Charm City Kings Reviews

October 9, 2020
[F]or all the energy both in front of and behind the camera, this thing rides the clutch way too much. It's not necessarily that it's disengaged; it's that it's so rocky.
October 8, 2020
Despite some commendable character work and a couple of stand-out performances, however, much of Soto's film oscillates between routine and formula.
October 8, 2020
Charm City Kings could be worse, but it's mediocre at best.
October 8, 2020
[It's] hitting predictable beats like it was upshifting an ATV's gears, from getting sucked into the game to bad decisions and bodies dropping.
October 8, 2020
Things happen and then more things happen, little of it surprising.
October 7, 2020
At over two hours long, it drags considerably, never grabbing you and engaging you in its story.
October 7, 2020
By the time we get to the third or fourth terse, macho stand-off, you may find yourself thinking, "Hey, remember when this was a movie about people riding dirt bikes?"
October 7, 2020
The film looks for an emotional payoff by continually upping the stakes of its main character's self-destructive short-term thinking.
January 31, 2020
Unable to harness the story's potential, the filmmakers instead deliver a mostly canned movie that flatlines 20 minutes before it comes to an end.
January 31, 2020
The film clangs like too many people took a wrench to the script.