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The Night Clerk (2020)



Critic Consensus: With a pair of charismatic leads struggling to enliven a poorly conceived story, The Night Clerk checks out early -- and viewers may want to follow suit.

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While on duty, a young, socially challenged hotel clerk (Tye Sheridan) witnesses a murder in one of the rooms but his suspicious actions land him as the lead detective's (John Leguizamo) number one suspect.

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For an alleged psychological thriller, The Night Clerk has no thrills, suspense or tension.

February 21, 2020 | Rating: 1/4 | Full Review…
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Forget the half-baked investigation and quarter-baked love story -- the real mystery here is how this movie is so boring.

February 21, 2020 | Rating: 1.5/4 | Full Review…

[I]t's a bit ironic that in hindsight The Night Clerk will be remembered, if at all, as a movie de Armas was way too good for-an unfortunate mile marker on her road to movie stardom.

February 20, 2020 | Rating: C- | Full Review…
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The film may intend to be a Rear Window for the mini-cam era, but it lacks Hitchockian perplexity and perversity.

February 20, 2020 | Full Review…
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Those anticipating something more traditionally calibrated will likely be disappointed with the film's muted thrills and noncommittal denouement, but the elegantly composed film nevertheless makes for a creepy, contemplative entry in the Cristofer canon.

February 20, 2020 | Full Review…

The police procedural aspects of "The Night Clerk" are as second-rate as the detective's investigation. But the movie's more emotional quandaries compel...

February 20, 2020 | Full Review…
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