VFW

critic Reviews

89% Fresh Tomatometer Score89%
  • VFW's solid cast, deft direction, and surprisingly weighty subtext add extra heft to a gory thriller that should hold buckets of sanguine appeal for grindhouse fans.
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    Dennis SchwartzOzus' World Movie Reviews
    The gory retro exploitation film is just plain moronic.
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    Matthew DoughertyThe Filtered Lens
    You can definitely do worse in the grindhouse realm in 2020 than VFW, but you can certainly do a lot better, too.
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    Jay KriegerCultured Vultures
    VFW is a bloody, neon-soaked nightmare showcasing Joe Begos' signature punk rock style and dedication to gory horror.
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    Rob HunterFilm School Rejects
    It's the 'Assault on Precinct 13' meets 'Cheers' mash-up you never knew you wanted.
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    Luke ParkerVoiceBoxOffice
    I had a lot of fun with it because [the cast] had a lot of fun with it.
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    Melissa HannonHorror Geek Life
    VFW brings several beloved stars to fight side-by-side, and delivers almost nonstop bloody fun.
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    Adam PattersonFilm Pulse
    A no-frills, sleazy throwback with a great cast and tons of gore.
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    Niall BrowneMovies in Focus
    Since Quentin Tarantino and Robert Rodriguez unleashed their double-bill feature of Death Proof and Planet Terror 2007, many directors have tried and (mostly) failed to capture the gritty glory days of the 1970s drive-in experience.
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    Caillou PettisBattle Royale With Cheese
    VFW's strengths lie in its unforgiving brutality and intense action sequences, but it does lack in its character and story department.
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    Peter SobczynskieFilmCritic.com
    A reasonably entertaining and cheerfully gruesome pastiche that gets the job done.
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