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Point Blank Reviews

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October 18, 2017
It's brutal. It may be 50 years old but it still shocks.
Full Review | Original Score: 9/10
August 20, 2016
A dazzling concerto of colors and syncopated sounds in which a bad man briefly returns to the living, and then disappears back into darkness.
April 1, 2013
One of the four supreme masterworks in a major oeuvre ...
March 29, 2013
An almost experimental discourse on crime, punishment and revenge brilliantly shot by Philip H. Lathrop.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 29, 2013
Boorman brought a fresh eye to the LA locations in a film frequently remade but never equalled.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 28, 2013
An intriguing, disorientating 60s artefact.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
March 28, 2013
A movie to saviour again and again on the biggest screen you can get to.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 28, 2013
Has aged as well as Lee Marvin's brown jacket and tangerine shirt ensemble - that is to say, spectacularly.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
March 28, 2013
Can be seen as heralding a turning point in Hollywood cinema, which was to lead to the innovative filmmaking of the 1970s and beyond.
March 22, 2013
Boorman brings an existential bleakness and depth to his genre material (adapted from Donald E. Westlake's novel), and Marvin's minimal dialogue enhances the impact of his performance.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
February 21, 2008
Gritty, raw crime drama featuring tough Lee Marvin.
Read More | Original Score: 5/5
March 24, 2007
O roteiro pouco inspirado ganha novos contornos graças à performance durona de Marvin e, principalmente, as experiências de montagem feitas por Henry Berman.
| Original Score: 4/5
July 1, 2006
Heady stuff, and the third best film of 1967.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 9, 2006
There are moments of breathtaking visual creativity, from the not-quite-freeze-frames over the opening credits to a series of confrontational close-ups when things turn violent.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 28, 2005
...one of the best, toughest, and most grimly cold-blooded mystery noirs Hollywood has given us.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
June 25, 2005
Marvin carries much of the film on his gravelly, innate charm, but even he can't sustain one note that long
| Original Score: 3/5
January 30, 2005
Influenced by the classy Euro-art style of French director Alain Resnais.
Full Review | Original Score: A
October 23, 2004
It gets back into the groove of Hollywood thrillers, after the recent glut of spies, counterspies, funny spies, anti-hero spies and spy-spier spies.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
July 30, 2003
Scary and exciting at the same time, establishing Lee Marvin as the original Terminator.
| Original Score: A
July 24, 2003
What makes Point Blank so extraordinary is Boorman's virtuoso use of such unconventional avant-garde stylistics to saturate the proceedings with a classical noir mood of existential torpor and romanticized fatalism.
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