The Kill Hole
The Kill Hole (2012)

Haunted Iraq War veteran Lt. Samuel Drake (Chadwick Boseman) is working the night shift as a cab driver in Portland when he's approached by a pair of executives (Peter Greene and Ted Rooney) with an offer he can't refuse. AWOL… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: April 8, 2013
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Critic Score: 17% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Mark Olsen
Los Angeles Times

Made up of four or five story ideas all crammed together, the film maintains a stop-start momentum at best that keeps it from ever hitting a solid stride.

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Chuck Wilson
Village Voice

Boseman and Kittles somehow push past the blather to reveal the inconsolable grief and fury that so often haunts our vets.

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Neil Genzlinger
New York Times

An unconvincing, sometimes unfathomable tale about a brooding veteran (Chadwick Boseman) who was involved in a vaguely defined atrocity while fighting overseas.

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Jamie S. Rich
Oregonian

...the serious subject of post-war trauma among Iraq veterans [folded] into a revenge and redemption scenario...sometimes interesting but all too often cartoonish.

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Dennis Harvey
Variety

A middling drama that tries to combine elements of Rambo with serious treatment of soldiers' post-traumatic stress disorder and vague political commentary.

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Brent Simon
Shockya.com

A well meaning look at post-traumatic stress disorder and ex-military account-settling, this spare yet affected would-be thriller never ripens past the point of a wobbly character study.

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