- 1h 36min
- Directed by: Henry Joost/Ariel Schulman
- Written by: Jeanne Ryan, Jessica Sharzer
- Cast: Emma Roberts, Dave Franco, Emily Meade
- UK release: 11 August 2016
Vee (Roberts) and Ian (Franco) become engaged in an online game that gifts them cash for carrying out increasingly risky dares. Roberts and Franco have great chemistry, but the silly plotline (adapted from Jeanne Ryan’s cliché-ridden YA novel), ugly gender politics and obvious conclusion make it a clumsy and preachy cautionary tale.
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Nerve8 Aug 2016
Resonant thriller about the danger of online gaming which squanders its promise on a silly, obvious ending
With the Pokemon Go craze sweeping the world, this fast-paced and incredibly silly cyber-thriller from the makers of Catfish truly plugs into the zeitgeist. Directors Henry Joost and Ariel Schulman bring a fiery energy to Jessica Sharzer's adaptation of…
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