Triple 9 Reviews

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March 10, 2016
There's a blue-chip cast running the gamut from A (Casey Affleck) to W (Kate Winslet) and terrific action sequences in Triple 9 - but in the end, this relentlessly nihilistic crime-caper thriller adds up to less than the sum of its impressive parts.
March 4, 2016
The movie involves a pair of heists, a prisoner abroad, corrupt cops, mobsters, gangsters, and more, and the parts are considerably better than the messy, unfocused whole. But oh, the parts can be a pleasure.
February 27, 2016
Hillcoat's approach is to craft a pulse-pounding experience that employs a mixture of conventional footage and hand-held work. There's an immediacy to the most gripping scenes.
February 26, 2016
The uneven thing [here] is John Hillcoat's direction: a tense, sustained journey through an apartment while lined up behind a bulletproof shield alternating with indulgent zooms and cuts depicting local color.
February 26, 2016
Hillcoat directs with a sense of immediacy and grimy realism, bringing the audience into the shootouts and bloodshed on the streets. Atlanta becomes another war zone for the men who have seen war, battling an enemy of a different race and culture.
February 26, 2016
Though compelling in the acting and cinematography, Triple 9's plot is by the numbers and about nothing.
April 12, 2019
Director John Hillcoat is a master of the visceral, slightly depressing mood, so it's a surprise that he's whipped a completely different rabbit out of the hat with Triple 9.
April 5, 2019
"Triple 9" features a strong cast, which is why it's a bit disappointing that the film ultimately dries up, instead of firing on all cylinders.
November 1, 2018
Triple 9 is much more densely populated and eventful, but it winds up not being able to live up to the promise of its rich concept.
November 1, 2018
Triple 9 does bring a couple of new ideas to the table and, though nothing it does is particularly groundbreaking, it is an entertaining ride whilst it lasts.
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