Dog Eat Dog
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Voodoo and greed serve as the catalysts for a wild ride through the brutal Columbian underworld in director/co-screenwriter Carlos Moreno's entry into the 2008 Sundance Film Festival. El Orejón may be one of the most notorious crime bosses in Columbia, yet despite his violent reputation, the agoraphobic don rarely ventures outside of his luxury high-rise apartment -- instead opting to keep tabs on the streets via the many telescopes that line his windowed walls. After his godson William is brutally gunned down, a vengeful El Orejón implores voodoo priestess Iris to put a hex on the… More
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Rotten Tomatoes Score: 20%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"With a background in television and music videos, director Carlos Moreno's feature debut is mighty shallow. Its bloodshed carries little weight; the sporadic humor is cheap and casually racist."
‑ Aaron Hillis, Village Voice
"A dark crime thriller low on suspense, but at least it manages to be moderately compelling, invigorating and somewhat of a guilty pleasure, as long as you don't have a weak stomach for violence."
‑ Avi Offer, NYC Movie Guru
"Resembles a Tony Scott movie without any of his intelligence and cinematic invention."
‑ Robert Koehler, Variety
"Dog Eat Dog's choice of hyper-stylized, overexposed cinematography is ultimately more concerned with creating a mood of jittery, hell-on-earth claustrophobia than it is with forcibly exoticizing its crime-stricken Colombian setting."
‑ Rob Humanick, Slant Magazine
"It's not rattling the genre."
‑ Matthew Nestel, Boxoffice Magazine
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