Narcopolis Reviews

April 6, 2019
A film titled Narcopolis really should be more fun than Nancy Reagan's 'Just Say No' campaign.
December 7, 2018
We get strong acting, but it's in the service of what turns out to be a pretty standard police and corruption drama beneath promising sci-fi trappings.
November 2, 2018
The pacing is drab, the plot incredibly predictable (including all the huge 'twist' moments), and the whole production has an amateurish veneer ...
August 22, 2016
Narcopolis never rises above mediocre as far as story is concerned, building to a supposedly slam-bang stunner of a finish that's nowhere near as inspired as I think the director intends it to be.
October 1, 2015
"Narcopolis" starts off intriguingly and ends solidly. It's everything else in between that isn't particularly compelling.
October 1, 2015
A strong, if not genre-changing, feature debut for actor-turned-writer/director Justin Trefgarne.
October 1, 2015
It's obvious a lot of care, time and creative passion went into it. It's a relatively low budget project that does a great job pretending it's not. But behind the aesthetics, there isn't much else.
September 29, 2015
There's simply too much going on to establish characters. More upsettingly - being that this is a sci-fi film - it's impossible to tell what the cool parts are supposed to be.
September 25, 2015
This doesn't come together, but Trefgarne has clearly got talent.
September 24, 2015
This British sci-fi punches well above its budget visually, it's a shame the drama can't match it.
July 20, 2015
Despite the surface sheen, and some enterprising plot twists, it doesn't entirely convince.