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We Are What We Are Reviews

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Chuck Bowen
Slant Magazine

A competent barebones transfer of a horror film that deserves to win a wider audience among the Netflix crowd.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine

August 8, 2011
Laura Clifford
Reeling Reviews

Grau equates his cannibal family much like Tobe Hooper's Texas clan - as disenfranchised poor people living on the fringes of society struggling with their own familial power structure.

Full Review Source: Reeling Reviews | Original Score: B-

July 20, 2011
Jeremy Heilman
MovieMartyr.com

If the resulting work ultimately fails to completely marry its disparate goals, it's to Grau's credit that he manages to make this slow-burning horror drama work as well as he does.

Full Review Source: MovieMartyr.com | Original Score: 57/100

July 14, 2011
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times
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An unexpectedly rich exploration of family bonds, blood rituals and the oftentimes zombie-like desire to assume the roles proscribed to each of us, played out with a sharp undertow of political allegory and darkly comic sensibility.

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

February 24, 2011
Elvis Mitchell
Movieline

You might want to catch We Are What We Are before its inevitable, much-too-glossy remake brightens the walls of American multiplexes.

Full Review Source: Movieline | Original Score: 7.5/10

February 24, 2011
Jeannette Catsoulis
New York Times
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Unfolding in an impoverished neighborhood in Mexico City, this disturbing debut paints social decay with bold, elegant strokes and dizzying camera angles.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

February 18, 2011
V.A. Musetto
New York Post
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Grau's script is intelligent, and it has something to say about family and social dysfunction. You just might want to skip meat for a few days.

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 3/4

February 18, 2011
Ian Buckwalter
NPR
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Like zombie auteur George Romero at his best, Grau locks his sights on his social commentary of choice and goes after it with the zeal of a 19-year-old cannibal girl sinking an ax into the skull of her next meal.

Full Review Source: NPR | Original Score: 7.5/10

February 17, 2011
Geoff Berkshire
Metromix.com

A visually striking debut for writer-director Jorge Michel Grau, who proves he has the chops for atmospheric horror even when his pretentious storytelling tendencies undermine the end result.

Full Review Source: Metromix.com | Original Score: 3/5

February 17, 2011
Chris Cabin
Filmcritic.com

lack of exposition and an air of genuine confusion are key to the film's modest successes

Full Review Source: Filmcritic.com | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 17, 2011
Keith Phipps
AV Club
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Grau effectively mixes wry, bloody, deadpan gags, family drama, and stomach-churning violence.

Full Review Source: AV Club | Original Score: B

February 17, 2011
Brian Juergens
CampBlood.org

With its sly message of self-empowerment in the face of overwhelming odds, this is pretty much the Mexico City Pride float of Mexican gay cannibal movies.

Full Review Source: CampBlood.org | Original Score: 7/10

February 17, 2011
J. Hoberman
Village Voice
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We Are What We Are is a darkly comic social allegory as well as an atmospheric little genre flick.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 15, 2011
Jason Best
Movie Talk

Mexican director Jorge Michel Grau['s] macabre film has its share of grisly moments, but more importantly, it also has something to say.

Full Review Source: Movie Talk

November 22, 2010
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

It's often very grisly, but has a fine sense of visual style and an extremely black streak of comedy.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 4/5

November 17, 2010
Sophie Ivan
Film4

Without doubt, the best Mexican cannibal horror movie of the decade.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 3/5

November 15, 2010
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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While it concerns itself with the gruesome logistics of finding bodies to be ritually sacrificed and chopped into bite-size pieces, Grau's hybrid film achieves a morbid fascination that is reinforced by Santiago Sanchez's artfully scuzzy cinematography.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 15, 2010

This is a film that's often more interesting to deconstruct than watch because Grau hasn't yet worked out how to marry his intellectual ideas with a throat-gripping storytelling style.

Full Review Source: Scotsman | Original Score: 3/5

November 15, 2010
Robbie Collin
News of the World

Should win fans from the horror and arthouse crowds alike.

Full Review Source: News of the World | Original Score: 3/5

November 14, 2010
Tim Robey
Daily Telegraph

Grau uses his rigorously grim scenario to mount a slightly studenty thesis about an underclass feeding on itself.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph | Original Score: 3/5

November 12, 2010

Sight and Sound
June 18, 2012
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