Cardboard Gangsters Reviews

October 3, 2018
...any sympathy for our "hero" is severely taxed.
March 28, 2018
It is sure to appeal to a large audience in Ireland and abroad and I look forward to what all involved will show us next.
March 25, 2018
It explores themes similar to the director's previous films, King Of The Travellers, Stalker, and Between The Canals, and, like them, persuasively evokes the lives of marginalised people.
March 23, 2018
The idiom an "eye for an eye" has never rang more true.
August 7, 2017
Mark O'Connor's film isn't subtle, but it's made with swagger and its antihero fits the bill as a certain kind of crime-drama archetype: overambitious, stupid and doomed, he nonetheless has a crude poignancy.
August 4, 2017
Mark O'Connor's film is a formulaic, but confidently handled gangster flick set in the rock-hard Darndale district of north Dublin.
August 4, 2017
It manages the trick of respecting the aspirations of those left behind by the Celtic Tiger economy while handing out a few tough lessons on the cost of responsibility.
August 4, 2017
Connors' compelling performance creates a degree of sympathy for Jason however the film seems a little too fond of his brutality and casual misogyny.
August 3, 2017
O'Connor puts the pedal to the metal with this picture and drives it like he stole it, as they say - with some exhilarating results.
August 3, 2017
O'Connor captures a potent disaffection of youth, and the ease with which this can slip into lawlessness.