Written January 25, 2015
It was very predicatble and seemed to feed off of classic Walberg movies with a lot less action and not enough intrique to make up for it. Actors were great but the script was weak.. Directing was just above adequate.
Written May 03, 2015
A left wing fairy tale about a rich mayor that is selling off city land to balance the budget and putting money in his pocket at the same time. Murderer blackmaled to help the mayor but it back fires.
Written July 31, 2014
Absolutely terrible movie, lousy acting and a terrible story line. Last Marky Mark movie for me.
They should be embaressed taking your ticket money from you for this dud.
Written December 25, 2014
My husband and I just got back from watching the matinee viewing of Broken City. Though we somewhat enjoyed it while watching, I think perhaps it was because we were anticipating the movie developing into more than it was.
It is a story told a hundred times before with characters seen in countless movies. Wahlberg is a far better actor than we saw in this movie. I was unimpressed albeit mainly due to the boring character he played. Zeta-Jones' character could have been played by any actress. Neither her level of talent nor her exquisite beauty was required for her character to be adequately portrayed. Her talent was wasted. Crowe was totally unbelievable, perhaps due mostly to the ridiculous haircut his makeup artist decided was right for him. (No man with that haircut would EVER be elected mayor of ANY city. lol) Pepper. a highly underrated actor, stands alone as the only exceptional performance in the movie. Too bad he didn't have a bigger role.
Wait for the DVD.
Written June 19, 2013
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