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Based on 21 Reviews
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fan reviews ( 1 )
  • 75
    Peter Hartlaub San Francisco Chronicle

    With apologies to George A. Romero and the impending zombie apocalypse, The Eclipse may be the most realistic film where something dead comes to life and tries to feast on human flesh. Read more: show more

  • 70
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    A leisurely and quite lovely drama that honors the conventions of gothic ghost stories without the slightest stain of self-irony. show more

  • 75
    Steven Rea Philadelphia Inquirer

    As for the scary business - it is, indeed, scary, delivered with an intensity that will make you think twice the next time you find yourself driving alone, or opening a closet door when no one else happens to be around. show more

  • 60
    Elizabeth Weitzman New York Daily News

    The actors - including Aidan Quinn as Lena's lover - work hard to balance a mood that fluctuates between stillness and stagnancy. show more

  • 70
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Intriguing mix of engaging drama and wonderful dialogue, all infused with stirring hints of the supernatural. show more

  • 88
    Michael Phillips Chicago Tribune

    Hinds has been ready for a role of this size and shape for years; it was simply a matter of finding it, and its finding him. show more

  • 75
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    The Eclipse is needlessly confusing. Is it a ghost story or not? Perhaps this is my problem. show more

  • 75
    Lou Lumenick New York Post

    Well worth seeing for its acting and its tempting cinematography. Don't be surprised if you find yourself wanting to book a vacation in Cobh. show more

  • 75
    Ann Hornaday Washington Post

    McPherson has managed a rare hat trick in genre mash-up, fashioning a deeply absorbing movie that balances horror, romance, comedy and observant humanism with surprising finesse. show more

  • 63
    Ty Burr Boston Globe

    Above all, the film is lucky to have one of the better character actors in recent movies in a lead role: Ciarán Hinds as Michael Farr. show more

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