Shield of Straw

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Generally unfavorable reviews - based on 6 Critics

Critic score distribution:
  1. Positive: 0 out of 6
  2. Negative: 3 out of 6

Critic Reviews

  1. Reviewed by: David Rooney
    May 23, 2013
    Sleek and engrossing, though awfully drawn out and short on psychological complexity, this is a straight-up police action thriller that adheres to a very familiar Hollywood template.
  2. Reviewed by: Robbie Collin
    May 23, 2013
    An enjoyably silly police thriller,
  3. Reviewed by: Dave Calhoun
    May 23, 2013
    [A] baggy revenge thriller consisting of short violent set pieces interspersed with far too many talky debates about the morality of protecting a killer.
  4. Reviewed by: Peter Debruge
    May 23, 2013
    Even the hackiest of Hollywood writers would have known how to fix its considerable script problems.
  5. Reviewed by: Kevin Jagernauth
    May 23, 2013
    A b-movie potboiler at best, and indebted to countless other and much better films, this tedious, dumb, so-bad-it's-almost-funny procedural is an overstuffed thriller that offers one single idea, and proceeds to beat it to death, without much of anything to say.
  6. Reviewed by: Peter Bradshaw
    May 23, 2013
    It is put together with technical competence, but is entirely cliched and preposterous, and it implodes into its own fundamental narrative implausibility.

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