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W Delta Z (The Killing Gene) Reviews

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Nigel Floyd
Time Out
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The performances are intense and Morton Søborg's gritty, atmospheric cinematography recalls '70s crime movies such as 'The French Connection'. Sadly, the tonally uneven 'WAZ' cannot quite match their piercing intelligence.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/6

February 22, 2008
David Gritten
Daily Telegraph

A little too close to torture-porn for most tastes, but debutant director Tom Shankland shows promise.

Full Review Source: Daily Telegraph

February 22, 2008
Peter Bradshaw
Guardian

This serial-killer horror is a knockoff of the now seriously knackered Saw franchise.

Full Review Source: Guardian | Original Score: 1/5

February 22, 2008
Lucius Gore
ESplatter

'The Killing Gene' feels like a film that was trying to be something else -- maybe a dark and bloody episode of 'The Wire.'

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

August 10, 2008
Scott Weinberg
FEARnet

The film succeeds on the back of one stellar performance, two surprisingly engaging plot threads, and a whole bunch of seriously unpleasant atmosphere.

Full Review Source: FEARnet | Original Score: 4/5

November 20, 2007
Anton Bitel
Film4

Out of the bloodiest horror, the darkest noir and the bleakest morality drama, Tom Shankland has crafted an unusual and highly affecting love story, with a central performance from Stellan Skarsgård to die for.

Full Review Source: Film4 | Original Score: 4/5

February 14, 2008
Mark Samuels
Total Film

Ugly to look at and nasty in the extreme, this British-made flick should please genre fans with its icky body horror. Beneath the surface gore, there's a healthy amount of psychological intensity for such a seemingly hackneyed Fincher clone.

Full Review Source: Total Film | Original Score: 3/5

February 22, 2008
Rob Daniel
Sky Movies

Recommended for audiences who thought Kevin Bacon's Death Sentence was too restrained; everyone else steer clear.

Full Review Source: Sky Movies | Original Score: 3/5

February 22, 2008
Nigel Andrews
Financial Times

Think of Saw and multiply it by Seven.

Full Review Source: Financial Times

February 22, 2008
Chris Tilly
IGN Movies UK

The most unusual and original horror film to be made on these isles in many a year.

Full Review Source: IGN Movies UK | Original Score: 3.5/5

February 22, 2008
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

It's a little misguided, but you can't help but admire [Shankland's] fierce sense of style.

Full Review Source: Shadows on the Wall | Original Score: 3/5

August 25, 2007
Matthew Turner
ViewLondon

Enjoyably trashy thriller, stylishly directed by Tom Shankland, despite a couple of dodgy performances and an over-reliance on gory torture scenes towards the end.

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

February 21, 2008
Jamie Russell
BBC.com

Although he struggles to make the British-feeling production convince, UK helmer Tom Shankland gets the faux-Fincher nihilism just right.

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

February 22, 2008
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine

If you've got the stomach for strong scenes of torture, and the heart to take part in an uncomfortable debate about human nature, this intelligent horror is well worth your time...

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine | Original Score: 4/5

February 22, 2008

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