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Suburra Reviews

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October 9, 2017
Suburra is a big picture that never loses track of the small details, and these bring the characters, and the realistic action sequences, to life.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
January 3, 2017
Sollima interweaves gangsters, pimps, junkies and scary dogs with pungent echoes of venal Ancient Rome.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 10, 2016
Suburra is a sprawling Italian crime drama with genuinely epic ambitions.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
October 3, 2016
A film with convincing performances that puts us in a sui generis stylized atmosphere. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 19, 2016
An effective thriller structured from a soft ensemble story. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
September 13, 2016
An ensemble thriller of epic dimensions reminiscent of greek tragedy. [Full review in Spanish]
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
September 9, 2016
A ensemble movie disguised as gangster cinema, 'Suburra' is overwhelming. [Full review in Spanish]
August 8, 2016
A sprawl of beautifully cast characters -- a weasly pimp (Germano) here, a junkie moll (Scarano) there -- and their many intersections are deftly juggled, thanks to Patrizio Morane's darting cuts.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
July 19, 2016
Once it gets going after a frankly, dull start, Suburra does pretty much hold your attention.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
June 30, 2016
A stylish crime thriller that dissects Italian society with a cool eye and an itchy trigger finger.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 27, 2016
If you're a thriller fan don't let the subtitles put you off this Roman gem.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 26, 2016
Evoking the spirit of 1970s crime maestro Fernando Di Leo, Sollima's sense of pace and place is impeccable, while the performances seethe with decadence, danger and despair.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 26, 2016
Lurid, violent but very watchable.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 24, 2016
Stefano Sollima's brutal crime thriller exploring corruption and violence among mafia clans, politicians and even the church in Rome is undeniably vicious and uncompromising. But it's a beautifully elegant, taut piece of storytelling.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 24, 2016
Might as well be titled Misc Gangster Film #78253.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 23, 2016
Sollima displays a knack for refining material and balancing plotlines that would seem overbearing in lesser hands.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 23, 2016
It's carried off with a great deal of flair.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
June 22, 2016
Thin plot and poor narrative construction hold back a potentially excellent film.
Full Review | Original Score: 2/5
June 22, 2016
Moody, mean and majestic, this is Italian cinema at its finest.
Full Review | Original Score: 5/5
June 21, 2016
a rain-soaked, noir-shaded city symphony revealing a Roman empire that is always ending.
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