Castle in the Ground (2019) - Rotten Tomatoes

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Castle in the Ground (2019)

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Critic Consensus: While it's far from a feelgood drama, the well-acted Castle in the Ground approaches addiction with admirable honesty.

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A grieving teenager (Alex Wolff) befriends his charismatic but troubled next-door neighbor (Imogen Poots), only to become ensnared in a world of addiction and violence as the opioid epidemic takes hold of their small town.

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I liked this. It is unrelentingly bleak, but it is very well acted.

May 15, 2020 | Full Review…

Wolff gives the material his all. If only his efforts could compensate for the film's gradual descent into banality.

May 15, 2020 | Rating: 2/4 | Full Review…

Weak plotting and sluggish direction (by Joey Klein) bury his increasing peril in a story that emphasizes the dead-end chaos of lives controlled by cravings.

May 14, 2020 | Full Review…

"Castle in the Ground" knows that everything is not going to be okay, but nothing is never that easy to accept in its place.

May 13, 2020 | Rating: B- | Full Review…

An earnest, sometimes skillful effort that nonetheless often feels slack and underwritten, as well as ultimately less-than-rewarding.

May 13, 2020 | Full Review…

Just say no.

May 11, 2020 | Full Review…

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