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4.5
/10
37 Ratings

The Rhythm Section

Directed by Reed Morano
United Kingdom, 2020
Action, Mystery, Thriller

Synopsis

A woman seeks revenge against those who orchestrated a plane crash that killed her family.

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The Rhythm Section Directed by Reed Morano
The Rhythm Section induces a dreary, exhausting claustrophobia varied only by flashes of virtuosity.
January 31, 2020
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The talented Morano, whose work on the TV series “The Handmaid’s Tale” shows a knack for shuddery grim realism, sometimes seems to want to subvert the espionage-action genre by bludgeoning the pleasure out of it. One fight scene pitting Lively against the wiry, insistent Richard Brake is so severely brutal it feels like Soderbergh’s "Haywire" remade by Lars von Trier. Audiences may be more shaken than stirred.
January 30, 2020
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Though there are staples of that series to be found throughout The Rhythm Section—including exotic locales, duplicitous wheeler-dealers, and a little bit of BDSM imagery—it ultimately offers none of the fun and only a few of the basic thrills of Bond.
January 29, 2020
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