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Escape from New York Reviews

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Matt Brunson
Creative Loafing

Russell's iconic character is so enjoyable to watch that it's a shame his only other screen appearance was in the dim-witted sequel Escape from L.A.

| Original Score: 3/4

December 23, 2003
Ed Gonzalez
Slant Magazine

The oppressive power of Carpenter's Scope framing is matched only by his ability to speak to contemporary affairs.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 16, 2003
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

Though it's not the best movie to emerge from the Carpenter/Russell partnership (that remains The Thing), it's an awfully close second.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

December 9, 2003
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

I love this movie, yet I'm not sure if I respect it.

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 3.5/4

November 19, 2003
Jeremiah Kipp
Filmcritic.com

John Carpenter imaginatively [sketches his] high concept premise in this cult classic.

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

September 1, 2003
Gerry Shamray
Your Movies (cleveland.com)

Great B-movie fun.

| Original Score: 4/5

July 6, 2003
Brian Mckay
eFilmCritic.com

[Russell] channels Eastwood with a low, gruff voice and snide offhand remarks ... Snake Plissken is the kind of hero you can get behind

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 4/5

April 16, 2003
Marjorie Baumgarten
Austin Chronicle

Kurt Russell creates the most unforgettable role of his career: the criminal/hero Snake Plissken.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle

March 10, 2003
Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

John Carpenter's apocalyptic thriller has aged remarkably well; its vision of Manhattan as a giant maximum security prison anticipates better-known dystopias like Blade Runner and Brazil.

| Original Score: 4/5

December 30, 2002
Ed Gonzalez
Apollo Guide

This isn't a brazenly colourful futuristic landscape but a grimy portrait of a city not far from the down-and-dirty real New York of the late '70s and early '80s.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 71/100

October 18, 2002
Jonathan R. Perry
Tyler Morning Telegraph (Texas)

Gloriously cheesy post-apocalyptic fun with Kurt Russell at his grizzled best.

| Original Score: 3/5

August 4, 2002
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

I remember it being a lot better than it actually is. So if you have fond memories of a long-ago viewing of EFNY, I'd suggest not ruining them by revisiting the film again.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

October 9, 2001
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews

A superb action adventure, movie that makes us nostalgic towards the times when the future looked bleak.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 8/10

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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When the final credits roll, you can be forgiven a vague sense of dissatisfaction, because the creativity that went into formulating the premise was never extended to the script writing stage.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com

Cult classic that earns its status.

Full Review Source: eFilmCritic.com | Original Score: 8/10

January 1, 2000
James O'Ehley
Sci-Fi Movie Page

Overall the effects and sets are quite realistic and director Carpenter keeps the whole stew boiling to make a rather enjoyable dinner.

Full Review Source: Sci-Fi Movie Page | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World

| Original Score: 2/5

September 2, 2005
Randy Shulman
Metro Weekly (Washington, DC)

| Original Score: 3/5

July 22, 2005
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com

| Original Score: 3/5

June 26, 2005
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

| Original Score: 4/5

May 11, 2005
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