Spiderhead

Spiderhead

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Two convicts confront their pasts in a facility run by a visionary who gives them emotion-altering drugs in this near-future action thriller from the director of Top Gun: Maverick, starring Chris Hemsworth and Miles Teller.

2022Rating: R106 minsUSACondé Nast Entertainment, Grand Electric, Reese Wernick Productions
ActionDramaScience FictionThriller

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Spiderhead | Reviews

The other film released this year from the director of Top Gun: Maverick is "fun weekend viewing" rather than "future classic" - but gets maximum bang for buck out of limited locations and stars an enjoyably villainous Chris Hemsworth.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Though it starts with promise, Spiderhead... treats its most intriguing elements like an afterthought.

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Boston Globe

Boston Globe

Spiderhead really goes off the rails... But at least it has rails to go off of, and they’re pretty good ones.

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CNN

CNN

Spiderhead is a lousy name for a not-much-better movie.

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News.com.au

News.com.au

Like a lesser episode of Black Mirror.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Having stretched out the story idea to feature-film length, the film doesn’t really give the sense that it knows where it is going.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Kosinski can’t make the inane philosophising about free will sound profound or new...

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Vulture

Vulture

(Hemsworth's) performance in Spiderhead might well be the best thing he’s done...

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San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

(The film) offers the pleasure of watching two actors, just coming into their full powers, going at it full-bore, moment by moment.

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A.V. Club

A.V. Club

With nimble performances, slick polish, dark-pitched wit, razor sharp sentiments, and a Yacht Rock-infused soundtrack, the film proves a seductive high.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

A highly talky, at times upsetting prison drama — think Fortress meets Limitless.

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

It’s essentially the Ex Machina you can follow while making cups of tea and checking your phone, which may be all that Netflix wanted from it.

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Slash Film

Slash Film

By no means a flawless execution, Spiderhead is a compelling story that had me hooked from the opening shot to the closing credits.

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Los Angeles Times

Los Angeles Times

Teller’s lead performance is characteristically layered and complex... He plays subtext beautifully in Spiderhead, with plangent notes of regret.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

The movie rarely meets a point it can't make three times over, then hit with a mallet.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Teller and Smollett deliver grounded, emotionally committed performances...

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Variety

Variety

All the ingredients are there for a daring satire... but the icky execution gets every creative decision wrong.

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IGN

IGN

Despite a few too many conventional turns, it remains a worthwhile watch.

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Collider

Collider

An extremely intriguing concept and fantastic performances all around the board...

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Spiderhead | Release Details

Spiderhead is available to stream in New Zealand now on Netflix.