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  • 50
    Jack Mathews New York Daily News

    Paparazzi is for anyone who's ever wondered how good it would feel to knock down a photographer with his car and then back over him. show more

  • 40
    Kirk Honeycutt The Hollywood Reporter

    First-time director Paul Abascal brings no style or personality to this B-movie exercise. Except for Farina, the actors go through the paces as if they too lack conviction in the proceedings. show more

  • 50
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    A throwback to the kind of '80s action flicks that had titles like "Adrenaline Force," is enlivened by a raft of celebrity cameos, including a blink-and-you'll-miss-it appearance by Gibson. show more

  • 38
    James Berardinelli ReelViews

    One has the sense that if the level of violence had been ratcheted up a little, Paparazzi might have been more of a guilty pleasure and less of a chore to watch. show more

  • 38
    Peter Debruge Premiere

    In the age of reality television, Paparazzi feels desperately out-of-touch, the jaded grousings of an industry burnout. show more

  • 25
    Stephen Cole The Globe and Mail (Toronto)

    There is no energy here. No sense of movie invention or fun. show more

  • 60
    Rick Kisonak Film Threat

    This is a film which resonates on a surprising number of levels. But the level on which it undoubtedly works best is the victim-goes-postal-and-takes-the-law-into-his-own-hands level. show more

  • 30
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    This mean-spirited revenge story would once have starred Cole Hauser's father, veteran B-movie psycho Wings Hauser, and played grindhouses and drive-ins. And it would have been a far more entertaining picture. show more

  • 30
    Marjorie Baumgarten Austin Chronicle

    All this would be fine if the script by Forrest Smith had more wit and fewer clichés, or the direction by former makeup artist Abascal had more inventiveness. show more

  • 58
    Owen Gleiberman Entertainment Weekly

    It doesn't take long for the film to devolve into a ludicrously far-fetched Celebrity Death Wish. show more

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