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Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On RED SPARROW

Review Roundup: Critics Weigh In On RED SPARROW

Dominika Egorova is many things. A devoted daughter determined to protect her mother at all costs. A prima ballerina whose ferocity has pushed her body and mind to the absolute limit. A master of seductive and manipulative combat. When she suffers a career-ending injury, Dominika and her mother are facing a bleak and uncertain future. That is why she finds herself manipulated into becoming the newest recruit for Sparrow School, a secret intelligence service that trains exceptional young people like her to use their bodies and minds as weapons.

After enduring the perverse and sadistic training process, she emerges as the most dangerous Sparrow the program has ever produced. Dominika must now reconcile the person she was with the power she now commands, with her own life and everyone she cares about at risk, including an American CIA agent who tries to convince her he is the only person she can trust.

Red Sparrow comes to theaters March 2. See what the critics are saying here:

Sean P. Means, The Salt Lake Tribune: "Alas, director Francis Lawrence, who has worked with his namesake star on three "Hunger Games" movies, does right by her but has a mess to contend with everywhere else. The script by Justin Haythe ("A Cure For Wellness"), adapting ex-CIA operative Jason Matthews' novel, is a drab slice of LeCarré-light, only occasionally punctuated with joyless sexual content and nasty torture sequences."

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