No Man's Land

critic Reviews

, 34% Rotten Tomatometer Score
  • Noble yet often monotonous, No Man's Land proves that the old adage about a road paved with good intentions is just as true for a dusty Western trail.
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    Richard RoeperChicago Sun-Times
    ...any lingering doubts about No Man's Land trying too hard are erased...
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    Christy LemireRogerEbert.com
    For a movie that's about a character on the run, No Man's Land meanders and takes its time in a way that feels conflicting with the narrative.
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    Sara Michelle FettersMovieFreak.com
    I feel like No Man's Land gets far more right than it does wrong.
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    Lisa KennedyVariety
    "No Man's Land" has a sturdy ensemble and moments of understated warmth, but what remains striking is how much narrative effort goes into teaching one character about empathy.
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    Lindsey BahrAssociated Press
    Conor Allyn is clearly a talented director and has a lot of reverence for the Western genre, but for as good and lofty as it's intentions are, "No Man's Land" comes up short.
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    Matthew MonagleAustin Chronicle
    If Roger Ebert was right and cinema is a machine that generates empathy, then for all its uneven steps, No Man's Land may worm its way into the hearts of Americans who see Mexico as a supporting character (or worse) in our grand narrative.
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    Carla HayCulture Mix
    No Man's Land is tone-deaf schlock that actually has more than a whiff of white supremacy and racist beliefs. The film's Mexican characters are written as expendable ... while the white characters are elevated as having more valuable lives.
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    Steven ProkopyThird Coast Review
    ...has a few saving graces but doesn't quite come together as a cohesive unit.
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    Tom MeekCambridge Day
    The big themes of immigration, racism and eminent domain pop up, relevant and reflective but also cliche and manipulative.
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    Sean P. MeansThe Movie Cricket
    The Allyns have a lot working for them: A strong cast, a good sense of storytelling, and an eye for rugged landscapes.
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