92% Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes Jul 11
100% Boyhood Jul 11
9% Rage Jul 11
18% A Long Way Down Jul 11
—— The Class Of '92 Jul 08

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30% Deliver Us from Evil $9.7M
92% How to Train Your Dragon 2 $9.0M
48% Earth to Echo $8.4M
49% Maleficent $6.2M
54% Jersey Boys $5.2M
24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

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100% Defiance: Season 2
40% Dominion: Season 1
41% Gang Related: Season 1
86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
—— Rookie Blue: Season 5
88% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
44% Working the Engels: Season 1

The Green Butchers (Grønne slagtere) Reviews

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Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central

For a comedy, that most culturally-specific of genres, the Danish production travels remarkably well

Full Review Source: Film Freak Central | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 18, 2005
Phil Villarreal
Arizona Daily Star

Denmark may not have any Coen brothers, but it does have one Anders Thomas Jensen, and he's more than enough.

Full Review Source: Arizona Daily Star | Original Score: 3/4

February 17, 2005
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...considering the premise, this is a remarkably accessible little film.

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 3/4

February 13, 2005
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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The subject is so grim you may find that you've forgotten to laugh.

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

February 11, 2005
Derek Tse
Jam! Movies

Isn't for all tastes, but it's well worth digging into -- if you've got the stomach for it.

Full Review Source: Jam! Movies | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 11, 2005
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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Gruesome as it may sound, Butchers is a likeable, well-made film and a genuine comedy.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3/4

February 3, 2005
Jeffrey M. Anderson
Combustible Celluloid

An obvious and strained effort.

Full Review Source: Combustible Celluloid | Original Score: 2/4

February 1, 2005
Michael Booth
Denver Post
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You might not want to dine with this group, especially if they brought the meat. But it's OK to play with the knives a little.

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

January 28, 2005
Moira MacDonald
Seattle Times
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While it's got a refreshingly dry, nasty tone, the film is never quite as funny as it needs to be.

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

January 21, 2005
Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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It's much ado about mutton.

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

January 21, 2005
Stina Chyn
Film Threat

A dark comedy whose story is propelled by shock but sustained by issues of love and forgiveness.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 3.5/5

January 18, 2005
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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Neither funny nor outrageous nor horrifying nor conventionally affecting.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

January 14, 2005
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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You might say it's a case of too many ingredients spoiling the meal.

| Original Score: 2/4

January 7, 2005
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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Should have been either darker or funnier. Or both.

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

January 7, 2005
Maitland McDonagh
TV Guide's Movie Guide

Mines the deep vein of flat-out weirdness that runs through an apparently sleepy, picturesque Danish community.

Full Review Source: TV Guide's Movie Guide | Original Score: 3/5

January 7, 2005
Manohla Dargis
New York Times
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Nither high flying enough for the art house nor low down enough for the cult-video shelf.

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

January 6, 2005

E! Online

Great hapless performances by the leads keep things running even when the script decides to turn sentimental, threatening to make mincemeat out of the nasty fun.

Full Review Source: E! Online | Original Score: B+

December 22, 2004
Nelson Pressley
Washington Post
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Jensen's tone is admirably dry, and the film offers its pleasures through small, writerly details.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

December 10, 2004
Tim Cogshell
Boxoffice Magazine

A sort of reverse Dogme movie, set in a slightly surreal world where everyone and everything is just a bit off-kilter.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 3/5

December 10, 2004
Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times
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It is Jensen's acute sense of life's cruel absurdities that allows him to illuminate how pain and hilarity can continually flow into each other.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

December 9, 2004
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