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Staten Island (Little New York) Reviews

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November 22, 2009
An invigorating, lively and captivating crime drama boasting a terrific cast, sharp dialogue and just the right amount of dark comic relief.
Full Review | Original Score: 7.75/10
November 20, 2009
DeMonaco deserves credit for wanting to do something different. But what starts out as a witty tweak on tired mobster movies eventually collapses into those very same clichés.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
November 20, 2009
The tonal idiosyncrasies may grate early on but things coalesce nicely until the whole thing starts to resemble a diverting short story.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 20, 2009
If Staten Island, New York is an ode to what it calls "the forgotten stepchild of Manhattan," it is a barbed and quirky one.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
November 20, 2009
Best is D'Onofrio as a gangster turned environmental activist -- he puts on a white three-piece suit, climbs to the top of a gigantic tree and refuses to come down.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/4
November 17, 2009
Throughout, first-time director DeMonaco shows a predilection for white-hot patches of lighting, squeezed close-ups, and actor overindulgence.
November 15, 2009
Staten Island has the stench of meat left on the counter for too long.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
November 16, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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