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  • 20
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    Points for niche audaciousness, but that’s all. show more

  • 30
    The Hollywood Reporter

    Full of overwrought campery and vicious drag queens, K-11 feels in places like a deranged John Waters remake of "The Shawshank Redemption." show more

  • 38
    Slant Magazine

    It careens from one tonal extreme to the next, uncertain about whether it wants to be a gritty drama, camp artifact, or violent prison-sploitation flick. show more

  • 30
    Village Voice

    More like an on-the-nose parody of Lee Daniels directing an episode of Oz, K-11 is a pulpy, tone-deaf mess of confused directorial intent—exploitation laughs one minute, somber tragedy the next. show more

  • 30
    Jeannette Catsoulis The New York Times

    To borrow RuPaul’s delightful catchphrase, the only possible response to a project like this is to advise it to “sashay away.” show more

  • 20
    Gary Goldstein Los Angeles Times

    K-11 has the makings of a cult movie campfest but little of the authentic wit, edge or outré vision it would take to get there. What's left is a dreary jailhouse drama that somehow managed to imprison a few notable actors within its lurid walls. show more

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