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The War Zone Reviews

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John A. Nesbit
Old School Reviews
July 2, 2012
dark and disturbing journey of family dysfunction
Full Review | Original Score: B
Top Critic
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
September 7, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: B
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Emanuel Levy
Variety
July 20, 2007
Gifted Brit actor Tim Roth makes a feature directing debut with this well-acted, uncompromisingly depressing drama about a working-class family torn apart by incest and abuse.
Full Review | Original Score: B-
Cole Smithey
ColeSmithey.com
October 10, 2005
A truly terrifying and tragic drama.
| Original Score: 4/5
Todd Jorgenson
Denton Record-Chronicle
February 18, 2005
| Original Score: 4/5
Nick Davis
Nick's Flick Picks
August 17, 2003
Potent, depressing incest tale; excellent work by all four actors.
| Original Score: 4/5

TV Guide
July 30, 2003
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Mark Palermo
The Coast (Halifax, Nova Scotia)
February 25, 2003
| Original Score: 3/5
Philip Martin
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
December 28, 2002
| Original Score: 3/5
Paula Nechak
Seattle Post-Intelligencer
April 3, 2002
Full Review | Original Score: B
Michael Dequina
TheMovieReport.com
January 1, 2000
[Tim Roth] takes a great risk in confronting a sensitive subject with such brazen matter-of-factness.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
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James Berardinelli
ReelViews
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/4
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Roger Ebert
At the Movies
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 4/4
Dan Jardine
Apollo Guide
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 90/100
Greg Muskewitz
eFilmCritic.com
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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Susan Stark
Detroit News
January 1, 2000
| Original Score: 4/4
Marc Savlov
Austin Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Peter Henne
Film Journal International
January 1, 2000
However emotionally appalling and severe, the directorial debut of Tim Roth counters its despair with quiet beauty and takes brave insights into a dysfunctional family.
Bill Chambers
Film Freak Central
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 8/10
Top Critic
Edward Guthmann
San Francisco Chronicle
January 1, 2000
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
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