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Charlie Countryman

Overview


Genre :

Romance, Action

Release Date :

November 15, 2013 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Fredrik Bond

Starring :

Shia LaBeouf, Evan Rachel Wood, Rupert Grint, Mads Mikkelsen, Til Schweiger, Melissa Leo, James Buckley, John Hurt, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vanessa Kirby

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 5

“..the action is kinetic enough to keep us entertained..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [NY Daily News]
“..movies don't get any worse than Charlie Countryman..”
by Rex Reed [New York Observer]
“..is slickly made, but its unfocused pop culture expressivism has a lingering side effect of emptiness - it's so earnest about being grand and gritty in equal measure it fails at both..”
by Robert Abele [LA Times]
“..Fredrik Bond's direction and Matt Drake's screenplay deliver a charisma-free trip into a world of gratuitous violence, contrivances and tedium...”
by John Anderson [Variety]
“..fanciful crime-drama romance that gratifyingly eschews strict genre classification..”
by Justin Lowe [Hollywood Reporter]
Review rate : F

“..a pastiche of bad film cliches and scenes devoid of any real conflict or character development..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]
2 of 5
Reviewed by Sam Adams [Time Out New York]

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