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The War Zone Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
July 2, 2012
dark and disturbing journey of family dysfunction
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic
Emanuel Levy
Variety
July 20, 2007
Gifted Brit actor Tim Roth makes a feature directing debut with this well-acted, uncompromisingly depressing drama about a working-class family torn apart by incest and abuse.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
October 10, 2005
A truly terrifying and tragic drama.
| Original Score: 4/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 17, 2003
Potent, depressing incest tale; excellent work by all four actors.
| Original Score: 4/5
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
[Tim Roth] takes a great risk in confronting a sensitive subject with such brazen matter-of-factness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Arthur Lazere
culturevulture.net
January 1, 2000
Nothing less than a triumphant directorial debut for actor Tim Roth, who gets every detail just right.
Peter Henne
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
However emotionally appalling and severe, the directorial debut of Tim Roth counters its despair with quiet beauty and takes brave insights into a dysfunctional family.
Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews
January 1, 2000
A grim drama.
Full Review | Original Score: C
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
Jake Euker
F5 (Wichita, KS)
June 12, 2005
| Original Score: 2/5
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews
April 9, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record-Chronicle
February 18, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide's Movie Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Top Critic

Globe and Mail
April 25, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Mark Palermo
Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
February 25, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
December 28, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic
Roger Ebert
At the Movies
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 90/100
James Brundage
Filmcritic.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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