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Sucker Punch Reviews

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Sergio Benítez
Blog de cine
April 1, 2016
This is unfiltered Snyder and either you love him or you hate him. This film doesn't allow half meassures. [Full review in Spanish]
Ali Gray
September 28, 2012
If it wasn't executed with such panache it would probably qualify as one of the dumbest movies of 2011.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Rob Power
SFX Magazine
December 22, 2011
An ambitious yet flawed effort, but one executed with undoubted style and verve.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
James Luxford
The National (UAE)
September 1, 2011
an optical feast
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Matt Neal
The Standard
August 11, 2011
What a beautiful-looking mess.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Sean Axmaker
Parallax View
June 27, 2011
It's ridiculous and often incoherent, but also oddly fun in the sheer overkill of pulp and fantasy imagery.
Scott Foundas
Film Comment Magazine
May 11, 2011
It's close to what Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez were after with their Grind House double-header, but shot through with Snyder's own psychotropic brio (which is something like the unholy union of David Lynch, Brian De Palma, and Ken Russell).
Rob Humanick
Projection Booth
May 4, 2011
Its multiple reality constructions are far more tingling than Inception's wannabe mind****.
Full Review | Original Score: B+
Tim Martain
The Mercury
April 14, 2011
The story's true "sucker punch" is the way it lures its audience in with the promise of simple eye candy but then hits you in the guts with something deeper and more complex.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Jim Schembri
The Age (Australia)
April 13, 2011
Heaven help us if we're ever supposed to feel guilty about watching hot chicks kick ass with guns ablazin', especially if the spectacle involves fire-breathing dragons.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews
April 7, 2011
A typically overblown Zack Snyder effort...
Full Review | Original Score: 2.5/4
Simon Foster
April 6, 2011
(Snyder's) heroines declare, 'Dress us to satisfy your fetishistic whims - baby doll, sailor, geisha, stripper - but in doing so you free our fantasy world, too, in all its potency.'
Simon Miraudo
April 6, 2011
It will be played as a double feature with Richard Kelly's Southland Tales for years to come, with audience members chirpily reciting the campy, cheesy, oddball lines of dialogue, and whooping in glee at its reckless abandon.
Full Review | Original Score: 3.5/5
Margaret Pomeranz
At the Movies (Australia)
April 6, 2011
A visually arresting, occasionally funny ride.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Giles Hardie
Sydney Morning Herald
April 6, 2011
There is so much front to this that traditional depths of character development and motivation are sidelined, but this is intentional, allowing the audience to immerse in the layers of dreams and later piece together what actually happened.
Full Review | Original Score: 4/5
Andrew L. Urban
Urban Cinefile
April 3, 2011
We get the feeling that Snyder has made all the music videos he has ever wanted to and edited them end to end to put them into this film
Louise Keller
Urban Cinefile
April 3, 2011
Unnerving dark themes meshed with kick-ass fantasy are couched in stunning visuals and a hell-on-wheels music soundtrack in this thrilling no holds barred action mash-up from director Zach Snyder
Roger Tennis
April 2, 2011
Adrenalin-rush junkies should love this movie. As a stylized lobotomy, the mind-bending Sucker Punch packs a wallop.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
April 1, 2011
Sucker Punch is superficial and erotic visual stimulation, much like the kind of experience some might have when they immerse themselves in a video game to do battle with the enemy.
Full Review | Original Score: 3/5
Jason Best
Movie Talk
April 1, 2011
Snyder's film is a warped mash-up of different genres - Gothic nightmare, psycho horror, steam-punk, Japanese manga, video game. File, though, under Guilty Pleasure.
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