School's Out Forever

critic Reviews

, 73% Fresh Tomatometer Score
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    Kevin MaherTimes (UK)
    Milburn directs with some style, but his action scenes are muddy and the "poshos versus students" climax is at times unintelligible.
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    Leslie FelperinGuardian
    If The Lord of the Flies crossed with The Road and a dash of Tom Brown's School Days sounds like your bag of blood, than this ruthless romp will be a kick in the head.
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    Jennie KermodeEye for Film
    There's some good work here and for most of its running time. School's Out Forever is a very watchable film. It just winds up feeling like a missed opportunity.
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    Roger MooreMovie Nation
    It's not every seemingly-empty-headed action film that questions whether ugly times beg for ends-justify-the-means thinking
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    Andrew StoverFilm Threat
    School's Out Forever is wickedly entertaining and shamelessly brutal, elevated by a magnetic cast and an ostentatious desire to shock and repulse with startling ease.
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    Rachael HarperSciFiNow
    A film that may seem fairly by-the-numbers but will still surprise you throughout.
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    Trevor JohnstonRadio Times
    An entertaining and thought-provoking cautionary tale about societal disintegration.
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    Paul MountStarburst
    It's great to see Oliver Milburn's filmmaking finally stepping up a notch but there's very little of the sense of fragile humanity displayed in Harsh Light of Day in School's Out Forever.
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    Liam MacleodHeyUGuys
    A fantastic premise is squandered with a trampoline of tonal imbalances, blank characters and violence that disgusts without impact. Must try harder.
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    Tom BeasleyFlickering Myth
    It wants to have its horrific cake and eat it, indulging in its violence without ever really sitting still for long enough to ponder.
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