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Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within Reviews

Elite Squad 2: The Enemy Within

Overview


Genre :

Action, Drama

Release Date :

November 11, 2011 (Limited)

Director :

Josa Padilha

Starring :

Wagner Moura, Irandhir Santos, Andre Ramiro, Milhem Cortaz, Maria Ribeiro, Seu Jorge, Taina Muller, Sandro Rocha, Andre Mattos, Adriano Garib, Julio Adriao

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  Be the 1st!

3 of 4

“..you almost feel like you're in the midst of an especially advanced video game..”
by Elizabeth Weitzman [New York Daily News]
Review rate : A-

“..this blistering-mad-as-hell sequel to the award-winning Elite Squad (2007)..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
Review rate : B+

“..the film chose to wisely expand its scope while also zeroing in on our hero and his family, so that the threat is real, palpable and personal..”
by Drew Taylor [indieWIRE]
“..psychologically he is the whole show; the rest are stereotypes..”
by Fredag [Satelite Direct]
Review rate : B+

“..offers an exhilaratingly bleak vision of what it describes as “an articulation of loathsome interests,”..”
by Alison Willmore [AV Club]
“..invite both tongue-clucking..”
by Mark Holcomb [Village Voice]
4 of 5

“..hero’s prominence sets up a stellar conclusion that retroactively questions..”
by Sam Adams [Time Out New York]
“..balances his descriptions of what might be called his adult education with regular eruptions of violence..”
by Stephen Holden [NY Times]
3.5 of 4

“..a much more intricate and exhilarating act than its predecessor..”
by Diego Costa [Slant Magazine]
3 of 4

“..a crackling musical score and eye-popping cinematography add to the nonstop ferocity..”
by V.A. Musetto [New York Post]

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