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San Francisco Chronicle

The Square really tightens the screws - it's so skillfully made it makes you shift uncomfortably to the edge of your seat. It's a binge of...
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88

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's a devilishly twisted affair.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
It lovingly, almost sadistically, lays out the situation and deliberately demonstrates all the things that can go wrong. And I mean all the...
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80

NPR

By
Nash and Joel Edgerton, haven't exactly remade "Blood Simple," but they put a fresh spin on the classic Coen premise of amateurs in over...
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80

The Hollywood Reporter

By Sheri Linden
A well-made and entertaining descent into a black-comic hell.
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75

Orlando Sentinel

By Roger Moore
The Square may be played in a thick Aussie dialect that’s hard to fathom. But thanks to bravura filmmaking that never violates the classic...
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The surprise here is how thrillingly bad things get.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
A nerve-racking noir from Australia.
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75

New York Post

By Lou Lumenick
The Edgertons pile on the plot twists a bit thick, but the director steadily ratchets up the tension until a climactic shootout.
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40

New York Daily News

By Joe Neumaier
Digs up familiar ground without adding any fresh dirt.
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A Square Deal

By everyweek60706
There is something about crime dramas set in places where they 'post' letters and drive on the wrong side of the road in unidentifiable cars (it's a what kind of truck?). You know you're not in...

This Square Stinks

By Pigsnoot
Worst movie I've seen in some time. Everything goes wrong for the characters and I didn't care. Seemed like the 3 Stooges would be coming out at any moment to smack someone in the face or hit them...