La Soga (The Butcher's Son) Reviews

January 31, 2011
August 18, 2010
Although at times the film gets bogged down in psychological murkiness, the relentless pace and brooding charisma of its star overcomes its narrative deficiencies.
August 13, 2010
The film's explicit depictions of regional violence have upset some audiences, but there's no denying their impact: those butchered pigs are only the beginning.
August 13, 2010
For some reason, the film, directed by Josh Crook, has a schmaltzy happy ending that's out of step with the rest of the story.
Top Critic
August 12, 2010
Even a breaking glass is filmed in slow motion and accompanied by ominous soundtrack pounding -- unless that thud is the movie hammering the same point home again and again.
August 11, 2010
Rings painfully familiar.
August 10, 2010
The subgenre's clichd two-way street of corruption and redemption predictably sees our antihero finding liberation in a childhood sweetheart while facing down the crooked lawman who led him to a life of transgression.