Surge (2020)

Surge (2020)

Surge (2020)

Emmy winner Ben Whishaw (A Very English Scandal) plays a man who discovers a wild streak within himself after robbing a bank in this 24-hour British thriller.

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Surge (2020) / Reviews

The Guardian

The Guardian

Karia is a smart film-maker and this is a valuable beginning.

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Screen Daily

Screen Daily

It's a shame that the screenplay by Rupert Jones and Rita Kalnejais didn't dig further. As a showcase for Karia's talents as a visualist, though, it works.

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Variety

Variety

As an experiment in steering a potentially tight thriller entirely by one character's irrational whims, it's abrasively compelling...

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Even though Whishaw is mesmeric, by the end of the 105-minute running time the whole experience starts to feel like being trapped in a broken-down subway car with a violent mental patient.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Joseph's actions don't build to a satisfying ending the way they needed to for this film to work.

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Little White Lies

Little White Lies

A very uncomfortable watch that offers a bravura showcase for Ben Whishaw's range.

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