Glass ChinAfter going down in the fifth round, Bud Gordon, a former welterweight champ, has retired early from boxing, but is unsatisfied living out of the limelight in New Jersey. And now Bud is forced to make a choice between friendship and ambition when he is framed for murder.
Actors of "Glass Chin"David JohansenBirthdate: 9 January 1950, Richmond [now Staten Island], New York City, New York, USA
Directors of "Glass Chin"Noah BuschelBirthdate: 31 May 1978, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Creators of "Glass Chin"Noah BuschelBirthdate: 31 May 1978, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Critic Reviews of "Glass Chin"Entertainment WeeklyJuly 15, 2015
It's Crudup who steals every scene, whether he's waxing philosophical about the benefits of iCloud or blackmailing Bud with a charming, unsettling grin.New York Magazine/VultureJune 26, 2015
Story-wise, nothing in Glass Chin will surprise you. But stylistically, the film's got something cool going on.RogerEbert.comJune 26, 2015
The true measure of a good tale is in the telling, and writer-director Noah Buschel spins his yarn in an unexpected, ultimately satisfying fashion.New York TimesJune 25, 2015
Despite an appealing fondness for New York locations and habits, Mr. Buschel and his cinematographer, Ryan Samul, have embalmed their film in style.Los Angeles TimesJune 25, 2015
Punchy dialogue, sharply drawn characters and excellent performances fuel "Glass Chin," an intimate drama that's set in the boxing world but is about so much more.New York Daily NewsJune 25, 2015
Corey Stoll is the only reason to sit through this muddled Jersey-set drama.JoBlo's Movie EmporiumJuly 15, 2015
It's a truly nifty little neo-noir gem that deserves to find an audience.MetroJune 26, 2015
It's compact and stripped down, but it contains multitudes.Film Journal InternationalJune 25, 2015
[Writer/director Noah] Buschel has written some of the most naturalistic, reasonable-people talk you'll ever hear in a movie.NOW TorontoJune 25, 2015
A familiar story of a struggling ex-boxer who winds up in bed with a mobster, Noah Buschel's Glass Chin tries to spin a 1930s B movie premise into a contemporary art film. And it almost works.Examiner.comJune 24, 2015
Glass Chin is a sturdy drama delivering some heavy emotional blows, even if it doesn't score a knockout.The DissolveJune 24, 2015
Stoll and Ireland are both in top form-Ireland, in particular, brings heartbreaking depth to a part that usually gets short shrift in noirs.
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