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, 60% Fresh Tomatometer Score
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    Matthew MonagleAustin Chronicle
    Which makes it all the more frustrating that Profile reduces this interesting premise to its most lurid elements.
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    The performances are unremarkable, the direction minimal, while the clumsy appropriation of a real world Isis threat for cheap cinematic thrills seems, at best, questionable.
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    David EhrlichindieWire
    The answers to these mysteries are mighty predictable (a fact that Bekmambetov tries to obscure by reaching them through a string of silly plot twists), but Profile nevertheless sells us on how seductive these interactions can be.
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    Peter BradshawGuardian
    It is contrived but it does hang together, just about, although Bekmambetov cheats it a little with speeded-up "time passing" sequences.
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    Guy LodgeVariety
    An undeniably engrossing but almost entirely specious affair: Any factual grounding gives way beneath the film as it devolves into shrill heart-versus-head melodrama.
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    Wendy IdeScreen International
    The film crackles with tension.
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    Haleigh FoutchCollider
    Screenlife format isn't just a gimmick, it's an effective and unconventional cinematic method that allows you to step straight into the mind of the character and put you through the ringer right with them.
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    Michael GingoldBirth.Movies.Death.
    The dichotomy between [the characters], as much as the bigger picture of the rabbit hole Amy goes spiraling down, is what gives Profile its suspenseful power.
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    Sarah WardConcrete Playground
    Slick, thrilling and utterly involving, and with pitch-perfect performances to go with it, it's a film that not only entertains and engages, but lingers.
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    Rob HunterFilm School Rejects
    Imagine your Windows desktop screen, but even less upsetting, off-putting, and terrifying.
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