Brothers By Blood

Brothers By Blood

Brothers By Blood

Joel Kinnaman (Suicide Squad) and Matthias Schoenaerts (The Danish Girl) star in this crime-drama as cousins tied to Philadelphia's underworld. When an impulsive move causes the mob to seek penance, they appoint one of the men to kill the other - and there's no backing out of it. Based on Pete Dexter's novel Brotherly Love, co-starring Ryan Phillippe (Cruel Intentions) and Maika Monroe (It Follows).

202190 minsUSA, Belgium, France
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Brothers By Blood / Reviews

San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco Chronicle

The movie plays authentically enough but is drearily, almost perversely opposed to the fundamental cinematic rule of "show, don't tell."

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

It feels rather plodding... failing to turn the boxer's conflicting loyalties into the stuff of crime-flick high drama.

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Variety

Variety

Casual viewers, unwilling to sit through 90 minutes that feel like three hours, won't find much interest in such a somber, slow-burn approach...

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

A waiting game in which both the audience and the movie lose.

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