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Outlaw Reviews

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David Cornelius
June 6, 2008
An angry, rough, and flat-out boring revenge flick.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Christian Toto
Washington Times
March 11, 2008
Outlaw commits an unforgivable offense. It makes the vigilante genre boring.
Full Review | Original Score: 1.5/4
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Urban Cinefile
February 21, 2008
Racho-macho vigilante action with a cockney accent, Outlaw is made to seem more important than it really is by the presence of Sean Bean and Bob Hoskins in key roles
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David Wiegand
San Francisco Chronicle
December 14, 2007
Give me a bit of the old ultraviolence any day. Just make me care about it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/4
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Derek Elley
March 12, 2007
Both the pic's power and its problems stem from Love deliberately taking no moral position nor offering any solutions; he gives his audience what it wants at a gut level and doesn't wimp out at the end.
Johnny Vaughan
The Sun (UK)
March 11, 2007
Strong language and bone-crunching tear-ups won't appeal to the faint-hearted - but for fans of in-your-face action, this is the business.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/4
Neil Smith
March 11, 2007
Leaves you wondering what it wants to say and whom it's supposed to be aimed at.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Peter Bradshaw
March 10, 2007
Crime-revenge-porn without any style or wit or convincing narrative.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
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Hollywood Reporter
March 9, 2007
The actors are all too good for this kind of stuff, but they do the business, while Sam McCurdy's sharp cinematography and Stuart Gazzard's slick editing keep it all moving swiftly.
Mark Adams
Sunday Mirror (UK)
March 8, 2007
The characters never convince and it spirals into plain silliness.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Jonathan Dean
Total Film
March 8, 2007
An ill-thought out film where raw, electric violence sits uneasily with moral posturing. It's time to call the cops...
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Wendy Ide
Times (UK)
March 8, 2007
It's not the explicit violence and primal anger that is worrying, it's the fact that Love may be tapping into something simmering in the nation's psyche.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
March 8, 2007
Death Wish meets the Daily Mail
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Olly Richards
Empire Magazine
March 8, 2007
The kind of film the tabloids will call to ban. Don't take that as a reason to see it.
Full Review | Original Score: 1/5
Matthew Turner
March 8, 2007
Potentially interesting premise and some good performances, but it quickly falls apart.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
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Ben Walters
Time Out
March 8, 2007
What were the capable cast thinking?
Tae Mawson
March 6, 2007
While this feels like a missed opportunity, it could be worse.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall
March 3, 2007
It looks great, and touches on some important issues, but doesn't seem sure what to do with them.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/5
Mike Barnard
Future Movies UK
December 14, 2007
Full Review | Original Score: 3/10
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