Anon

Anon

Anon

Clive Owen is a detective in a world with no privacy or anonymity in this sci-fi thriller from the director of Gattaca.

In trying to solve a series of murders, Sal Frieland (Owen) stumbles on a young woman known only as The Girl (Amanda Seyfried, Les Misérables). She has no identity, no history and is invisible to the cops. Sal realises this may not be the end of crime, but the beginning.

2018100 minsGermany
Science FictionThriller

Anon / Reviews

Flicks, Katie Parker

Flicks, Katie Parker

Nearly half way through 2018, it would be hard to say that there is a more pressing horror at play in the world today than realising just what Mark Zuckerberg and his techbro ilk hath wrought. It is no wonder then that Hollywood, ever helpful, is now taking it upon itself to predict what the consequences of such follies might look like.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Anon lacks identity and arrives at the finish line in a desiccated, cerebral, unsatisfying style.

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Radio New Zealand

Radio New Zealand

I had high hopes for Anon – based mostly on fond memories of Gattaca – but it feels terribly undercooked and first draft-ish.

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New Zealand Herald

New Zealand Herald

While the film's central concept is, if hardly groundbreaking, at least somewhat compelling, [director Andrew] Niccol is so determined to evoke noir in his storytelling that any twists and turns can be seen from miles away.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

Entertaining and intriguing - even if it provokes privacy concerns.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Niccol’s paranoid anxieties about the totalitarian dangers of cyberspace feel oddly glib and dated, light on thrills or narrative logic.

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

More potent as a cautionary tale than future noir, Anon's digital dystopia certainly gets a Like, even if it doesn't quite warrant a Share.

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