Jan 8, 2021
A tough, issue-driven urban tale that thrusts itself into the belly of the beast when confronting raw nerve topics such as Islamophobia, terrorism and violence. That said, the film's ambition and noble messaging can't quite make up for its shortcomings.
Dec 5, 2020
Good indie crime dramas are hard to come by. Paradise City is not perfect but stands far out from the pack. Don't miss this one.
Dec 4, 2020
"Paradise City" is an ambitious, epic crime drama that punches way above its indie label.
Nov 23, 2020
There's enough here that you can see the movie that might have been. But "Paradise City" gets in its own way so often that it falls well short of paradise, or coherence for that matter.