All Things To All Men Reviews

April 5, 2013
[A] smartly made but twirly-plotted thriller ...
April 4, 2013
Oh lord, that was a genuinely complex and gripping London-set noir.
April 4, 2013
It's a stylish and involving experience, with an intriguing touch of Mike Hodges. Isaac is a film-maker with a future.
April 4, 2013
The spiralling plot becomes increasingly academic while it seems to think it's being terribly clever.
February 13, 2019
If it wasn't for the presence of a talented cast and a few decent set pieces, it could almost be a tourist video.
September 1, 2017
It's fast and flashy but it wants a bit of heart.
May 25, 2015
Watching producer-turned-director George Isaac's debut you can't help feeling that somewhere, lying lost on a cutting room floor, there might be a better movie.
April 12, 2013
Despite Sewell's laconic ruthlessness, Stephens's steely taciturnity and Byrne's world-weary arrogance, there's an all-round lack of conviction.
April 8, 2013
The latest attempt to make a British Michael Mann-style crime epic based on a fundamental misunderstanding of what Michael Mann actually does as a filmmaker.
April 5, 2013
Sadly, there has been such a glut of gun-packed London crime thrillers, that it simply isn't enough to make one that looks good and has a fierce energy: you need a solidly structured plot that goes somewhere unexpected.
April 5, 2013
Everybody's a supporting player. Nobody finds a trajectory worth following. Everybody is modestly corrupt. Nobody is believably conflicted.
April 4, 2013
All Things to All Men is relentless and entertaining in its fast paced narrative: a film that allows no respite from beginning to end.
April 4, 2013
It's ultimately let down by a confusing script and a frustratingly distant approach to its characters.
April 2, 2013
Dreary, ridiculous and utterly unfathomable.
April 1, 2013
Stylishly shot, but drained of power by flavourless writing.
April 1, 2013
Wants to be Heat, ends up closer to a high-gloss episode of The Bill.
March 22, 2013
It's not often you find a crime thriller that doubles as a tourist information video.