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Staten Island

  • Film
  • 1 out of 5 stars

Time Out says

1 out of 5 stars
Give filmmaker and native son of Prince’s Bay James DeMonaco some credit; he puts all his heart into this absurd rob-the-mob yarn. Vincent D’Onofrio chews all available scenery as a mama-loving small-time crime boss (and amateur tree-sitter), Ethan Hawke needs cash for a brain-boosting fertility procedure on his wife, and Seymour Cassel is his friend, the kindly deaf-mute salumeria butcher. That the plot suddenly shuffles the chronology—part of a post-Tarantino eye for flamboyant detail that’s played for comedy and pathos—makes it feel like a new, worse movie starts halfway through. 'Staten Island' is not without surprises—nor is it any good.
Written by Nicholas Rapold

Release Details

  • Release date:Friday 19 March 2010
  • Duration:96 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:James DeMonaco
  • Cast:
    • Ethan Hawke
    • Vincent D'Onofrio
    • Seymour Cassel
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