Gramercy Pictures (I) | Release Date: February 10, 1995 CRITIC SCORE DISTRIBUTION
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Generally favorable reviews based on 20 Critics
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This clever thriller has the juiced-up, hyperactive feel of a rock video. [07 Mar 1995]
75
Black comedy and film noir are around one another smartly and wickedly in Danny Boyle's Shallow Grave, a tense, twisty Scottish-made thriller that's going to break out of Glasgow in a big way. [24 Feb 1995]
75
Just sit back, plug in, and enjoy the shocks - so adroitly administered, so sweetly sensational. [24 Feb 1995]
63
There's something in Shallow Grave that is admirable, beyond its obvious display of youthful talent. [24 Feb 1995]
58
McGregor is a real charmer, a young Malcolm McDowell with a Scottish lilt; Brain Tufano's photography manages to be both rich and stark at once; Hodge's script has some genuinely arch lines. [03 Mar 1995]