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  • 25
    Edward Guthmann San Francisco Chronicle

    This is trash on a big budget, but trash nonetheless. show more

  • 50
    USA Today

    The standout performances by Sobieski and Skarsgaard, and the sense of foreboding aided by the deliberate pace of this suspenseful script, polish off the rough edges. show more

  • 20
    Joe Morgenstern Wall Street Journal

    It may be lulling to know, almost from the outset, where the plot is going, but thrilling -- or even psychological -- it is not. show more

  • 63
    Michael Wilmington Chicago Tribune

    Something that gets your motor racing briefly, but which you've seen all too often. show more

  • 63
    Miami Herald

    A workmanlike thriller that works. The film is a victory for both first-time feature director Daniel Sackheim and budding star Leelee Sobieski. show more

  • 50
    Roger Ebert Chicago Sun-Times

    If you want to see a great movie about a couple of kids endangered by a sinister guardian, rent "Night of the Hunter." Watching The Glass House has all the elements for a better film, but doesn't trust the audience to keep up with them. show more

  • 40
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    The cast, including genre veteran Bruce Dern as a kindly lawyer, do their best with the material, but you can't make a crackling thriller out of soggy cliches. show more

  • 20
    Kevin Maynard Mr. Showbiz

    Psychological thrillers depend on convincing audiences to suspend disbelief, but this one doesn't manage that for a moment. show more

  • 20
    Steve Davis Austin Chronicle

    It is truly one of the year's dumbest movies. show more

  • 58
    Entertainment Weekly

    As the supporting cast gets winnowed away, though, we're left with a cat-and-mouse game between girl and murderous faux-dad that's simply boilerplate. show more

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