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Metacritic

80
Aug 9, 2018

The veteran Philippine genre-meister's ultraviolent action blockbuster goes beyond easy moral binaries to highlight how Duterte's warped worldview has made monsters out of everyone from the police to the peddlers to the ordinary people in between, all of them doing the bloody bidding of a corrupt political class.

Metacritic review by Clarence Tsui
Clarence Tsui
The Hollywood Reporter
63
Jul 31, 2018

BuyBust is brimming with life, furiously protected and furiously taken, a bracing introduction of Matti and Filipino cinema to the world.

Metacritic review by Roger Moore
Roger Moore
Movie Nation
90
Jul 19, 2018

As much as BuyBust seems to be engineered for maximum excitement, it’s not without the complexities that are typical of Matti’s ambitious genre pieces.

Metacritic review by John Berra
John Berra
Screen International