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Vengeance (Fuk sau) Reviews

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V.A. Musetto
New York Post
December 10, 2010
Few directors make ac tion movies with the pizazz of Hong Kong's Johnnie To...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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Manohla Dargis
New York Times
December 9, 2010
Both newcomers to Mr. To and longtime admirers should be prepared for a master class in directing.
| Original Score: 4/5
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David Fear
Time Out
December 8, 2010
You need to be one helluva director to pull off using kids' stickers as a climactic plot point; this auteur makes it look like child's play.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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J. Hoberman
Village Voice
December 7, 2010
Vengeance tempers tough-guy sentimentality with schoolyard existentialism.
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G. Allen Johnson
San Francisco Chronicle
August 13, 2010
To's smooth, balletic style, noirish lighting schemes and compositions are made for the big screen...
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Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
August 10, 2010
A formula thriller done as an elegant genre exercise.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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Nick Pinkerton
Village Voice
August 10, 2010
More than once does To's grandiose imagism miraculously grant this rote thriller a gleam of the sublime.
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Geoff Andrew
Time Out
May 18, 2009
If indeed there is anything surprising about this cliché-packed genre fare, it's the degree to which To and his screenwriter Wai Ka-Fai are prepared to indulge their flair for the ludicrous.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/6
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Kirk Honeycutt
Hollywood Reporter
May 17, 2009
Rational behavior takes a backseat to genre requirements, though few if any will care when the killers stalk each other with such a tongue-in-cheek sense of destiny and deliver deadpan dialogue that makes fun of their own absurdity.
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Justin Chang
Variety
May 17, 2009
Johnnie To and Johnny Hallyday have a bloody good time in "Vengeance," a smoothly executed revenge thriller that finds one of Hong Kong's genre masters in assured action-movie form.