London Fields Reviews

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October 24, 2018
Utterly impossibly to separate from the off-screen drama. The finished result wasn't worth the agony everyone went through to get it on the screen.
October 23, 2018
It dashes joylessly through dense material, too quickly for individual moments to register, much less resonate.
October 23, 2018
There's a part where Billy Bob Thornton's terminally ill novelist , in his writer's block, begins typing **** over and over. I would be lying if I said I didn't contemplate doing the same thing once I realized I had to write about this movie
October 18, 2018
The aggressively awful "London Fields" is, once again, proof that not every successful novel should become a movie.
October 14, 2017
I have a feeling this movie only exists because of people doing [Johnny] Depp favors.
September 14, 2016
It's like a music video, cretinously portenteous, in the worst possible taste.
September 14, 2016
London Fields overflows with interesting ideas but they are frequently buried under lurid fantasy sequences, blunt-edged satire and the sense that it is much more amused by its own wild daring than we are.
September 14, 2016
So comprehensively does the film fail to represent the labyrinthian literary wonders of Amis' book that it scarcely seems worthwhile to detail its universal shortcomings.
September 14, 2016
Whatever director Matthew Cullen and writer Roberta Hanley have cooked up with this screen adaptation, it's nothing if not a debauched hodgepodge for the senses that dares you to abandon it at almost every turn.
September 14, 2016
There are myriad bizarre moments.
September 14, 2016
Novelistic, rich and awfully silly.
September 14, 2016
This spiraling story of sex, murder, darts, premillennial dread and authorial anxiety becomes a veritable hash of garish, disassociated tableaux.
August 25, 2016
As it stands, the only thing London Fields has going for it is that it's messy and weird enough to hopefully provoke those who have never read Amis to consider trying him out.
September 22, 2015
Another misfire of a Martin Amis adaptation that features enough London criminal cliches to make Guy Ritchie blush.
September 18, 2015
Most scenes lack pace, are performed badly and are accompanied by a running commentary of action we can see for ourselves. It's car-crash film-making.
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