71% Hercules Jul 25
68% Lucy Jul 25
33% And So It Goes Jul 25
—— The Fluffy Movie Jul 25
88% A Most Wanted Man Jul 25

Top Box Office

91% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes $36.3M
56% The Purge: Anarchy $29.8M
45% Planes: Fire And Rescue $17.5M
20% Sex Tape $14.6M
17% Transformers: Age of Extinction $9.8M
23% Tammy $7.4M
85% 22 Jump Street $4.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $3.9M
49% Earth to Echo $3.3M
49% Maleficent $3.2M

Coming Soon

—— Guardians of the Galaxy Aug 01
—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
—— Step Up: All In Aug 08
—— Let's Be Cops Aug 13
—— The Expendables 3 Aug 15

New Episodes Tonight

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
90% The Divide: Season 1
83% Extant: Season 1
—— Graceland: Season 2
—— Hot in Cleveland: Season 5
50% Jennifer Falls: Season 1
—— Motive: Season 2
69% Mystery Girls: Season 1
—— Rogue: Season 2
100% Suits: Season 4
38% Taxi Brooklyn: Season 1
—— Wilfred: Season 4
43% Young & Hungry: Season 1

Discuss Last Night's Shows

73% Chasing Life: Season 1
—— Covert Affairs: Season 5
88% Finding Carter: Season 1
75% The Hotwives of Orlando: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Perception: Season 3
—— Pretty Little Liars: Season 5
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 5
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3
57% Tyrant: Season 1

Certified Fresh TV

85% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
83% Extant: Season 1
79% Halt and Catch Fire: Season 1
100% Masters of Sex: Season 2
73% Murder in the First: Season 1
97% Orange is the New Black: Season 2
97% Orphan Black: Season 2
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
86% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
76% You're the Worst: Season 1

Angel of Evil Reviews

Page 1 of 2
Jeff Meyers
Metro Times (Detroit, MI)

Not to indulge in cliché, but given that Rossi Stuart penned the script with five other writers, it probably shouldn't be a surprise that so many cooks created a meal that's all sauce and no spaghetti.

Full Review Source: Metro Times (Detroit, MI) | Original Score: C+

June 24, 2011
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
Top Critic IconTop Critic

What is missing is any sort of psychological insight. Just what made Renato run? You won't find out here.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 17, 2011
Andy Webster
New York Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

To borrow Robert Evans's famous quotation about "The Godfather," you can smell the spaghetti, but less sauce might have helped.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

June 16, 2011
Robert Abele
Los Angeles Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Gangster clichés fly like submachine gun bullets in the Italian crime biopic "Angel of Evil," a restless and hollow rundown of '70s criminal Renato Vallanzasca.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1.5/5

June 16, 2011
Tom Keogh
Seattle Times
Top Critic IconTop Critic

As a tale of squabbling gangsters and prison intrigues, "Angel of Evil" is ordinary.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

June 16, 2011
Ernest Hardy
Village Voice
Top Critic IconTop Critic

You can all but feel the checklist being marked off, and the viewer is never really drawn into the world or made to care what's happening.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

June 14, 2011

The film, like all gangster movies, gets off on glamour and guns, which initially makes it a thrill to watch...

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 3/5

June 6, 2011
Philip French

Surprisingly poor on the larger social context.

Full Review Source: Guardian

May 28, 2011
Anthony Quinn

It's a bit of a plod, violent and overlong, from which we learn only this: even the Italians dressed badly in the 1970s.

Full Review Source: Independent | Original Score: 2/5

May 27, 2011
Derek Malcolm
This is London

If it falls short of either Gomorrah or A Prophet, it is an above average prison thriller, telling us of a strange man who fought most of his enemies to a standstill until he died.

Full Review Source: This is London | Original Score: 3/5

May 27, 2011
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

Cmpetently made, but after Mesrine, the recent Carlos The Jackal film and the Mafiathemed Gomorrah, this is one sub-genre that's fast reaching saturation point.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 3/5

May 27, 2011
Christopher Tookey
Daily Mail [UK]

The main reason to see this is a charismatic leading performance by Kim Rossi Stuart. Even so, it makes two hours feel like four.

Full Review Source: Daily Mail [UK] | Original Score: 0/5

May 26, 2011
Peter Bradshaw

None of it's bad: but it leaves unanswered the question of why exactly we should care about this guy.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 2/5

May 26, 2011
David Gritten
Daily Telegraph

Angels of Evil is just one damned thing after another.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 2/5

May 26, 2011
Claire Oakley
Little White Lies

This film works as a straight up guns-and-money flick, but its clichés fail to involve us in the myth that is the Angel of Evil.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 2/5

May 26, 2011
Sophie Ivan

Unlikely to reshape the canon but an entertaining enough retro Italian gangster romp.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3/5

May 26, 2011
Damon Wise
Radio Times

Rising Italian star Kim Rossi Stuart is the standout in this fast-paced biography of Milanese gangster Renato Vallanzasca, who fancied himself as something of a Robin Hood figure in the mid-1970s.

Full Review Source: Radio Times | Original Score: 4/5

May 26, 2011
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

There are a few too many characters to keep straight, and some irrelevant sideroads, but it's a gripping ride

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3/5

May 26, 2011
Matthew Turner

Engaging, energetic gangster thriller-slash-biopic with a charismatic central performance from Kim Rossi Stuart, though the pacy direction means that the film is often frustratingly light on context and detail.

Full Review Source: ViewLondon | Original Score: 3/5

May 25, 2011
David Jenkins
Time Out
Top Critic IconTop Critic

Terrible orch-rock soundtrack aside, it makes for an engrossing if hollow romp.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

May 25, 2011
Page 1 of 2
Find us on:                     
Help | About | Jobs | Critics Submission | Press | API | Licensing | Mobile