Dragged Across Concrete

Dragged Across Concrete

Dragged Across Concrete

Mel Gibson and Vince Vaughn are cops, whose unnecessarily violent tactics are caught on camera and leaked to the media. Suspended due to the scandal, the pair turn to crime with unexpected consequences in this drama from the director of Brawl in Cell Block 99

2018159 minsCanada
CrimeThrillerFestival & Independent

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Dragged Across Concrete / Reviews

Flicks, Luke Buckmaster

Flicks, Luke Buckmaster

Having attended a very early screening of the upcoming crime film Dragged Across Concrete (which arrives in cinemas next year), critic Luke Buckmaster explains how this peculiar movie counters expectations.

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FilmInk

FilmInk

Where most filmmakers would cut, Zahler keeps the take rolling, to ratchet tension and (perhaps thanks to his novelistic leanings) to shift the tonal gears to a degree that's cinematically inspired...

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The Times

The Times

In this new, bleak and often unexpectedly grand genre movie (it's essentially a buddy-cop flick, but with operatic ambitions), the thread out of place, both irritably scratching and strangely arresting, is Mel Gibson.

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Variety

Variety

At a whopping 158 minutes, “Concrete’s” sleek, languorous anatomy of a heist represents the filmmaker’s most extreme exercise yet in painstaking genre deceleration...

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The Telegraph

The Telegraph

What Zahler has essentially done is put a 15-minute mid-blockbuster set-piece on the rack and stretched it out until its cartilage pops.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Zahler has a way with action, and the set pieces are inventive and nasty, with an unflinching eye for violence.

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IndieWire

IndieWire

Dragged Across Concrete may be a hard movie to love, but it’s a much harder one not to respect and even admire

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The tendency to undercut tension with fussy dialogue that continually draws attention to its cleverness make Zahler’s third feature a lot less fun than it seems to think it is.

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