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Red State

Red-1-thumbstandard Director Kevin Smith puts a unique spin on the horror genre in this tale of hormonal urges gone awry. Three high school boys answer an online ad from a woman seeking wild sex and find themselves face-to-face with a supernatural force that threatens to destroy them. Will their unholy desires lead them to ruin? The cast includes Michael Parks, Michael Angarano, John Goodman, Kevin Pollak and Melissa Leo.
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Netflix Rating: 3.4
NYT Review
Kevin Smith’s “Red State" is a horror-action move, but what it does best is talk. -- A. O. Scott Read the review
Rotten Tomatoes: Rotten 58%
Critics' score: 58   Audience score: 68   Rotten Tomatoes page
Top Rotten Tomatoes Critics

Wants so badly to push viewers' buttons, but struggles to reach them more often than not. full review

William Goss, Film.com

For all its boisterous profanity and splattery violence, the film is more of a weary sigh than a sputtering volley of indignation. full review

A.O. Scott, New York Times

Add a bunch of forgettable characters (including a one-note Melissa Leo) and an ending which flirts with (but then flees from) a truly provocative climax, and you've got a project which perhaps only Rob Zombie could have made something of. full review

Stephen Whitty, Newark Star-Ledger

Red State is cleverly contrarian enough to get a rise out of almost any audience. full review

Todd McCarthy, Hollywood Reporter
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  • Release Year: 2011
  • MPAA Rating: R
  • Runtime: 97 min
  • Available From: Oct 18, 2011
  • Queued by: 6585 people
Directed By
Kevin Smith
Cast
Melissa Leo, John Goodman, Michael Angarano, Kyle Gallner, Kevin Pollak, Stephen Root, Marc Blucas, Kevin Alejandro, Michael Parks, Anna Gunn
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