The Moment
The Moment (2014)

After a tumultuous affair between international photojournalist Lee (Jennifer Jason Leigh) and troubled writer John (Martin Henderson) ends in John's disappearance, Lee lands in a mental hospital. While recuperating, Lee reconnects with… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 20, 2014
DVD Release Date: August 12, 2014
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Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times

"The Moment" is a psychological thriller more muddled than the mind and the maze it is caught up in.

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Rex Reed
New York Observer

The Moment is another in a long string of thrill-free psychological "thrillers" that fail from start to finish.

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David Ehrlich
The Dissolve

A risible film but not an evil one, The Moment is made all the more painful by its seemingly earnest intentions.

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Ben Kenigsberg
New York Times

Watching the movie becomes a kind of parlor game: Is Lee capable of murder? Which moment is the moment?

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Sam Weisberg
Village Voice

Viewers must work as hard as Lee to determine past from present; you may feel amnesiac yourself by film's end.

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Diego Semerene
Slant Magazine

The film is a hybrid of a Lifetime movie focused on a "strong woman," a run-of-the-mill murder mystery, and a yogurt commercial from hell.

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Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News

You don't ever really know what's going on, but at least the heavy-handed music tells you what to feel.

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Lauren Wilford
Movie Mezzanine

After you sit with [The Moment] for a while, you realize that it just doesn't get crazy right.

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