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10 to Midnight

1983

10 to Midnight Poster
  • Like other quintessential genre entries from Cannon’s massive 80s output, there’s a certain purity to how thoroughly the film commits to its almost nonstop display of violence and nudity.

  • It is a cynical market-driven product that exploits all of its characters for cheap thrills. But it is consistent in its cynicism, depicting everyone as compromised or on the take, and contains a barely suppressed lunacy that threatens to overtake the film at every turn. This spark of madness makes it hard to look away from Brosnan’s rigid visage, in the hopes of watching it break.