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Lockdown Reviews

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February 17, 2003
Lockdown makes that excruciating and often terrifying ordeal of incarceration gut wrenching and palpable.
February 14, 2003
[A] modest yet intermittently powerful film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 14, 2003
Despite a low budget and predictable story line, Lockdown has undeniable power to it, fired by some fine performances and a terrifying portrayal of prison life that rings disturbingly true.
Full Review | Original Score: C+
February 14, 2003
Benefits from authenticity, sincerity and an honest sense of outrage.
Read More | Original Score: 3/4
February 14, 2003
What makes the movie memorable is its authenticity.
February 14, 2003
Melodramatic and sincere, Lockdown shows the penal system's corruptions sensationally, in ways that distinguish it from sensational prison flicks like Seagal's trippy Half Past Dead (2002) or Stallone's histrionic Lock Up (1989).
February 13, 2003
Though over-the-top and simplistic, the film has a punchy B-movie grit and gusto.
Read More | Original Score: B-
December 6, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
August 16, 2005
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
January 15, 2005
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
February 14, 2003
Doesn't tell you much about prison life that the movies ... haven't told you already.
January 3, 2003
Here's hoping Richard T. Jones will get a chance to display his chops in a real movie sometime.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
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