The Shadow of Violence Reviews

April 16, 2020
It's Jarvis whose potential star power leaps out at you.
March 16, 2020
The direction, by the novice Nick Rowland, is assured. You've seen it before. But not like this.
March 12, 2020
Lots of little worthwhile elements, mainly performances from Cosmo Jarvis and Niamh Algar.
March 11, 2020
Keoghan and Algar are excellent, Jarvis a sad-eyed revelation.
March 11, 2020
If the film doesn't quite have the sharpness of John Michael McDonagh's best work in similar terrain, it's a worthy companion piece, as dangerous and soppy-drunk as an old pub brawler.
March 5, 2020
Perhaps the ending of the film is a little predicable, but a talented and well-directed cast keep this movie motoring along, and Jarvis is a fierce screen presence.
September 12, 2019
It's a soulful showcase for Jarvis, who inspires terror and sympathy in equal measure... and the film is an impressive calling card for Rowland.
September 11, 2019
An engrossing tale that should do reasonably well in home-format placements, and give a definite leg up to the director and his principal collaborators.
September 7, 2019
The dramatic stakes feel rather low, and play out, particularly via the blood-soaked road-to-redemption climax, in the droningly soporific ways of many an indie.