''Logic is mocked, plot strands capriciously abandoned. Actors chew upholstery, and the heroine has so many 'Don't open that door, lady!' moments that the movie starts to play like an unintended parody of overblown hokum.'' (San Francisco Chronicle)
''Arguably the worst reconstitution of a '50s sci-fi classic since the ghastly Godzilla remake.'' (Houston Chronicle)
''Must be the worst major release in what may be the most disastrous year in recent Hollywood history.'' (Time)
''Even if Reeves could act, his character as written would be flatter than a floppy disk.'' (Washington Post)
''Undramatic and unexciting computer-graphics special effects designed to show what's inside Reeves' head. On the evidence, there isn't much.'' (Variety)
''It's really kind of a dirty scummy piece of work.'' (Richard Roeper)
''A police thriller that's desperate to be gritty...boasts a protagonist so dumb it takes him an hour of screen time to realize a 'plot twist' we assumed was a given.'' (Time Out Chicago)
''Tries to set some kind of record for regurgitating sports movie cliches faster than any film that's run before.'' (LA Daily News)
''Might as well come with a bouncing ball so members of the audience can recite the dialogue along with the actors.'' (New York Times)
''Well, everybody knows November means just one thing to most folks: a big, fat turkey.'' (Kalamazoo Gazette)
''It's enough to make you puke.'' (Philadelphia Daily News)
''I can't believe that even the most rabid chick-flick masochists wouldn't gag on it.'' (Rolling Stone)
''The last time Bullock and Reeves were together on screen the result was Speed. This should have been entitled Stop.'' (Guardian)
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