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Outcast Reviews

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January 18, 2011
Its ambitious if uneven hybrid of grim social realism and flat-out monster movie theatrics conjures up a commendably brooding atmosphere. It's just a shame the story feels so muddled.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Scott Weinberg
January 9, 2011
An Irish / Scottish / Celtic-inspired horror mash-up that's equal parts intelligent, engaging, and unexpectedly creepy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Jon Hamblin
SFX Magazine
December 14, 2010
There's a real sense of something vaguely interesting being urinated up a wall.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Matt Glasby
Total Film
December 13, 2010
It feels like the story ends just when it's really starting to cook, but this is an original, engrossing exploration of ancient black magic against a backdrop of endless grey.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Tim Robey
Daily Mail (UK)
December 9, 2010
Thoroughly grim but original and commendable indie-Scot-horror about deadlocked necromancers, played by Kate Dickie and James Nesbitt.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Catherine Shoard
December 9, 2010
If Andrea Arnold met Eli Roth you might get something like this lyrically shot, energetically acted, medium grisly and totally bonkers Scottish social realism supernatural horror film.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Alan Jones
Radio Times
December 9, 2010
The mix of arcane ritual magic, bleak social drama and Terminator tropes quickly begins to feel muddled.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Kim Newman
Empire Magazine
December 8, 2010
Red Road's Dickie excels in this gritty slice of urban horror.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Becky Bartlett
The Skinny
December 2, 2010
Writer/director Colm McCarthy's vision seems to have been lost in the midst of entrails, muddled mythology and incomplete plot points.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Anton Bitel
Little White Lies
September 7, 2010
even if Outcast is ultimately a monster movie, it is also a very human story of dysfunction, betrayal and abandonment in which the sins of each generation are passed on to the next.
Top Critic
Nigel Floyd
Time Out
November 16, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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