Headshot Reviews

September 27, 2012
While there are some great twists and revelations here, I just kept wishing it would stop with all the cinematic tricks and get to more conventional, straight- forward storytelling.
September 27, 2012
A dreamy, elliptical neo-noir about a cop turned killer turned something else altogether.
September 27, 2012
Headshot is, unfortunately, far better with ideas than with narrative.
September 25, 2012
Neither fresh nor especially satisfying, but Ratanaruang distinguishes the hunt with his fluid kineticism, especially in the just-a-touch-too-infrequent shoot-outs and beatdowns.
September 25, 2012
Its vision of contemporary Thailand is recognizable as another society undeserving of redemption, but worthy of poetry.
September 23, 2012
This "Buddhist film noir," as writer-director Pen-ek Ratanaruang calls it, is surprisingly slow-moving and soulful for a film full of double-crosses and cold-blooded killing.
June 5, 2012
The result is a film of high style and assured cool, even if the storytelling gets a little gummy late in the game.