By The Gun Reviews

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.