creepy number, half suspense drama and half brooding character study, with a strong dash of local flavor and a low-budget feel.

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Andrew O'Hehir

Immediately put me in mind of the classic slow burn of vintage thrillers like Fritz Lang's "M" and Michael Powell's "Peeping Tom"...

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Robert Levin

Alex Karpovsky's performance digs out the character's menacing, damaged and sympathetic qualities in equal measure.

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Ronnie Scheib

Karpovsky's pic seldom surprises, its strengths lying in a leisurely journey toward a clearly predestined denouement.

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Rachel Saltz
New York Times

It's dragged down by non-scene after non-scene, and filmmaking choices that don't earn their keep.

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Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix

A disturbing and deceptively subtle psychological thriller ...

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Sara Stewart
New York Post

One can only watch so many shots of the daily goings-on in a research facility without tuning out a bit.

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Ian Buckwalter

Both the mystery and the character piece wind up feeling incomplete.

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Greg Evans
Bloomberg News

"Rubberneck" charts Paul's mental deterioration, the tension stretched well beyond his breaking point and my patience.

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