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Kill the Irishman

Overview


Genre :

Action, Crime

Release Date :

March 11, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Jonathan Hensleigh

Starring :

Ray Stevenson, Christopher Walken, Val Kilmer, Linda Cardellini, Vincent D'Onofrio, Vinnie Jones, Paul Sorvino, Fionnula Flanagan, Laura Ramsey, Mike Starr, Jason Butler Harner, Robert Davi, Tony Lo Bianco, Steve Schirripa, Bob Gunton

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

“..suffers from the period's proclivity for cloying sentiment..”
by John Anderson [Variety]
3 of 5

“..looks awfully similar to mob sagas that have come before..”
by James Rocchi [MSN Movies]
Review rate : B

“..is pretty square, but the cast is tasty..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..is a pedestrian chronicle of an eventful true story..”
by David Rooney [Hollywood Reporter]
“..an extravagantly corny ode to the collapse of the Cleveland mafia in the 1970s..”
by Jeannette Catsoulis [NY Times]
1 of 4

“..a mind-numbingly familiar saga of thuggish tough guys..”
by Nick Schager [Slant Magazine]
“..a hugely entertaining pastiche of potent narrative vignettes..”
by Doris Toumarkine [Film Journal International]

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