Profile

critic Reviews

, 62% Fresh Tomatometer Score
  • Profile's unique narrative gimmick is enough to carry the film partway, but it's ultimately overwhelmed by an increasingly ludicrous plot.
  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Michael OrdoñaLos Angeles Times
    "Profile" works on several levels - as a cinematic feat, dual character study, gripping thriller ... and as a cautionary tale.
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    Adam GrahamDetroit News
    The script takes some leaps that may give you pause, but Kane and Latif's convincing, committed performances keep you logged on.
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    Jessica KiangRolling Stone
    We're left in a strangely artificial, airless, and impossible point of view, which is designed to mimic how we interact with the world through our screens but doesn't actually do that at all.
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    Glenn KennyRogerEbert.com
    In Profile the images mix real documentary footage with fictional social media and news organization posts. And meaning is elemental -- a simplistic rush meant to induce viewer panic. While also being incredibly on-the-nose.
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    James BerardinelliReelViews
    It's the best "screenlife" movie to-date and it hints at future possibilities.
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    Gary M. KramerSalon.com
    "Profile" may be manipulative, but it does create a thrill-ride vibe for viewers who fall under the film's spell.
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    Kevin A. RansonMovieCrypt.com
    ... as someone susceptible to recruitment while trying to expose it... the real terrors unfold in how technology can be used against someone... and how even a casual slip up can be fatal in a world of undercover amateurs.
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    Dan ScullyMovieJawn
    With the 'computer screen' movie subgenre being predominantly used for horror, it was nice to see it applied to a real world scenario so effectively.
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    Todd JorgensonCinemalogue
    Considering the narrative ambition and the topical subject matter, the result winds up more tedious than provocative.
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  • , Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Carla HayCulture Mix
    Beyond what's on the computer screens, the movie skillfully offers a metaphorical blank canvas where viewers can project their opinions on how they feel about investigative journalism, online relationships, and tactics used to fight terrorism.
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