Straightheads (Closure)
Straightheads (Closure) (2007)

Award-winning documentary about adoption, identity, and what it means to be connected by blood.

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Rated: R
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Release Date: April 27, 2007
DVD Release Date: September 18, 2007
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Derek Elley

It's clear from the start this isn't a revenge drama that's going to wimp out at the end.

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David Nusair
Reel Film Reviews

...a low-key drama disguised as a revenge thriller...

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Rich Cline
Shadows on the Wall

Feels like an experiment in suspense and violence that doesn't actually tell us anything

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Time Out

The film is a shallow study of the ~intoxicating allure of violence', with a few gratuitous tit shots thrown in for good measure.

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Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

About how some of us would be willing to sell our souls to protect our loved ones if we had to...

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Philip French
Observer (UK)

A repellent, ill-thought-through feature.

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Ali Gray

Straightheads is as shallow as a puddle and forgoes anything approaching realism in favour of OTT violence and needless gore.

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Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

The film looks professional and has a relatively big-name star in Gillian Anderson, but the screenplay - written by director Dan Reed - doesn't make a single bit of sense.

Anthony Quinn
Independent (UK)

Masculinity in Crisis, part 364.

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Flixster Audience Score: 32% Flixster User Reviews
Mason Williams
Gillian Anderson & Danny Dyer star in Closure (aka Straightheads). A single successful meets a security alarm professional and they both are attracted to… More
Mark Evans
Gillian Anderson plays a sexy yuppie,Danny Dyer plays a cockney...for a change....good film tho.
Jason Spencer
While there is some interesting character changes in the flick the rest of the movie is crappy. A little too brutal. Mostly just boring. Not recommended.
Roy Gutteridge
Payback involving a shotgun, a kitchen table and a heap of pain. Make no mistake: this lo-fi rape-revenge Brit flick wants to shock you.
Luke Baldock
Goes for a more literal depiction of revenge as opposed to something deep or meaningful. Anderson and Dyer are both excellent but their characters are shoddy at… More
Daniel Parsons
Grim but affecting film that was hated by most critics on release but is now gathering a deserved cult following. A revenge thriller that takes the time to… More