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Synchronic (2019)



Critic Consensus: Synchronic sets off on an intriguingly idiosyncratic sci-fi journey that should satisfy fans of Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson's earlier work.

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When two New Orleans paramedics encounter a series of horrific deaths linked to a designer drug, their friendship and families are ripped apart by what is revealed to be a pill that causes time travel.


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All Critics (34) | Top Critics (5)

[A]though the ending of Synchronic is a bit more Hollywood than I'm used to in a Benson and Moorhead film, the duo's signature narrative ingenuity and ability to spin tension seemingly out of thin air have translated fully intact.

November 18, 2019 | Rating: B | Full Review…
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Once the big twist kicks in, there's plenty of gritty fun to be had, but patience is a hard-won virtue in genre filmmaking.

September 9, 2019 | Rating: 2.5/4 | Full Review…

Despite its uncanny start, Synchronic is just more normal than it might've been, and less deep.

September 9, 2019 | Full Review…

Moorhead and Benson allow the viewer to do most of this symbolic unpacking, resulting in a film that resonates on a deeper level than most disposable science fiction.

September 8, 2019 | Full Review…

"Synchronic" is more accomplished in its packaging than its content.

September 7, 2019 | Full Review…

The chemistry between Dornan and Mackie is certainly good enough to sustain the buddy element of the film, although Dornan's character rapidly begins to feel somewhat superfluous to the plot as events go on.

November 11, 2019 | Rating: 6/10 | Full Review…

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