The Wrong Man (Lucky Number Slevin)

The Wrong Man (Lucky Number Slevin)

The Wrong Man (Lucky Number Slevin)
Perhaps cursed by being a homage (or rip-off, depending on your point of view) to the school of Tarantino / Rodriguez, this pulp thriller has been met with lukewarm reviews. <br /><br />Set in the mean streets of New York, it follows Slevin (Hartnett) who is mistaken for a wanted man by the crime bosses of the city: The Boss (Freeman) and The Rabbi (Kingsley). The two big wigs are about to wage war against each other. Slevin, now under constant surveillance from a notorious assassin, Mr. Goodkat (Willis) and Detective Brikowski (Tucci), must devise a plan to outsmart the bosses before he gets the beats.
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Variety

Variety

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Thoroughly -- and sometimes justifiably -- infatuated with its own cleverness, this mistaken-identity thriller delights in narrative complication and Tarantino-esque self-awareness...

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USA Today

USA Today

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Lucky Number Slevin, one of the odder titles around, will get under your skin with its stylish production design, slick dialogue and offbeat characters. This pop-culture-infused mistaken-identity thriller ultimately grabs hold and beguiles, though its convoluted plot takes a while to get going...

0
The New York Times

The New York Times

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From its sly performances to its surreal comic book gloss to its artfully nervous camera, the film sustains the blase tone of a smart-aleck thriller that buries its heart under layers of attitude...

0
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

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For the most part, though, it works as a clever thriller that entertains through purposeful misdirection...

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Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

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If Pulp Fiction impregnated The Usual Suspects, the spawn would look a lot like this. Great genes, but you keep wondering when the kid is going to grow up and find an identity of his own...

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Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

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Like its title (will there be a worse one this year?), Lucky Number Slevin isn’t as clever as it thinks it is. It has its moments, but did we really need another Revolver?...

2.0
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BBC

BBC

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There's a certain school of filmmaking that says the more convoluted the plot, the better. And Paul McGuigan’s Lucky Number Slevin has just gone top of the class...

3.0
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it is an amazing movie!

5.0
0

Definitly a great movie!!!IF you dotn see it then you have alot to loose! Definitly a 10/10

5.0
0
Variety

Variety

press

Thoroughly -- and sometimes justifiably -- infatuated with its own cleverness, this mistaken-identity thriller delights in narrative complication and Tarantino-esque self-awareness...

0
USA Today

USA Today

press

Lucky Number Slevin, one of the odder titles around, will get under your skin with its stylish production design, slick dialogue and offbeat characters. This pop-culture-infused mistaken-identity thriller ultimately grabs hold and beguiles, though its convoluted plot takes a while to get going...

0
The New York Times

The New York Times

press

From its sly performances to its surreal comic book gloss to its artfully nervous camera, the film sustains the blase tone of a smart-aleck thriller that buries its heart under layers of attitude...

0
San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

press

For the most part, though, it works as a clever thriller that entertains through purposeful misdirection...

0
Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone

press

If Pulp Fiction impregnated The Usual Suspects, the spawn would look a lot like this. Great genes, but you keep wondering when the kid is going to grow up and find an identity of his own...

2.0
0
Empire Magazine

Empire Magazine

press

Like its title (will there be a worse one this year?), Lucky Number Slevin isn’t as clever as it thinks it is. It has its moments, but did we really need another Revolver?...

2.0
0
BBC

BBC

press

There's a certain school of filmmaking that says the more convoluted the plot, the better. And Paul McGuigan’s Lucky Number Slevin has just gone top of the class...

3.0
0

it is an amazing movie!

5.0
0

Definitly a great movie!!!IF you dotn see it then you have alot to loose! Definitly a 10/10

5.0
0