Illegal Tender Reviews

November 17, 2011
September 13, 2008
Clearly aware of the impact of visual style on the narrative, Jonathan Ogilvie uses a stylised 1920 Australian setting for a love triangle that involves all the basic drivers of human frailty
September 13, 2008
This is a story that sizzles with its themes of corruption, infidelity, racism and power. But there's a vital flaw ...
August 24, 2007
Illegal Tender isn't quite the mess you expect this time of year, a film that achieves a certain level of originality by reversing gender roles.
August 24, 2007
A solid meat-and-potatoes B-movie with enough personality to spin it in unexpected directions.
August 23, 2007
Wanda De Jesus' Pam Grier-worthy performance is the life force of the film. She's like a domestic Foxy Brown.
August 20, 2007
A problematic but compelling exaltation of violence, privilege, and ethnic pride, Illegal Tender is incessantly but hotly scored, suggesting something of a Sirk melodrama for our Reggaeton times.