Metascore
52

Mixed or average reviews - based on 14 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 4 out of 14
  2. Negative: 2 out of 14
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  1. 80
    Excellent acting, great music, amazing artwork and gorgeous Christopher Doyle type cinematography make this film an absolute treat to sit through. It's like a big piece of candy.
  2. Bomb the System, which rides on a subtle hip-hop soundtrack, might be described as soulful pulp; cult recognition awaits it.
  3. Reviewed by: David Rooney
    80
    A richly textured drama with an angry poetic edge that gets inside the obsessive subculture of New York graffiti artists, Bomb the System signals the arrival of a talented filmmaker in NYU film graduate Adam Bhala Lough.
  4. Reviewed by: Peter L'Official
    70
    A needlessly circuitous plot twist leaves a bitter taste, but not before the film's scruffy charm does its work.
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  1. [Anonymous]
    Oct 11, 2005
    10
    Beautiful cinematography is the highlight of this film which is a strong first effort by Ivan Bhala Lough. Look for good things to come from Beautiful cinematography is the highlight of this film which is a strong first effort by Ivan Bhala Lough. Look for good things to come from him in the future. Full Review »