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Brick Mansions Reviews



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  • 70

    out of 100

    The Hollywood Reporter

    The movie contributes nothing new to the genre, but disbelief is suspended willingly enough once the action gets up to speed.

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  • 60

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    The New York TimesA.O. Scott

    Brawny, dumb and preposterous, it nonetheless comes tantalizingly close to being a high-impact allegory of race, class and real estate in a postindustrial, new-Gilded Age America.

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  • 42

    out of 100

    Entertainment WeeklyAdam Markovitz

    It's fun to watch at first. All that twirling and sliding is a nice change of pace from the usual seat-shaking pyrotechnics.

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  • 38

    out of 100

    ReelViewsJames Berardinelli

    There's no fun to be had here and if an action movie doesn't make the grade as escapist entertainment, what's the point?

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