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Seven Psychopaths Reviews

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November 13, 2017
A less successful picture, mostly because it's more concerned with its winking meta-textual framework than the larger humanistic concerns of his other work.
October 24, 2017
Violence may be served up in copious amounts, but McDonagh also creates characters who have no qualms going gently into that good night.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
April 17, 2016
Although "Psychopaths" is an enjoyably confounding experience, some will be put off by its parade of esoteric ideas. But what a parade it is.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
February 26, 2016
Seven Psychopaths may not add up to a whole lot, but McDonagh makes these small-time strivers and hoods fun to be around for a couple of hours.
May 3, 2015
I'm not sure it all hangs together in the end, but McDonagh's grasping at something interesting.
July 20, 2013
A breezy, quotable, blood-soaked treat.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
June 30, 2013
The film's unique script strangely succeeds in mashing together both intense violence and grand comedy.
Full Review | Original Score: 4.5/5
May 26, 2013
It's a tossup over what's more prevalent: the laughs or the body count.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
February 4, 2013
Martin McDonagh's Seven Psychopaths is a sharp piece of fun that both pokes at the current climate of filmmaking while also adding its own brand of humor to the mix.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
February 4, 2013
Seven Psychopaths doesn't knuckle down and decide how to answer everything tossed out for consideration, but even when it feels like little more than intellectual, postmodern spitballing, it satisfies as an exercise in storytelling.
Full Review | Original Score: B
January 31, 2013
If it doesn't quite match In Bruges in terms of total success, it's still potent enough to indicate that McDonagh managed to dodge the dreaded sophomore slump.
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
January 29, 2013
Though it seems derivative at times, it's offbeat, it's violent, it's well written, and it's well acted.
Full Review | Original Score: 7/10
January 20, 2013
The sense that the different elements don't really add up to much may well leave some feeling cold; for others, the sharp dialogue and comic beats will produce a similar fondness for the characters that In Bruges' best scenes did.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 10, 2013
Another gleefully dark comedy thriller from In Bruges creator Martin McDonagh featuring gabby killers, scabrously funny dialogue and moments of shocking violence.
January 8, 2013
McDonagh achieves the tricky feat of balancing cleverness, carnage, and compassion.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 30, 2012
...the moment to moment of the unparalleled craziness that experimental narrative, character dexterity and into the depths of McDonagh's necessary second album psychosis.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
December 9, 2012
Mostly the ruthless black humour is sustained, and occasionally some genuine emotion can creep in and touch our hearts.
December 9, 2012 entertainingly erratic effort...
Full Review | Original Score: 3/4
December 7, 2012
At times, the galloping absurdity drifts into off-the-peg comedy gangster cliché. But McDonagh's brilliant way with one-liners always claws back enough ground to stifle any groans.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
December 7, 2012
Martin McDonagh gleefully plays with both the gang thriller genre and the moviemaking process with this enjoyably absurd action comedy. It's a little self-indulgent, acknowledging how difficult he found it to follow up his acclaimed film In Bruges.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
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