The Oregonian
The Oregonian (2012)

Leaving behind a desultory and potentially abusive existence, a beautiful farm girl, known only as The Oregonian (Lindsay Pulsipher), rushes headlong into an unknown future. -- (C) Cinemad

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: June 8, 2012
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Critic Score: 44% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times

"The Oregonian" teases us with horror and amnesia-mystery conventions without sealing the deal either way.

John DeFore
Hollywood Reporter

Tedious horror experiment steals gimmicks from actual avant-garde works and makes them look dull.

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Michael Nordine
Slant Magazine

It's the kind of movie you'd find in someone's VHS collection, decide to watch based on the box art and title, and end up switching out for The House of the Devil instead.

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David Fear
Time Out

Advocates of bad-trip cinema, you may commence cult-worshipping this warped nightmare now.

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Dennis Harvey

Reeder shows a knack for unsettling audiovisual textures, but once it's clear The Oregonian will offer no real storyline or explanations, viewer patience wears thin.

Eugene Novikov
Film Blather

Reeder has a feel for the indelibly creepy; some of the visions he conjures felt like the kinds of nightmares I might have in my nightmares.

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Chuck Wilson
Village Voice

Writer-director Calvin Lee Reeder, making his feature debut, isn't interested in satisfying the conventional expectations of an audience.

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J Hurtado

Every frame of the film had a purpose, and that purpose was to unsettle. Mission accomplished.

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David D'Arcy
Screen International

In Calvin Lee Reeder's unsentimental feature, nature is a place where you get lost, and where there's a threat around every corner.

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