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Get the Gringo

Overview


Genre :

Drama, Thriller

Release Date :

May 01, 2012 (VOD)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Adrian Grunberg

Starring :

Mel Gibson, Peter Stormare, Scott Cohen, Bob Gunton, Dean Norris

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Go! Watch this movie. You'll regret if not seeing it.    Readers  3 of 5 [Rate It]

“..what makes Gibson so interesting in his masochistic fantasy pictures is that you can't quite ever get a bead on where his characters are coming from..”
by Tony Dayoub [Cinema Viewfinder]
“..this film however doesn't live or die on the quality of Gibson's performance, it's almost as if the film knows he's gonna bring a good performance regardless..”
by J.C. De Leon [Screen Invasion]
“..the plot with the money is a bit twisted and a bit hard-to-follow, but then, that's an element that marks this kind of scuzzy crime movie..”
by Witney Seibold [Crave Online]
“..the film's look doesn't fare much better than its story, either..”
by Daniel Carlson [Pajiba]
“..the film's jail is patterned after El Pueblito..”
by John Horn [Los Angeles Times]
3.5 of 5

“..slick design, tongue in cheek humour and penchant for grizzly violence..”
by Matthew Pejkovic [Matt's Movie Reviews]
Review rate : B+

“..refreshingly, 100% Mel..”
by Drew Taylor [Indie Wire]
9 of 10

“..it's a terrific action flick, and the kind that needs to be supported by those who appreciate the genre..”
by Chris Bumbray [JoBlo's Movie Emporium]
“..gibson's sensibility remains one that chuckles at carnage and sees torture as the most effective way to ratchet up audience sympathies..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]
“..complicated settings, are pulled off with vigor and a solid feel for what counts visually..”
by Todd McCarthy [Hollywood Reporter]
“..a sort of shoot 'em up Tarantino style satire by way of Machete..”
by Prairie Miller [News Blaze]

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LATEST REVIEWS

THE INTRUDERS :

“..this is one of those movies that's not very good but not so offensively bad that I regret ever seeing it. No doubt, it's also something I probably won't remember in a week..”
by Brian Oliver [The Movieman]

FOCUS :

“..like a counterfeit handbag: It looks great but falls apart when you reach into it..”
by Rafer Guzman [Newsday]

A LA MALA :

“..thoroughly predictable, and despite an original setup, the movie never rouses the emotions..”
by Marjorie Baumgarten [Austin Chronicle]

THE HUNTING GROUND :

“..the stories are horrifying, but essential to hear..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]

OUT OF THE DARK :

“..a horror movie with an anti-globalist bent that's more interesting than its halfhearted scares..”
by Sara Stewart [New York Post]

THE SALVATION :

“..delivering a highly stylized widescreen revenge picture loaded with weapons and driven entirely by "superficial action"..”
by Peter Debruge [Variety]

EVERLY :

“..the film isn't particularly convincing either as a rousing anthology of bloodsport set pieces or a deeply felt portrait of revenge and reunion..”
by Vadim Rizov [A.V. Club]

'71 :

“..the hard-charging debut feature from TV director Yann Demange, makes us live every vivid, violent moment with him, the threat of death lurking at every turn..”
by Peter Travers [Rolling Stone]

BLUEBIRD :

“..undoubtedly a remarkable achievement, especially for a first-time filmmaker..”
by Jordan Hoffman [Film.com]

THE LAZARUS EFFECT :

“..still, "The Lazarus Effect," clocking in at a brief 86 minutes, doesn't go far enough, isn't scary enough and has mad scientists who just aren't mad enough..”
by Joe Neumaier [NY Daily News]