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Killing Bono

Overview


Genre :

Comedy

Release Date :

November 04, 2011 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Nick Hamm

Starring :

Ben Barnes, Robert Sheehan, Krysten Ritter, Pete Postlethwaite, Charlie Cox, Luke Treadaway, Ralph Brown, Martin McCann, Justine Waddell

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

“..the movie can't really kill Bono..”
by Mark Jenkins [NPR]
“..the migraine of a story arc needed sharp comedy reflexes..”
by Michael Atkinson [Village Voice]
1.5 of 5

“..sadly, I cannot report that Postlethewaite's work here is worthy of paying attention to the clattering mess that surrounds it..”
by Chris Cabin [Filmcritic.com]
Review rate : B-

“..has all the makings of an entertaining rock-and-roll movie..”
by Christine Champ [Film.com]
“..gives his final performance as a dandyish, wise-cracking landlord..”
by Jordan Mintzer [Hollywood Reporter]
“..dialogue is occasionally sharp, even genuinely funny at times, but not often enough to support the farcical antics of the last act..”
by Leslie Felperin [Variety]
“..a shapeless rock-music caper that, like its deluded antihero, just doesn't know when to stop..”
by Jeannette Catsoulis [New York Times]
3 of 4

“..a charming admixture of "Goodfellas" and "Almost Famous,"..”
by Kyle Smith [New York Post]

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