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Screwed Reviews

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August 13, 2018
No matter how hard it tries, Screwed can't escape the shadows of the very best prison dramas it's trying to emulate.
June 3, 2011
The filmmakers lose their bottle about 45 minutes in.
June 3, 2011
Screwed may be based on the true-life experiences of former prison guard Ronnie Thompson but it seems to serve up every available cliché from the handbook of tough nut British prison dramas.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 2, 2011
The violence is unrelenting, scene after scene of it, and spectacularly unenlightening: like watching rottweilers gone feral.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 3, 2011
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 1, 2011
Reg Traviss's overlong thriller spews out clichés from the off.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 30, 2011
D'Arcy and Harper excel and there's the odd punch packed, but otherwise it's an identity parade of prison clichés you've seen a thousand times.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
May 23, 2011
A thriller which begins promisingly before descending into a slough of old lag clichés.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 3, 2011
Here we get everything nasty piled up like a great bag of detritus, and hardly a hint of anything positive at all.
Read More | Original Score: 2/5
June 2, 2011
Noel Clarke shines as a cocky prisoner, and the film's best scenes are those in which he goes eyeball to eyeball with D'Arcy's greenhorn guard.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
May 28, 2011
Its grimy authenticity clicks like a rusty mortice lock.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 3, 2011
It's all been done before, and done better, but its look at how prison warders are failed by the system demands our attention.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 3, 2011
Watchable collection of prison movie clichés, enlivened by strong performances and pacey direction.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
June 5, 2011
Everything is too extreme. But there's a core of honesty here.
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