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Faster Reviews

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James Luxford
The National (UAE)
August 30, 2011
enough grunt to send audiences home feeling there's potential in the former wrestler as the successor to Schwarzenegger and company
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
David Edwards
Daily Mirror (UK)
March 25, 2011
Packed with car chases and shoot outs, this isn't subtle, but there are some unexpected twists and surprisingly well-rounded characters, particularly Thornton's detective.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Thom Atkinson
The Skinny
March 24, 2011
What this has over other action fare is that all the main players have the ability to emote; say what you like about Johnson, he has enough presence and charisma to make this old vehicle purr.
Graham Young
Birmingham Post
March 23, 2011
Faster is sufficiently visceral to offer the sort of puerile pleasure that many will happily plead guilty for at the box office.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Phippen
Sky Movies
March 23, 2011
It's glossily entertaining stuff. And yeah, it's fast-ish... though Furiouser nails it better.
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon
March 23, 2011
Fast-paced and tightly written, this is an entertaining revenge thriller with strong performances, exciting action sequences and an impressively stripped down aesthetic that works well.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Ken McIntyre
Total Film
March 14, 2011
Although they're all indebted to some other film, there are some nice touches here.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
February 24, 2011
With a comically masculine vibe, this grisly rampage of revenge is inventive enough to hold our interest. Although even a tiny flicker of knowing dry humour would have made it a lot more entertaining.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Roger Tennis
Cinemaclips.com
February 6, 2011
Cutting right to the chase, Faster seldom slows down.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matthew Pejkovic
Matt's Movie Reviews
February 4, 2011
Faster surprises with its mix of heavy drama and action, yet takes itself to darn seriously.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Leigh Paatsch
Herald Sun (Australia)
February 3, 2011
So what if Faster doesn't quite hang together as a movie? It is still worth hanging out with if you're that particular type of action fan with a hankering for home-brand hard-assedness.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Jake Wilson
The Age (Australia)
February 2, 2011
Faster slides between tones like a blues guitarist between frets -- mingling Biblical allegory with blatant parody, yet never letting one cancel the other out.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)
February 2, 2011
A surprisingly above-par actioner.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
James Fletcher
FILMINK (Australia)
February 1, 2011
While it sticks to the formula of a revenge thriller, the characters are fully realised, surprisingly transforming this into a compelling human drama.
Anders Wotzke
Moviedex
January 31, 2011
There's a primal intensity, both adrenal and emotional, flowing through Tillman Jr's frenetic direction and Johnson's gritty performance that suggests there's more going on under the hood than the stock fittings let on.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile
January 31, 2011
The redeeming factors of this heavy-handed, dumbed down movie for action-loving young males are its eccentricities and contradictions.
Charles Koplinski
Illinois Times
December 6, 2010
Logic doesn't slow Johnson's Faster.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.0/4.0
Tony Medley
Tolucan Times
December 5, 2010
...the story line, which includes a theme of moral renascence of forgiveness and redemption, elevated the film above what one generally gets in this genre.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
December 5, 2010
...a watchable yet unsatisfying thriller that begins to evaporate from one's memory minutes after it ends...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Andrea Chase
Killer Movie Reviews
November 29, 2010
Riotously surreal and willfully so, it showcases Dwayne Johnson's star power, not to mention his pecs
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid
January 9, 2012
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