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Max Payne Reviews

Hank Sartin
Time Out
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Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/5

November 17, 2011
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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John Moore directs the hell out of the action, while Jonathan Sela's glistening photography captures the snow and rain that fall on these bloody New York streets. But you'd have to be on crack not to guess the 'surprise' finale.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 2/6

November 14, 2008
David Hiltbrand
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Max Payne is a junkyard dog of a film that is true to its video-game roots even as it transcends them.

Full Review Source: Philadelphia Inquirer | Original Score: 3/4

October 23, 2008
Wesley Morris
Boston Globe
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The filmmakers aim their cynicism more at us than at any government or drug company.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 1/4

October 18, 2008
Mike Mayo
Washington Post
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Sexy girls and lots of automatic weapons are involved in an occasionally coherent plot.

Full Review Source: Washington Post

October 17, 2008
Claudia Puig
USA Today
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You can't help but wonder where the fine actor in The Departed and even Invincible has gone. It's not been a good year for Wahlberg: First The Happening, and now this.

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 17, 2008
Rob Salem
Toronto Star
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Maybe somebody decided the movie was already so convoluted and leaden that throwing in a few swooping, screeching valkyries could only help. They do not.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 1/4

October 17, 2008
Richard Corliss
TIME Magazine
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The moviegoers are passive hostages on a long ride they've taken so many times before. So gameboys are advised to man their PlayStations this weekend; action-movie fans in search of red meat can wait for the inevitably more graphic DVD version.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

October 17, 2008
Ted Fry
Seattle Times
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A movie that cares much more for poetic choreography in explosive gunfights than gaping lapses of logic in a flimsy crime narrative.

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

October 17, 2008
Peter Travers
Rolling Stone
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Max just drags on as it drags you down. If you stay and watch the endless end credits, there's a short scene that hints a sequel is coming. That's what I call real pain.

| Original Score: 1/4

October 17, 2008
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Maybe fans of the game will be okay with the cinematic adaptation but for those who aren't new to Max and his world, this isn't an impressive introduction. Clunky action, chaotic plotting, and embarrassing dialogue are not ways to impress newcomers.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 2/4

October 17, 2008
John Anderson
Newsday
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Mark Wahlberg, who has proved himself a very capable actor, seems to have nominated himself for the Russell Crowe Lack of Charisma Award, and is running a pretty convincing campaign.

Full Review Source: Newsday | Original Score: 2/4

October 17, 2008
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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A weak little sister to Sin City.

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

October 17, 2008
Elizabeth Weitzman
New York Daily News
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No amount of generosity could excuse the levels of ineptitude on display here.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 1/5

October 17, 2008
Colin Covert
Minneapolis Star Tribune
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Dark, moody, extremely twisted and hard to enjoy on any level.

Full Review Source: Minneapolis Star Tribune | Original Score: 1/4

October 17, 2008
Sam Adams
Los Angeles Times
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Miserable, in every sense of the word.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 1/5

October 17, 2008
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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Max Payne, game or movie, has precious little to say.

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

October 17, 2008
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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The movie is a series of glum interrogation scenes that lead nowhere special, with a not-quite-sci-fi urban murkiness that makes it look like someone was trying to shoot Blade Runner in Cleveland.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: D

October 17, 2008
Tom Long
Detroit News
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Max Payne may be the worst movie of the year. The "may be" qualifier is only because the year isn't over yet.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: D-

October 17, 2008
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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Honestly, you find yourself rooting against Payne's survival, even with a good actor in the hollow role. There's nothing inside the film's sour, slovenly spirit of vengeance.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 1/4

October 17, 2008
Christy Lemire
Associated Press
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A straight-up action picture, and a rather bombastic, familiar one at that.

October 17, 2008
Scott Tobias
AV Club
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A big reason why videogame-to-movie adaptations are currently batting .000 is that filmmakers work so hard at recreating a game's look that they ignore the obvious problem of assembling a bunch of lame cutscenes into a story.

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

October 17, 2008
Mick LaSalle
San Francisco Chronicle
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A critic can stay alert through movies that would put elephants into comas, but I doubt most people will stay awake for Max Payne.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle | Original Score: 1.5/4

October 17, 2008
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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Max Payne is content to be an efficient vehicle for the delivery of a familiar range of sensations, some of which almost rise to the level of feelings.

| Original Score: 2/5

October 17, 2008
Justin Chang
Variety
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Moore artfully blends vidgame and film-noir aesthetics while editor Dan Zimmerman‚(TM)s measured rhythms yield a more coherent, less frenzied work than one might expect from the source material.

Full Review Source: Variety

October 17, 2008
Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
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The emotional underpinnings and psychological depths of great detective fiction get tossed aside for a wallow in stylistic excess.

October 17, 2008
Laremy Legel
Film.com
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Full Review Source: Film.com | Original Score: D

October 17, 2008
Amy Biancolli
Houston Chronicle
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Full Review Source: Houston Chronicle | Original Score: 1/4

October 17, 2008
Roger Moore
Orlando Sentinel
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As good as a couple of its action beats are, Max still suffers from the heartlessness that makes games emotionally inferior to movies. Nobody ever shed a tear over a video-game character's death.

Full Review Source: Orlando Sentinel | Original Score: 2/5

October 16, 2008
Bill Goodykoontz
Arizona Republic
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The story, involving conspiracies, doesn't always make sense. And the surprises are easy to predict; director John Moore doesn't try to hide them.

Full Review Source: Arizona Republic | Original Score: 2.5/5

October 16, 2008
Hank Sartin
Time Out New York
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No one actually cares if the story adds up in a movie based on a video game. Audiences expect to have their nerve endings stimulated (or frayed), as they will be by the aggressive, bass-heavy sound mix.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York | Original Score: 2/6

October 15, 2008
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