Critic scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.
Gutsy, unconventional, bursting with raw urban energy, this surprisingly suspenseful drama portrays New York Hell's Kitchen residents whose lives are governed by the immutable circumstances of their tawdry existence. Read full review
Lacking quite the zip and zing of "Run Lola Run," this lively indie tale of a drug deal gone awry could be alternately titled "Walk Fast Bobby Walk Fast." Read full review
Montias's script lacks surprises -- Still, the minor figures surrounding him (Bobby) -- from teenage Puerto Rican beauties to a mobster's middle-aged groupie -- form a gritty urban mosaic, and Bobby's wanton energy is utterly convincing. Read full review
Manages to distinguish itself with a strong central performance and a mostly low-key approach to the subject matter. Read full review
Decidedly a minor item that's been on the shelf for a while but is nonetheless an effective calling card for its writer-director-star.
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Whenever the picture tries to be about something bigger, it turns predictable or maudlin or, in a few sad instances, both simultaneously. Read full review
As a debut it holds out the promise that Montias might do something more interesting in his next film. Read full review
The movie rarely overcomes its terminal Scorsese- and Ferrara-isms, or fulfills the promise, evident in the film's early passages, that Montias might be a fine observer of local color with his own unique stories to tell. Read full review
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