• Released
  • March 22, 2013
  • (Limited)
  • NR , 1 hr 53 min
  • Action/Adventure
    Art House/Foreign

The Playlist

By Kevin Jagernauth
While it hardly reinvents the genre, it’s smart, sharp entertainment that meets expectations dead on, and provides a nifty little story told with just enough spark to make the familiar feel fresh.
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Los Angeles Times

By Gary Goldstein
Loyalties are tested, futures are reconsidered and the body count climbs in the effective action import New World.
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The New York Times

By Jeannette Catsoulis
New World is both less bloody and more thoughtful than most of its genre, the shifting-alliances plot becoming more engrossing as it progresses.
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Time Out New York

By David Fear
New World dishes out enough of the genre’s oldest pleasures to make it worthwhile.
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Slant Magazine

This is action-thriller feather preening, but all the wit in the world can't hide the narrative sprawl that rots from within.
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Village Voice

By Nick Schager
Park's direction is sleek and assured, but lacking the dynamism that might help energize a film that—its title notwithstanding—comes off as dully old-school.
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58 out of 100
Mixed or average reviews
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