The Delinquent Season Reviews

June 17, 2020
Volatile and a tad short in the love-and-understanding department, Scott becomes one of the wronged parties in the movie's equation...
February 29, 2020
[Cillian] Murphy is fascinating as a well-meaning man who is regularly a jerk, and the film slowly excavates his psychology; Murphy is especially still in this, as other people orbit around him and push his life in various directions.
November 8, 2018
O'Rowe... evokes both a theatrical and literary sense of narrative, with scenes effectively unfolding like well-honed chapters.
November 3, 2018
This Irish drama has little new to add to the illicit love affair genre, but is still sympathetically scripted and emotionally acted
May 25, 2018
[Delinquent Season] acutely highlights the fragile nature of modern relationships through extremely human and engaging characters.
May 2, 2018
Mark O'Rowe will undoubtedly direct a brilliant piece of cinema someday. The Delinquent Season is not it.
April 30, 2018
The whole darn thing is overwritten. Everyone is on autopilot. Everyone can do better. Nobody - especially a sleepy [Cillian] Murphy - is aware of just how bad a film they're dealing with.
April 30, 2018
Intense, earthy, [and] bristling with authorial intelligence...
April 30, 2018
Ultimately, however, this dinner party, despite many fine ingredients, leaves you still feeling peckish.
April 30, 2018
There is occasionally a staginess to the screenplay but the characters are real and familiar, the performances are full on, and it is engaging right the way through.
April 27, 2018
The Delinquent Season will undoubtedly inspire some interesting conversations about fidelity, masculinity, obsession and the mundane work of relationships. But next time, O'Rawe needs to fully explore what it is that makes cinema a different medium.
April 27, 2018
If this film reminds us of anything, it's not to let go lightly.