By The Gun Reviews

April 13, 2018
It's a confident composition impressively made for a paltry $3 million and it takes place in Boston's North End, where, among the outbreak of yuppie gentrification, the vestiges of the old school Mafia somehow still rage.
January 27, 2015
While By the Gun does incorporate much of what you'd expect from films of its ilk, it's also surprisingly self-aware.
December 5, 2014
Cliched, confused and thoroughly unnecessary, "By the Gun" features a meaty role for Boston rapper Slaine ("The Town") as Nick's best friend George, but writer Emilio Mauro deep sixes the character's early promise in a laughable "Mean Streets" ripoff.
December 4, 2014
Certain scenes in By the Gun pack a powerful punch, but it doesn't coalesce into a satisfying whole.
December 4, 2014
A strong contender for laziest mob movie ever made, the Boston-set Italian mafia tale "By the Gun" proves that what was once thrillingly exotic and coolly dangerous about gangster films is now hopelessly monotonous.