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Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels Reviews

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Joe Baltake
Sacramento Bee

The film had me alternating between a sugar high and drowsiness. One minute, I struggled to keep awake; the next, I was jumping in my seat. Neither extreme is particularly pleasurable.

Full Review Source: Sacramento Bee | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Harvey S. Karten

Would be a prominent piece of low-budget filmmaking if had appeared a decade or so ago, but by now the genre is so tired, the glorification of violent criminals so prosaic, that it rates simply as an also-ran.

Full Review Source: Compuserve

January 1, 2000
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

Although there are several funny episodes, the picture as a whole never quite gels.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 2.5/4

January 1, 2000
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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Guignol violence, Lock, Stock aspires to be something like the Beatles meet the Wild Bunch. Too bad it doesn't have even a rubber soul.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

January 1, 2000
David Edelstein
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Lock, Stock & Two Smoking Barrels is the laborious title of an even more laborious Cockney action movie.

Full Review Source: Slate

January 1, 2000
Ray Greene
Boxoffice Magazine

Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels is a movie with absolutely nothing to say.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine | Original Score: 2/5

January 1, 2000
Ross Anthony
Hollywood Report Card

Maintains a light-hearted perspective, despite the blood.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Report Card | Original Score: 2/4

January 1, 2000
Richard John
Jam! Movies

With it's likeable band of rogue heroes, comedic situations and standout performances is a great way to spend two hours.

| Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2000
Jon Popick
Planet Sick-Boy

What starts out as a hodgepodge of Pulp Fiction, Trainspotting and Reservoir Dogs slowly becomes as enjoyable and visually stylish as the films from which Lock, Stock draws its comparisons.

| Original Score: 9/10

January 1, 2000
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A very funny, very violent and altogether wonderful British crime caper that could have been made by Tarantino's cockney cousin, if he had one.

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 9/10

January 1, 2000
Elspeth Haughton
Apollo Guide

A uniquely entertaining film.

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 88/100

January 1, 2000
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Ritchie handles his convoluted plot and frenetic pacing with elan and sprinkles it all with liberal doses of black humor and lots of quotable dialogue.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher

January 1, 2000
Lisa Schwarzbaum
Entertainment Weekly
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The film's lures, while undeniable, are synthetic, and we never do learn what fuels all the greed besides pints of beer.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B-

January 1, 2000

E! Online

The slickly streetwise dialogue, atmospherically seedy UK underworld locations and the posse of hip, handsome male leads all contribute to the wild 'n' woolly high-energy entertainment.

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

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Lock, Stock is fun, in a slapdash way; it has an exuberance, and in a time when movies follow formulas like zombies, it's alive.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3/4

January 1, 2000
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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The cast is revved up to sizzle, with Sting in a smallish role, and the thick cockney dialogue is more comprehensible than you might think.

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
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This may be the first movie to capture the reckless exuberance of Pulp Fiction without seeming like a blatant rip-off.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle

Johnny Rotten circa 1977 couldn't have directed a more joyously obnoxious bit of tomfoolery.

Full Review Source: Austin Chronicle | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2000
Widgett Walls

I cannot recommend this movie enough. It's a funny, bright thriller that is an example of twisted perfection.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4.5/5

January 1, 2000
Jeanne Aufmuth
Palo Alto Weekly

Even when the violence gets out of control, as bad as 'a bad day in Bosnia,' there's an underlying level of wit and humor.

| Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
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