Faster

Faster

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Faster Reviews

Keith Uhlich
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

November 17, 2011
Calvin Wilson
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
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Only Gugino, one of the most underrated actresses in Hollywood, displays emotional complexity - and do you really need that in an action flick? Actually, yes.

Full Review Source: St. Louis Post-Dispatch

November 24, 2010
Stephen Holden
New York Times
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Structurally "Faster" is as blocky as its star. Fancy camera angles and changes in hue cannot camouflage its stumbling, blunt-force narrative style, in which plot turns are dropped like bricks.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/4

November 24, 2010
Stephen Cole
Globe and Mail
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The Killer subplot looks and feels like it was grafted on with Krazy Glue. Thornton's character never adds up. And the film's big whiplash surprise ending is a real you've-got-to-be-kidding groaner.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 2/4

November 24, 2010
Dan Kois
Washington Post
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By the end of this underwritten wanna-B movie, only the black-and-white muscle car is left standing with its dignity intact.

Full Review Source: Washington Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 24, 2010
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Despite much effort, neither Johnson nor director George Tillman Jr. can make this preposterous tale, the latest misfire from CBS Films, live up to its title.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1/4

November 24, 2010
Gary Dowell
Dallas Morning News
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Johnson's performance is one of seething rage camouflaging emotional scars as ugly as the physical ones, a grim, single-minded figure straight out of a Jim Thompson or Richard Stark novel.

Full Review Source: Dallas Morning News | Original Score: 3/5

November 24, 2010
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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After an initial burst of energy, things trudge along.

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

November 24, 2010
Tom Horgen
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Johnson's movies work best when he's playing his funny opposite. Comedy is hard. Badass is not.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2010
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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Most of it is pretty predictable, familiar stuff. But Dwayne Johnson has a presence whose sum is more than the total of his acting parts.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 2/4

November 24, 2010
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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Sometimes all you really want is a cheese sandwich. Sometimes it's fun to be 12, for a while.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 3/4

November 24, 2010
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Rotate the plot, change the period, spruce up the dialogue, and this could have been a hard-boiled 1940s noir. But it doesn't pause for fine touches and efficiently delivers action for an audience that likes one-course meals.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 24, 2010
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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There is nothing subtle about "Faster," and that's the best thing about it.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 3/5

November 24, 2010
Adam Markovitz
Entertainment Weekly
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Faster ... leaves it to Johnson -- as deadly focused as a gunsight -- to make it all believable. The problem is, he can't..

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D

November 24, 2010
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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The Rock didn't start calling himself by his actual name, Dwayne Johnson, so he could make garbage like "Faster."

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 0/4

November 23, 2010
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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"Faster'' is meat-and-potatoes action with a side of crazy.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 23, 2010
James Rocchi
MSN Movies
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... a film as brutally simple and yet unexpectedly complex as 'Faster' becomes a pleasure in and of itself, and a thing to be cherished.

Full Review Source: MSN Movies | Original Score: 4/5

November 23, 2010
Keith Phipps
AV Club
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It's as fun as it sounds, but only up to a point.

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

November 23, 2010
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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As films of this genre go, Faster is a middle-of-the-road offering, but those expecting something fast-paced and frenetic are likely to be disappointed.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 23, 2010
Bruce Demara
Toronto Star
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There are a couple of plot twists that -- carefully seeded into the story -- are intended to shock and surprise but actually come across as contrived and highly implausible.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 2/4

November 23, 2010
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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The script by Tony Gayton and Joe Gayton isn't really a vehicle for Johnson; it's more of a three-headed narrative that keeps knocking heads.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

November 23, 2010
Robert Koehler
Variety
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This misfired actioner marks Dwayne Johnson's return to muscle movies, this time without any measurable humor.

Full Review Source: Variety

November 23, 2010
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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A throwback to the '70s -- straight action with a few clever twists, all anchored by solid characters actors

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

November 23, 2010
Jake Coyle
Associated Press
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The movie is in such a hurry that it doesn't bother to slow down for proper names, instead referring to its main characters as archetypes.

Full Review Source: Associated Press

November 23, 2010
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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Whatever brownie points Tillman scored with "Notorious", "Faster" is that wake-up call that he's no John Woo.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 1.5/4

November 23, 2010
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