20% The Identical Sep 05
20% The Longest Week Sep 05
71% Thunder and the House of Magic Sep 05
72% God Help the Girl Sep 05
—— The Remaining Sep 05

Top Box Office

92% Guardians of the Galaxy $17.1M
20% Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles $11.9M
39% If I Stay $9.3M
31% As Above/So Below $8.6M
21% Let's Be Cops $8.3M
37% The November Man $7.9M
17% When The Game Stands Tall $6.0M
32% The Giver $5.3M
65% The Hundred-Foot Journey $4.8M
34% The Expendables 3 $3.6M

Coming Soon

—— No Good Deed Sep 12
—— Dolphin Tale 2 Sep 12
—— Atlas Shrugged: Who Is John Galt? Sep 12
100% The Skeleton Twins Sep 12
100% The Disappearance of Eleanor Rigby Sep 12

New Episodes Tonight

88% Finding Carter: Season 1
43% Houdini: Season 1
67% Matador: Season 1
—— Rizzoli & Isles: Season 5
—— Royal Pains: Season 6
—— Sullivan & Son: Season 3

Discuss Last Night's Shows

—— Anger Management: Season 2
71% Dallas: Season 3
—— Mistresses: Season 2
25% Partners: Season 1
67% Teen Wolf: Season 4
62% Under the Dome: Season 2

Certified Fresh TV

86% The Bridge (FX): Season 2
91% Doctor Who: Season 8
83% Extant: Season 1
89% The Honorable Woman: Season 1
87% The Knick: Season 1
89% Manhattan: Season 1
97% Masters of Sex: Season 2
89% Outlander: Season 1
82% Satisfaction: Season 1
87% The Strain: Season 1
82% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
77% You're the Worst: Season 1

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Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile

Mel Gibson is back doing what he knows, playing a flawed character with redeeming qualities who is also a resourceful tough guy

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

May 11, 2012
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile

The richness of the prison backdrop is a source of amazement ...described as 'the world's sh*ttiest mall' with food stalls, drugs and sex on demand, guns in plentiful supply and an intimidation-driven system

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

May 11, 2012
Sam Bathe
Fan The Fire

A less than subtle attempt to get him [Gibson] back to the renegade action star roles with which he made his name.

Full Review Source: Fan The Fire | Original Score: 2/5

May 11, 2012
Robbie Collin
Daily Telegraph

[Gibson] and the boy make the kind of cross-generational double act that deservedly went out of fashion with Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom, although it's superficially toughened up with bad language and cigarettes.

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

May 11, 2012
Brian Orndorf

A pungent representation of Mexican torment (beyond the blaring ranchera music) with a violent twist, bringing out a particular groan to Gibson's puckish attitude the screen hasn't seen in years.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: B

May 11, 2012

Sun Online

It'll be way too grim for some, but fans of tough action cinema will find plenty to enjoy.

Full Review Source: Sun Online | Original Score: 3/5

May 10, 2012
Mark Adams
Daily Mirror [UK]

It is a film with no great pretensions... just one happy to hit the ground running and focus on violent action.

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

May 10, 2012
Peter Bradshaw

[A] lively, non-PC caper-thriller, with touches of Elmore Leonard and Quentin Tarantino...

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

May 10, 2012
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

The plot thickens to the density of Semtex, then explodes.

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

May 10, 2012
Vincent Renwick
The List

Co-written by Gibson, Grunberg and Stacy Perskie, the result is an enjoyable enough ride - one that even the most rampant Gibson-hater would find difficult to dislike.

Full Review Source: The List | Original Score: 3/5

May 10, 2012
Robin Clifford
Reeling Reviews

This is a Mel Gibson project and it shows the filmmaker's imprint, maybe a bit too much for the sake of a novice director.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: C+

May 10, 2012
Shaun Munro
What Culture

I cannot imagine what compelled Mel Gibson to star in something like this, but I am glad that he did.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 3/5

May 10, 2012
Jason Best
Movie Talk

Mel looks a lot more grizzled, of course, than when he first started playing his hair-trigger hotheads but he still oozes charisma. And when it comes to the film's scorching shootouts, he's still got the live-wire energy too.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

May 10, 2012
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

All of the swaggering attitude is just too much for a film that has absolutely no point to it.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 2/5

May 10, 2012
David Jenkins
Little White Lies

A superior genre effort, even if its chances of setting the box office on fire are less than zero.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 3/5

May 10, 2012
Stella Papamichael
Digital Spy

Gibson does well to keep up with all the madcap action and he brings a steeliness that echoes his work in Payback and Edge of Darkness.

Full Review Source: Digital Spy | Original Score: 3/5

May 10, 2012
Matthew Turner

Watchable, smartly directed thriller with an efficient, pared-down script and a strong performance from Gibson, though it's also a little too slick for its own good and the lack of character detail is occasionally frustrating.

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

May 10, 2012
James Mottram
Total Film

Melding Mel, Mexico and mariachi, Grunberg's debut is a watchable action-comedy, if a little throwaway. Good Friday-night fun.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

May 10, 2012
Henry Fitzherbert
Daily Express

The jail setting is eye-opening, Gibson is on good form and a tight narrative grips until events become too farcical towards the end.

Full Review Source: Daily Express | Original Score: 3/5

May 9, 2012
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

...classic Gibson action - part ultra violence, part Looney Tunes.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B-

May 9, 2012
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