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The Snowtown Murders Reviews

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Michael Nordine
Not Coming to a Theater Near You

It's a world where few deserve trust and fewer still make good on it.

Full Review Source: Not Coming to a Theater Near You

November 8, 2011
Joshua Blackman
FILMINK (Australia)

It's technically proficient, and succeeds in creating a perverse atmosphere, but it doesn't create a world that you'll want to inhabit for very long.

Full Review Source: FILMINK (Australia)

May 16, 2011
Anders Wotzke

A mildly intriguing, yet ultimately detached and pitiless portrait of psychopathy.

Full Review Source: Moviedex | Original Score: 2.5/5

May 9, 2011
Karina Longworth
Village Voice
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A dull thriller of ultra-bleak withholding.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

February 28, 2012
Tim Brayton
Antagony & Ecstasy

It has no particular observations about the mind of psychopaths that is worth the incredibly nasty feeling you get from sitting through its incredibly grim two hours.

Full Review Source: Antagony & Ecstasy | Original Score: 6/10

March 12, 2012

In spite of the inherently interesting subject matter and psychological dynamics explored, there is little in the way of suspense. I was intermittently bored throughout.

Full Review Source: TV-Wire

February 28, 2012
Lou Lumenick
New York Post
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Overlong and grim to the point where some scenes are virtually unwatchable...

Full Review Source: New York Post | Original Score: 1.5/4

March 2, 2012
David Edwards
Daily Mirror [UK]

However disquieting the film (based on the story of Australia's worst serial killer, John Bunting), it's also - inconveniently - awfully boring.

Full Review Source: Daily Mirror [UK] | Original Score: 2/5

November 19, 2011
Joshua Rothkopf
Time Out New York
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A movie that heaps so much dank atmosphere on its suburbanites, you can't help but sigh with relief when events turn to serial killing (finally?).

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

February 29, 2012
Richard Kuipers
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The result is a movie that can be admired in many respects from a distance but is progressively less emotionally engaging.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 23, 2012
Ethan Alter
Television Without Pity

Observing the character's regular and repeated acts of cruelty becomes numbing after awhile.

Full Review Source: Television Without Pity

March 9, 2012
Chase Whale

I did not know this film was based on a true story until the closing credits, which makes this story so much more terrifying. Director Justin Kurzel crafted a raw feel that will leave you slack-jawed.

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November 16, 2013
Tara Brady
Irish Times

The grimy social realism and gurgling torture scenes place director Justin Kurzel's startling debut midway between Animal Kingdom and Henry: Portrait of a Serial Killer.

Full Review Source: Irish Times | Original Score: 4/5

March 19, 2012
Paul Weedon
Little White Lies

Thought provoking, but leeringly nasty and deeply unsettling. This is one that will linger with you for days.

Full Review Source: Little White Lies | Original Score: 3/5

November 17, 2011
Grae Drake

Although it builds quiet, thick suspense and lacks the bravado and sensationalism of most films of the genre, that doesn't always work to its advantage.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 3/5

March 9, 2012
CJ Johnson
ABC Radio (Australia)

Definitely, and defiantly, Australia's Next Great Film, and the scariest it has ever produced.

Full Review Source: ABC Radio (Australia) | Original Score: 4.5/5

May 20, 2011
Kenji Fujishima
Slant Magazine

Whatever one ends up thinking about The Snowtown Murders, it's difficult to deny that it's a deeply impressive work.

Full Review Source: Slant Magazine | Original Score: 2.5/4

February 26, 2012
Shaun Munro
What Culture

This grim Aussie thriller derives unnerving power from the unspoken truths during tense silences, ominously closing doors that seal fates, and the disturbing banality of evil.

Full Review Source: What Culture | Original Score: 3.5/5

October 17, 2011

This oppressive account is one of the most effective and uncompromising horrors of human essence of recent years - a powerful testament to the talents of all involved.

Full Review Source: | Original Score: 4/5

November 17, 2011
Clem Bastow
The Vine

An incredible piece of cinema and a devastating, poetic work of storytelling, Snowtown is unmissable.

Full Review Source: The Vine | Original Score: 5/5

May 16, 2011
Kevin Jagernauth
The Playlist
March 2, 2012
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