This Thing of Ours
This Thing of Ours (2003)

Grandnephew of the famous mobster known as Tony Pro, Danny Provenzano is the co-writer, director, and star of the independent crime drama This Thing of Ours (the title is a literal translation of the crime organization La Cosa Nostra).… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: July 18, 2003
DVD Release Date: March 7, 2006
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Critic Score: 40% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
Allison Benedikt
Chicago Tribune

The whole operation loses its tension, allowing the story to drift into amusing but familiar territory.

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Megan Lehmann
New York Post

Rings with authenticity and solid acting.

Brad Slager
Film Threat

As a modern mob fable there is plenty to impress, as Provenzano's documented legal troubles bring validation to the story and the appearances of Pastore and Vincent bring credibility to the screen.

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Kevin Thomas
Los Angeles Times

None of this is overly interesting, thanks to murky plotting and the fact that there's nothing involving about these bad guys.

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Dave Kehr
New York Times

For all of his personal familiarity with the material, Mr. Provenzano has turned out a movie that largely owes its tone and style to other movies.

Kim Williamson
Boxoffice Magazine

It looks fine, it plays fine, it sounds fine, but it has no consequence.

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Scott Foundas
L.A. Weekly

The movie has no personal touch; it merely assembles a who's who of mob-movie heavyweights (James Caan and Frank Vincent among them) and hopes for the best.

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Frank Scheck
Hollywood Reporter

Cliche-ridden and ponderous.

E! Online

It's no GoodFellas, but it's still a reasonably good time.

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Flixster Audience Score: 26% Flixster User Reviews
JY Skacto
Danny Provenzano brings crime dramas down low with This Thing of Ours. While the concept is fitting for a mob story, in which this film is told, the execution… More