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18% Sex Tape $6.0M
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16% And So It Goes $4.6M
23% Tammy $3.4M
90% A Most Wanted Man $2.7M

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—— Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Aug 08
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—— Into The Storm Aug 08
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—— The Fosters: Season 2
—— Hit the Floor: Season 2
—— Longmire: Season 3
—— Major Crimes: Season 3
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—— Switched at Birth: Season 3
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

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60% The Lottery: Season 1
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78% Ray Donovan: Season 2
46% Reckless: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
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—— Unforgettable: Season 2
80% Vicious: Season 1
—— Witches of East End: Season 2

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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
87% The Strain: Season 1
85% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

Animal Kingdom Reviews

Dave Calhoun
Time Out
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It's not unique, but as a distillation of a well-worn genre, it's admirable.

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

February 23, 2011
Rene Rodriguez
Miami Herald
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The film establishes a menacing, unsparing mood that never wavers.

Full Review Source: Miami Herald | Original Score: 3.5/4

September 10, 2010
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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The naturalistic style Michod employs adds to the sense of dread. Is there no way out of this existence? To whom would it appeal?

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 4.5/5

September 8, 2010
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Dark and mesmerizing.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: B+

September 3, 2010
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
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It's a remarkable film: gritty, gut-churning, thrillingly acted.

Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 4/4

August 27, 2010
J. R. Jones
Chicago Reader
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Writer-director David Michod creates a densely textured moral universe that makes good on his metaphoric title.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

August 27, 2010
Chris Vognar
Dallas Morning News
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Animal Kingdom is a lean, patient crime thriller about one kid's transition from prey to predator.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: 4.5/5

August 27, 2010
Stephanie Merry
Washington Post
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The story meticulously unfurls like an apple carefully peeled in one long ribbon to reveal its rotten core.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 3/4

August 27, 2010
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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Mich˘d, in his feature debut, wonderfully creates a tribe where hope is lost and life is about getting what you can get, never mind who's lost along the way.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 26, 2010
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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This strong, assured Australian crime tragedy takes the time to dig into characters who would race past us like blurs in a stock thriller, endowing them with a rare depth and emotional truth.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 26, 2010
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Animal Kingdom explores the down and dirty side of human nature, fraught with greed, suspicion, and betrayal.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 26, 2010
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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Writer-director Mich˘d demonstrates an eerie virtuosity for someone just getting into feature films after apprenticing in award-winning shorts.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 20, 2010
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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You probably won't see a better directorial debut this year than David Mich˘d's Animal Kingdom, [a] coiled rattlesnake of a family-crime drama...

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

August 19, 2010
Andrew O'Hehir
Salon.com
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It's a distinctive, ominous and hypnotic work of cinema.

Full Review Source: Salon.com

August 13, 2010
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Step up for a pulverizing Aussie crime drama that cuts to the dark heart of the killing machine known as family.

Full Review Source: Rolling Stone | Original Score: 3/4

August 13, 2010
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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A naturalistic approach to an underworld story from Down Under is a welcome relief from exaggerated Hollywood fare.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

August 13, 2010
Liam Lacey
Globe and Mail
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A criminal procedural tilting to Greek tragedy.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

August 13, 2010
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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The film's depiction of the raw fear lurking below the brothers' braggadocio is the most pronounced emotion in a movie whose focus on the personalities of its criminals suggests an Australian answer to Goodfellas, minus the wise-guy humor.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 13, 2010
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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Seethes rather than burns in its first hour as the banality of evil settles in like mildew.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

August 13, 2010
Kenneth Turan
Los Angeles Times
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Marries heightened emotionality with cool contemporary style to illustrate one of the oldest of genre truths: "Crooks always come undone, always, one way or another."

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

August 12, 2010
Joe Morgenstern
Wall Street Journal
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A phenomenal debut feature with a terrific title.

Full Review Source: Wall Street Journal

August 12, 2010
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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Watching this small-time Melbourne crime family unravel under the weight of their overconfidence is riveting, as Australian writer-director David Michod takes his time methodically detailing their self-destruction.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

August 12, 2010
Noel Murray
AV Club
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Thank goodness Animal Kingdom is so stylish and sharply plotted.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B+

August 12, 2010
Jason Anderson
Toronto Star
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The suggestion that the authorities may comprise a clan that's as ruthless and amoral as the Browns also adds a pleasingly cynical edge that's often lacking in other crime dramas.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

August 12, 2010
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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The Melbourne of Michod's gripping allegory is a jungle of robbery, drug dealing, and dirty law-enforcement officials among the clean.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: A-

August 11, 2010
Sara Vilkomerson
New York Observer
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It's hard to take your eyes off Mr. Mendelsohn whenever he's onscreen. So creepy, so seductive, so scary-his stillness is more disturbing than when he's forced into action.

Full Review Source: New York Observer | Original Score: 3.5/4

August 11, 2010
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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Mich˘d seems to fully understand the banality of suburban violence, with its buzzing televisions and daffy, unsuspecting parents.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 4/5

August 11, 2010
Michael Atkinson
Village Voice
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Mich˘d wants a Greek epic but doesn't have the material.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

August 10, 2010
David Edelstein
New York Magazine/Vulture
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Mich˘d serves up Trainspotting-like tricks and narration that is beguiling, if rarely apropos. But the actors are something.

Full Review Source: New York Magazine/Vulture

August 2, 2010
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