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Filth

Overview


Genre :

Drama

Release Date :

May 30, 2014 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Jon S. Baird

Starring :

James McAvoy, Jamie Bell, Joanne Froggatt, Imogen Poots, Jim Broadbent, Eddie Marsan, Shirley Henderson

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  Be the 1st!

4 of 5

“..with McAvoy acting as if his life depends on it, Filth is the Irvine Welsh film we've been waiting years for. Tastier than a deep-fried Mars Bar.....”
by James Mottram [Total Film]
3 of 4

“..unlike Jude Law's similarly offensive title character in Dom Hemingway, McAvoy is given a far better story to work from..”
by Linda Barnard [Toronto Star]
3 of 5

“..indeed, that aspect of this manic but often morbidly fun film is nothing to shake a stick at, either..”
by Joe Neumaier [New York Daily News]
“..Filth is still a hugely entertaining breath of foul air fuelled by McAvoy's impressively ugly star performance..”
by Stephen Dalton [Hollywood Reporter]
3 of 4

“..an explosive James McAvoy does a jumped-up version of Denis Leary's roguish "Rescue Me" character in "Filth," a cop caper that more than lives up to its name..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]
3 of 4
Reviewed by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]
1.5 of 4
Reviewed by Tom Keogh [Seattle Times]
Reviewed by Mark Adams [Screen International]
Reviewed by Guy Lodge [Variety]

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