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49% Maleficent $6.2M
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24% Think Like a Man Too $4.9M
90% Edge of Tomorrow $3.7M

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86% Maron: Season 2
94% Rectify: Season 2
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84% Welcome to Sweden: Season 1
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Murder-Set-Pieces Reviews

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...amateurish and flat-out irredeemable...

Full Review Source: Reel Film Reviews | Original Score: 0/4

January 18, 2007
Staci Layne Wilson

Murder Set-Pieces is recommended for the fan of unvarnished exploitation grue; for those needing a little more style with the substance, dig deeper into your Argento collection.

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May 4, 2006
Heidi Martinuzzi
Film Threat

Palumbo has managed to take the best pieces of horror, thriller, and truth and patch them together in a tirade of horrific and disturbing imagery.

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

January 11, 2005
Debra Birnbaum
New York Post
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Aspires to be a highly stylized exploration of the mind of a serial killer, but it's nothing more than a gory, bloodsoaked snuff film, reveling in its own shock value as women are stabbed, strangled, raped and mutilated.

| Original Score: 0/4

January 7, 2005
Ned Martel
New York Times
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The director Nick Palumbo is determined to shock through a fictional German-born serial killer, who makes his mission clear with every thrust of knife blade and pelvis.

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

January 6, 2005
David Sterritt
Christian Science Monitor

An interesting effort to make the ultimate horror movie by imitating modern classics of the genre in a systematic way.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: 3/4

January 6, 2005
Ben Kenigsberg
Village Voice
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The lowest form of cinematic life, a movie so utterly degenerate it makes you wish that indie filmmakers had to prove a basic standard of decency in order to buy a camera.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

January 4, 2005
Dennis Harvey
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Pic's nastiness is so insistent, one-dimensional and excessive it risks self-parody.

Full Review Source: Variety

December 30, 2004
Scott Weinberg

A rather sickening marathon strung together by the flimsiest of subplots and populated exclusively by blood-soaked strippers.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 1.5/5

December 28, 2004

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 0/5

May 22, 2007

Film Threat

Full Review Source: Film Threat | Original Score: 4/5

December 6, 2005

Time Out
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Nigel Floyd
Time Out New York
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August 16, 2007

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June 24, 2006
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