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Tyrannosaur Reviews

Ty Burr
Boston Globe
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The movie is cruelly frank about the ways damage cascades down to the powerless, but while it's not for the fainthearted (or for animal lovers), rewards are there.

Full Review Source: Boston Globe | Original Score: 3/4

March 1, 2012
Rick Groen
Globe and Mail
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The principals are superb, with Mullan and Colman doing a masterful job of inhabiting their separate but equal prisons.

Full Review Source: Globe and Mail | Original Score: 3/4

January 27, 2012
Peter Howell
Toronto Star
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You won't find two finer performances in recent times than those by Mullan and Colman, who in a perfect world would each have received Oscar nominations this week.

Full Review Source: Toronto Star | Original Score: 3/4

January 26, 2012
John Hartl
Seattle Times
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If the script ultimately seems a bit extreme (are there no immediate consequences for Joseph's tantrums or the criminal outbursts of Hannah's abusive husband?), it's often surprisingly successful in pushing the limits of British kitchen-sink drama.

Full Review Source: Seattle Times | Original Score: 3/4

December 8, 2011
Ben Sachs
Chicago Reader
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Paddy Considine's first feature as writer-director comes off like a playwriting exercise, with familiar characters taking every opportunity to wage messy, cathartic arguments or exhume traumatic memories.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

December 1, 2011
Michael Phillips
Chicago Tribune
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The acting - particularly the moving performance of Olivia Colman as a battered spouse living in a grim corner of Leeds, England - is fierce and committed. So why doesn't its impact linger?

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 2/4

December 1, 2011
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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This isn't the kind of movie that even has hope enough to contain a message. There is no message, only the reality of these wounded personalities.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 3.5/4

December 1, 2011
Stephen Whitty
Newark Star-Ledger
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If only Considine was not so intent on trying to shock us. He succeeds at that, all right - but in doing so he fails his film.

Full Review Source: Newark Star-Ledger | Original Score: 2.5/4

November 19, 2011
Kyle Smith
New York Post
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True, the stars are very good at what they do, but so what?

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

November 18, 2011
William Goss
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Like a bruise, black and blue and more deeply felt than it initially seems.

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November 18, 2011
Peter Rainer
Christian Science Monitor
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The performances carry the film and occasionally lift it beyond its kitchen-sink lower-depths doldrums.

Full Review Source: Christian Science Monitor | Original Score: B

November 18, 2011
Betsy Sharkey
Los Angeles Times
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It is the kind of film that leaves you limp, exhausted and feeling battered by the end. But its wrenching performances make the beating worth weathering.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times | Original Score: 4/5

November 17, 2011
Jeannette Catsoulis
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Propelled by male rage but softened by Considine's big-hearted understanding of his characters, this bruising slice of urban life rewards our patience.

Full Review Source: NPR

November 17, 2011
A.O. Scott
New York Times
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The characters are trapped, suffocated, pushed through a story that gives them very little room or time to figure themselves out, and that finally turns their feelings into the wan stuff of fable.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 2/5

November 17, 2011
Joe Neumaier
New York Daily News
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Considine's intense film isn't easy viewing, and surely isn't pretty, but his actors are remarkable.

Full Review Source: New York Daily News | Original Score: 3/5

November 17, 2011
Keith Phipps
AV Club
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Tyrannosaur sounds like a particularly extreme work of British working-class miserablism, but Considine and his cast have no use for comfortable distance created by cliché.

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

November 17, 2011
Melissa Anderson
Village Voice
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Tyrannosaur is British miserabilism at its most numbingly brutal and blunt.

Full Review Source: Village Voice

November 15, 2011
Steven Rea
Philadelphia Inquirer
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Hope? Redemption? Catharsis? Tyrannosaur offers such possibilities, but the trip getting there is brutal, indeed.

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

October 27, 2011
David Jenkins
Time Out
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It's not a particularly deep or unique statement, but Considine howls it with sincerity and conviction.

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

October 5, 2011
Keith Uhlich
Time Out New York
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Both Mullan and Marsan are expectedly stellar, but it's Colman, a performer better known for TV comedies, who gives the film its deeply moving soul.

Full Review Source: Time Out New York

March 24, 2011
David Rooney
Hollywood Reporter
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This is an intense exploration of the corrosive effects of human violence. And its eventual glimmer of redemption is entirely earned, not artificial or consoling.

Full Review Source: Hollywood Reporter

February 8, 2011
Charles Gant
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Brit thesp Paddy Considine makes a strong writing-helming feature debut with "Tyrannosaur," recycling the same cast, characters and setup he used for his 2008 award-winning short "Dog Altogether."

Full Review Source: Variety

January 22, 2011
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