The Desperate Hour (2021). movie reviews


The desperate hour is a thriller starring Naomi Watts. It is led by Philip Noyce (The Quiet American).

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The Desperate Hour (2021)

Amy Carr (Naomi Watts) is out for what should have been a restorative morning run when a friend calls with terrifying news: authorities are on the hunt for an active shooter, and her teenage son, Noah, may be caught. between. Deep in a network of logging roads surrounding her home, miles from town and almost overwhelmed with panic, Amy refuses to succumb to despair. With her smartphone as the only means of intervention, she will draw on all imaginable resources to ensure her son’s survival in the attack. (Filmaffinity)

The Desperate Hour movie reviews

“Using the collective trauma of a generation of parents and children as the backdrop for a real-time thriller (…) remains incredibly unpleasant” Marya E. Gates: The Playlist

“It becomes unintentionally hilarious to see Amy trying to run for miles… [Its] the gaps in logic are getting more and more ridiculous” Kristen Lopez: IndieWire

“One of the worst movies I’ve ever seen in my years on TIFF coverage. Incredibly incompetent when it’s not offensively exploitative, it’s a maddening movie” Brian Tallerico: rogerebert.com

Release date

February 25, 2022.

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The Desperate Hour (2021)

Movie title: The desperate hour

Description of the movie: Amy Carr (Naomi Watts) is out for what should have been a restorative morning run when a friend calls with terrifying news: authorities are on the hunt for an active shooter, and her teenage son, Noah, may be caught. between. Deep in a network of logging roads surrounding her home, miles from town and almost overwhelmed with panic, Amy refuses to succumb to despair. With her smartphone as the only means of intervention, she will draw on all imaginable resources to ensure her son’s survival in the attack. (Filmaffinity)

Date published: February 25, 2022

The country: United States

See also

As Good As It Gets (1997)

Duration: 84 minutes

Author: Martin Cid

Director(s): Philip Noyce

Actors): Naomi Watts, Sierra Maltby, Colton Gobbo, Debra Wilson, Woodrow Schrieber, David Reale

Kind: Thriller, Drama

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