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Heartless

Overview


Genre :

Thriller, Drama

Release Date :

November 19, 2010 (Limited)

Director :

Philip Ridley

Starring :

Jim Sturgess, Clemence Poesy, Noel Clarke, Timothy Spall, Joseph Mawle, Eddie Marsan, Luke Treadaway, Jon Macmillan

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Nothing's perfect, but it's worth seeing.    Readers  5 of 5 [Rate It]

3 of 5

“..Worth seeing..”
by Matthew Turner [ViewLondon]
4 of 5

“..the film's flaws are easily forgiven since its searing visuals conjure up an intoxicating landscape unlike anything else seen in British cinema..”
by Trevor Johnston [Radio Times]
1 of 5

“..the aim of Heartless is not nuance..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
“..Special effects are used sparingly but persuasively, and tech values overall are impressive..”
by Joe Leydon [Variety]
2 of 5

“..Perplexing..”
by Anthony Quinn [The Independent]
2.5 of 5

“..It's the kind of film that generates a dedicated cult audience..”
by Rich Cline [Shadows on the Wall]
3 of 5

“..It's a film of two halves - the first long and paranoid about urban violence, and somewhat overfond of menacing graveyard whispers on the soundtrack..”
by Tim Robey [The Daily Telegraph]
3 of 5

“..impressive, and it really does deliver a few good frights..”
by Cath Clarke [The Guardian]
1 of 5

“..Heartless? Gormless is a more apt description..”
by Ben Rawson-Jones [Digital Spy]
4 of 5

“..Heartless is no exception..”
by Anton Bitel [Film4]
Review rate : B-

“..Heartless gets progressively better as it goes along..”
by Nathan Rabin [A.V. Club]
3 of 5

“..Effective jump-shocks and a strong turn from Eddie Marsan mask an over-complicated last act..”
by Kim Newman [Empire Magazine]
4 of 5

“..a quiet, emotionally charged ending as surprising as it is bold..”
by Nigel Floyd [Times Out]
1 of 4
Reviewed by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
Reviewed by Nick Pinkerton [Village Voice]

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