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Blind Shaft Review

Other Critics provided by Metacritic.com

Critics scores range from 0 to 100, with higher scores indicating more favorable reviews.

  • 4.0
    78

    out of 100

    Metascore®
    Generally favorable reviews
    based on a weighted average of all
    critic review scores.

  • 75

    out of 100

    Chicago Tribune

    The lead actors, Li Yixiang and Wang Shuangbao, are completely believable, sucking us into their casually cruel world.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    Los Angeles Times Manohla Dargis

    Makes for gripping, merciless drama.

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  • 80

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter Kirk Honeycutt

    Blind Shaft, a well-acted and well-produced film, is a quiet though searing indictment of contemporary China.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    Village Voice J. Hoberman

    Blind Shaft means to leave the viewer dazed, and it does.

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  • 90

    out of 100

    The New York Times A.O. Scott

    Deftly swings to a spartan, engrossing climax, and the final twists spell out what the murderers are made of and the setting responsible for creating them. It is a true piece of film magic.

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