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Descent

(2007)
NC-17 In Theaters 08/10/2007 , 100min.
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45%
Critic score based on 10 reviews

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May 22, 2008
quantjok
Rosario Dawson is a ground-breaking producer and brilliant for taking on such a tough subject matter. The cinematography could have been better but after the production ended up having two directors of photography, this look of the film speaks volumes about why having a great crew can be so powerful in delivering a quality project. Dawson is a very intelligent actor and had a mediocre script to
May 22, 2008
bobbydogcooper
Seriously...I haven't walked out of a movie in almost ten years but walked out of this one about an hour or so into it but easily could have walked out 45 minutes into it. Ridiculous dialogue, horrible editing and some of the absolute worst monlogues by an actress in the history of filmmaking. Rosario Dawson should be embarrassed...and she should mail me a check for the cost of my movie ticket.

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Village Voice
A well-acted trifle straining to be a hard-hitting morality play. Full Review
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
It's a lot like a '70s exploitation movie, with its determination to seduce and shock the viewer with alternating currents of electrical stimulus, and its weird combination of arty arch-decadence and neo-Victorian moralizing. Full Review
Jack Mathews
New York Daily News
There is no excusing date rape, but the revenge conceived and executed by Rosario Dawson's Maya in this revolting, amateurish drama is something you might only wish on Osama Bin Laden. Full Review
John Anderson
Variety
Pic's message is the one thing that's made clear: A victim can sink lower than her predator. Whether receiving that message justifies the cost of watching Descent is another question. Full Review
Kyle Smith
New York Post
Even worse than the hacky chick revenge fantasy now showing on channel 186 of your box. Full Review

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