Hardware Reviews

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Ian Berriman
SFX Magazine
October 19, 2010
One of those lovingly crafted movies where ingenuity and enthusiasm overcome the budgetary limitations.
Steve Newton
Georgia Straight
July 7, 2010
Stanley's attempts at visual stylishness are so relentless they preclude the simple act of telling a good tale.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Walter Chaw
Film Freak Central
January 19, 2010
Shut up. Try to pay attention.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
Brian Orndorf
BrianOrndorf.com
October 26, 2009
Nearly two decades later, Hardware retains its merciless poise, and while the filmmaker has slipped into obscurity, his finest work still lunges for the throat.
Full Review | Original Score: A-
Bryant Frazer
Bryant Frazer's Deep Focus
October 14, 2009
They say all you need to make a movie is a girl and a gun. But if you've got a girl and a killer robot, then you're really onto something.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies
August 16, 2006
Stanley is nothing if not a master of efficient filmmaking.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Widgett Walls
Needcoffee.com
May 6, 2003
Surprisingly capable sci-fi/monster thriller. And the soundtrack is so cool it can kill from fifty yards away.
| Original Score: 4/5
Luke Y. Thompson
New Times
January 16, 2003
Fantastic "future shock" movie about a killer robot run amuck in a postnuclear future. Not to be missed!
| Original Score: 5/5
Scott Weinberg
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
If the story were as involving as the visual style...
Full Review | Original Score: 5/10
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Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: D+
Mike McGranaghan
Aisle Seat
September 1, 2003
| Original Score: 1/5
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Entertainment Weekly
September 14, 1990
Full Review | Original Score: D+
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Variety
March 26, 2009
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Derek Adams
Time Out
June 24, 2006
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Vincent Canby
New York Times
May 20, 2003

Deseret News, Salt Lake City
January 1, 2000
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Richard Harrington
Washington Post
January 1, 2000
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