'Gomorrah' Is Too Preachy for Its Own Good

IFC Films
INDY Week | March 26, 2009
In his attempt to redefine mob movies, Matteo Garrone eschews many of the qualities that make cinema interesting and tantalizing. He focuses so squarely on his characters' sinful awfulness that he forgets it's often the sinners who lure the moviegoers.
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