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Blackbird Reviews

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May 16, 2013
This well-paced chase thriller stars Eric Bana and Olivia Wilde as sibling crooks on the run from a botched casino heist.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 10, 2013
This debut feature from Nova Scotia filmmaker Jason Buxton offers a series of subtle revelations that challenge expectation without a hint of soapbox grandstanding or raging primal screams.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
May 10, 2013
The clock starts to drag, and some energy is lost. But the movie displays a lot of promise both in front of and behind the lens.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
May 10, 2013
Credit to Buxton here for extracting conviction from such young actors. The performances aren't wholly redemptive, but they are compelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
May 9, 2013
Though I appreciate Buxton's rookie attempt to present an alternative look at teen rage, I can't help seeing that this overreaching film goes nowhere with only clichés to guide it.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
September 19, 2012
Told with a rare mix of humanity and procedural clarity that recalls, nay, honours the late, great Alan Clarke.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
September 18, 2012
...the film ultimately feels much, much longer than its 103 minutes.
Full Review | Original Score: .5/4
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