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Killing Season

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KILLING SEASON - Blu-ray review

moviemet.com
27 August 2013
  • Summary: “Killing Season” barely registers on the radar, a forgettable action thriller with John Travolta and Robert De Niro as Bosnian war vets playing a deadly game of vengeance in the Appalachian woods.
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Overall 6
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Audio 9
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Killing Season

BluRay Authority
20 August 2013
  • Excerpt: You know, it’s kind of funny.  When I saw the cover for Killing Season I had to do a double take.  Is that really John Travolta and Robert De Niro on the cover for a movie that I’ve never heard of?  Furthermore, is there a reason for it?  There’s gotta be, otherwise the marketing folks would be inundating us with advertisements telling us how we need to see this film starring two modern Hollywood legends.  I don’t know about you, but I never saw those ads.
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Overall 5
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Audio 8
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Killing Season (US - BD RA)

DVD Active
20 August 2013
  • Summary: Gabe watches De Niro and Travolta stumble their way around Appalachia...
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Overall 6
6.0
Movie overall 7
7.0
Extras 1
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Killing Season Blu-ray Review

blu-ray.com
19 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Killing Season is a well-executed film about the lingering effects of war on man, not so much on the physical man but rather the inner man. It's a tale of how lives change, beliefs change, goals change, and how a snapshot of terror in a larger portrait of violence can redefine two men over the years and bring them together onto a new battlefield, one not necessarily of their own making but one over which they have ultimate control.
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Overall 5
5.0

Killing Season

dvdizzy.com
15 August 2013
  • Conclusion: Not as bad as the critical drubbing and virtually non-existent theatrical release suggest, Killing Season is nonetheless not as good as you want a film pitting Robert De Niro against John Travolta to be. Wince-inducing gore and torture pad this thin story to feature length, and they make it difficult to take the film's ideas about war remotely serious.
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Overall 6
6.0
Audio 10
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Extras 2
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Killing Season Blu-ray Review

DoBlu
8 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Memories of Bosnian war reconnects veterans, one seeking peaceful recluse from mental strain, the other doling out vengeance to those who wronged him. Killing Season is fiery with its violence, a decidedly tense two-way rumble between experienced soldiers amidst open Appalachian Mountain terrain.
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Overall 6
6.0
Audio 10
10
Extras 2
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Killing Season Blu-ray Review

DoBlu
8 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Memories of Bosnian war reconnects veterans, one seeking peaceful recluse from mental strain, the other doling out vengeance to those who wronged him. Killing Season is fiery with its violence, a decidedly tense two-way rumble between experienced soldiers amidst open Appalachian Mountain terrain.
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Overall 5
5.0

Killing Season

High-Def Digest
6 August 2013
  • Conclusion: The biggest problem with 'Killing Season' is that it can't seem to decide if it wants to be a fresh take on 'The Most Dangerous Game' or Enemy Mine . The result is a mish-mash of a movie where scenes that feature the two leads trying to kill each other are mixed with scenes where the main characters seem like old camping buddies. Long before either soldier decides what to do with the other, you'll want to take this film into the woods and put it out of its misery.
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Overall 5
4.8
Content 4
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Audio 9
9.0
Extras 1
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Killing Season

DVD Talk
3 August 2013
  • Excerpt: Following his service in the Serbian War and a divorce from his wife, Ben Ford (Robert De Niro) has become a bit of a hermit, living in a cabin on a secluded mountaintop, where he can take photos of nature in peace. Unfortunately, he's about to be paid a visit by Emil Kovac (John Travolta), a Serbian who appears friendly at first, but eventually reveals the reason for his visit is to hunt Ben, who shot him and left him for dead years earlier.
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