Cost of a Soul Synopsis
Two veterans return from Iraq and find that their home neighborhood is still a war zone.
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Philadelphia Inquirer

By Carrie Rickey
If Martin Scorsese updated "The Roaring Twenties," the classic Jimmy Cagney movie about World War I vets who come home and find that the...
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60

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
While Kirkpatrick does a fine job in establishing a gritty inner-city milieu and a collection of more than credible street characters...
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60

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Though it's rough around the edges, it is also, undeniably, a nervy, confident debut.
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42

The A.V. Club

By Noel Murray
It's a lousy movie, but it has spunk.
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30

Variety

As is, the emotional elements explored by Cost of a Soul, and the devices it employs, seem trite and occasionally shoplifted from...
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30

Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Kirkpatrick's color-deficient visual scheme is sturdy, but it can't compensate for a mechanical, unsubtle script.
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20

Time Out New York

By David Fear
Performances barely meet a junior-collegiate theater-troupe level, the narration hits maxi-fromage heights, and just when you think it...
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20

The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
As one bloody encounter treads on the heels of the next, all that remains is a tiny indie undone by its own vicious ambitions.
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12

New York Post

By Kyle Smith
Rookie director Sean Kirkpatrick keeps stomping on the drama pedal while blowing the cliché horn, yielding scene after tired scene of...
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loved the movie and directing!

By lilbwayne
If you loved the film check out director Sean Kirkpatrick [BLOCKED WEBSITE]...

Stunning!.....An exceptional film in every way.

By Alon Patterson
This film is NOT for the short attention span set, so if you're in to Scott Pilgrim save your dough for its inevitable sequel. Otherwise, you'll leave this film thoroughly entertained and perhaps,...

I loved it. Incredible Film.

By MarkRock
I recently attended the wonderful and moving film Cost of a Soul at the AMC in Times Square and can't stop thinking about it. It has ingrained itself in my mind. Over the last few years there have...

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Rated R | For Pervasive language, violence and brief nudity