During the movie’s second half, the narrative begins to rely too much on horror/thriller conventions. All the really good stuff happens before the 75-minute mark.
A parable about the redemptive power of love, it's too long and many of its beats have been appropriated from other movies about Southern racism.
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A stronger focus on story and tone and less reliance on the marvels of CGI might have made this latest version of "The Call of the Wild" a more fruitful experience.
Kristin Stewart gives a strong performance as Jean Seberg but the screenplay traps her in a story that’s less interesting than it should be.
The biggest shock of this new movie re-imagination is that it makes the cheesy TV series seem fresh and smart by comparison.
Unlikely to elevate the based-on-a-videogame category above the dismal level where it has wallowed for the past quarter-century.
A glorious, hyperkinetic mess and, although it never quite takes flight, it at least holds the attention.
Spy action-thrillers are supposed to be fun on some level but this one is too much of a chore to properly entertain.