Written September 24, 2014
Collin Farrell was fantastic. I spent half the movie wishing he'd shoot the idiont girlfriend but it's a great, new Film Noir and the girlfriend is a memorial new shady lady. I get the feeling the men are going to like this movie a lot more than the girls. Still, great viollent, suspenceful, surprising film. Ends with super action sequence that made any slight flaws in the movie worth it all. Go, take some testostorone and get some pop corn. Collin F get's better and better in his movies.
Written September 30, 2014
This is one of the better movies so far this year of the similar genre. I've seen Gangster Squad, Bullet in the Head, and Broken City and they are very bad movies. Dead Man Down was semi-decent. The performances were somewhat forgettable. The movie wasn't as tense as it should have been. But the minor counterplot was a welcome. At least I don't feel like I was wasting my time going to the theater.
Written October 21, 2014
This movie moved very slow, and Terrence Howard pretty much was not in the film at all. Plot was terrible, and the story was horrible. Even the climax stunk. I give this film 1/2 a star. Don't waste your $.
Written November 23, 2014
Most directors would put half this movie on the cutting room floor to keep it moving. Here they using it as a filler. Hours of boring scenes going nowhere. Colin's character is also totally inept. He saves the life of the guy hes trying to knock off just to keep the movie going, whats the point. It should be a 5 minute movie. They fake romance between him and a lady, there is nothing there. Come in the last ten minutes, only good part.
Written September 18, 2014
For a movie that got decidedly mixed reviews, I thought that it was a good two hours of entertainment. Well paced, with a sufficiently intricate plot and a few good twists. Worth seeing.