Shelter 2015An ominous disaster forces five survivors to wait out nuclear winter in a secret underground bomb shelter. With limited supplies and nowhere else to go, they struggle against the clock, uncertain if they'll survive until it's safe to return to the surface. As weeks turn into months, one room proves too small for five people. Habits curdle into routine, relationships dissolve, obsessions give way to madness.Keywords:
Actors of "Shelter 2015"
Directors of "Shelter 2015"Wrion BowlingAdam C. Caudill
Creators of "Shelter 2015"Wrion BowlingAdam C. Caudill
Critic Reviews of "Shelter 2015"RogerEbert.comNovember 13, 2015
What started as an engaging character study falls apart when the cards that Tahir and Hannah are dealt are so obviously and overtly stacked against them at every turn.Detroit NewsNovember 13, 2015
Both actors bring confused dignity and downright anguish to their roles, and if Bettany eventually begins piling the woes on a bit heavy, they make you believe that as dark as things get, they're still more than possible.New York TimesNovember 12, 2015
Mr. Bettany's sketchy, unconvincing screenplay is more interested in Ms. Connelly's execution of exploitative stunts than in seriously examining the social crisis it purports to lament.Philadelphia InquirerNovember 12, 2015
Despite its terrific performances and its great use of locations, Shelter doesn't have enough substance to hold your attention or linger in the mind for long.AV ClubNovember 12, 2015
In his earnest effort to depict how tough life is for the downtrodden, [Bettany] dogpiles his two protagonists with manufactured misery ...New York ObserverNovember 11, 2015
Some people will find it too emotionally wrenching to watch, but there are moments of raw, understated sensitivity, encapsulating the ache of regret at the heart of Shelter.The Film StageFebruary 20, 2016
A document on our judgment of the homeless-preconceptions and ignorance towards-as well as forgiveness.The ListDecember 14, 2015
Shelter feels like an act of penance for all involved, and Connelly's powerful performance perfectly captures the anguish of a woman rendered all but invisible by poverty.CinemaBlend.comNovember 24, 2015
While there are flashes of impressive direction - especially in his use of location - Bettany's woefully underwritten script almost immediately dogs Shelter down.Contactmusic.comNovember 24, 2015
Paul Bettany makes a strong impression with his first film as a writer-director, exploring the big issue of homelessness from a variety of pointed angles.MetroNovember 12, 2015
A mixed bag that gets some things right and is refreshing about others. It also fumbles about at times and feeds on old cliches that need to die.Movie NationNovember 12, 2015
Too soulful to write off as an exercise in movie stars playing at homelessness.
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