Hardcore Reviews

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Michael Szymanski
International Press Academy
September 23, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
August 4, 2005
| Original Score: 1/5
Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
August 21, 2002
Distasteful and dull
| Original Score: 2/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
July 30, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
October 23, 2004
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
April 3, 2005
A big throbbing stress-headache of a movie, but you won't be able to turn it off.
| Original Score: 3.5/5
Victoria Alexander
FilmsInReview.com
August 14, 2004
Schrader;s gritty NYC runaway thriller.
| Original Score: 4/5
March 24, 2007
| Original Score: 3/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
January 13, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat
Spirituality and Practice
January 27, 2004
Hardcore is a vivid and convincing parable about the dangers of spiritual pride.
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
June 12, 2004
Strong internal drama.
| Original Score: 3/5
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
November 23, 2009
Hardcore is a softcore porn film that needed to be hardcore to have street cred as a believable investigative film about the porn industry.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Chuck O'Leary
Fantastica Daily
August 4, 2005
| Original Score: 5/5
Brian J. Arthurs
Beach Reporter (Southern California)
November 8, 2002
| Original Score: 4/5
Jon Niccum
Lawrence Journal-World
November 21, 2003
Scott gives a terrific performance
| Original Score: 3/5
John Esther
Pasadena Weekly
August 21, 2003
| Original Score: 4/5
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
September 5, 2004
Though Hardcore's so-called gritty images do have the power to disturb, it's because we're intrinsically aware of their psychic scourge on the hero
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Emanuel Levy
EmanuelLevy.Com
June 29, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Dave Kehr
Chicago Reader
January 1, 2000
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Janet Maslin
New York Times
May 9, 2005

Film4
May 24, 2003
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Variety
December 3, 2009
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