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Winnipeg Free Press - Section G - - ENTERTAINMENT -

Is there room at the mul­ti­plex for yet another en­try in the young adult/ dystopia/sur­vival genre? Those who hunger for more could do worse than The Maze Run­ner, based on the first book in James Dash­ner’s tril­ogy.

— Cyn­thia Dick­son, Min­neapo­lis Star-Tri­bune The writ­ers seem to have been reared in the Lost school of sto­ry­telling, happy to pile on three more ques­tions for ev­ery an­swer.

San Francisco Chron­i­cle It’s the best of the Hunger Games wannabes we’ve seen so far.

— Wil­liam Goss, Austin Chron­i­cle There’s a DIY feel to The Maze Run­ner that’s mildly re­fresh­ing; you can imag­ine kids try­ing this at home.

— Steve Persall, Tampa Bay Times The over­all pro­duc­tion de­sign — in­clud­ing the open­ing ti­tles — looks a lot more like TV than a fea­ture film.

— Jor­dan Hoff­man, Guardian

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