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  • 63
    Chicago Tribune

    The younger Provenzano, while under indictment for racketeering and tax evasion, made his contribution to our mob lesson by writing, directing and starring in This Thing of Ours, another installment in the long line of bada-bings and fuggetabouits. show more

  • 63
    Megan Lehmann New York Post

    It's not surprising that This Thing of Ours -- the title refers to the literal translation of La Cosa Nostra -- rings with authenticity and solid acting. show more

  • 60
    Maitland McDonagh TV Guide

    Features generally crisp dialogue, solid performances by a mix of newcomers and familiar character actors, and Provenzano's direction is strikingly accomplished. show more

  • 50
    Kevin Thomas Los Angeles Times

    A decently crafted, standard Mafia blood bath with a few new wrinkles and an aura of authenticity. show more

  • 50
    Dave Kehr The New York Times

    For all of his personal familiarity with the material, Mr. Provenzano has turned out a movie that largely owes its tone and style to other movies. show more

  • 40
    Scott Foundas L.A. Weekly

    This Thing of Ours is infatuated with the romance of gangsterism -- with an absurdly straight face, it asks us to feel mournful for the loss of “respect” and “integrity” in the mob community. show more

  • 20
    Mark Holcomb Village Voice

    Danny Provenzano's mafioso melodrama is the immoral vanity project to end immoral vanity projects. show more

  • 10
    Nathan Rabin The A.V. Club

    A shamelessly derivative mob movie. show more

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