Written August 20, 2014
Dead Man Down was a good movie with some funny moments too. Violence, action packed, and man falls for girl. Love the red recliners at AMC Waldorf!
Written March 09, 2013
Decent date movie. Ladies will love Colin Ferrel and men will be charmed with Noomi Rapace, who's pretty damn hot despite the scars. It's a complex plot, but not quite so solid. It might've been better served by keeping somescenes that were likely cut. The story felt too forced or a stretch in any normal viewers' imagination. Some great tension in the movie and suspense as it became a fairly nice "reveal." But, some of that momentum was lost and snagged as one is caught thinking more than feeling their way through the movie. It was carried by big names, good looks, sensual energy, and solid action. However, some of these gaps in writing, force fit some ideas that simply eroded the credibility of the story line. It's unfortunate because most were small points of detail that didn't really add much. Instead they detratcted, and apparently squandered some of the real acting talent and opportunities available with such big name stars. Happy I saw it. Would not see it again though.
Written March 30, 2013
Simply put, "Dead Man Down" is a good movie. The lead actors are interesting. The ending started strong, but ended a little weak. Still, a better movie than the last Die Hard!
Written March 10, 2013
The trailer for this movie was more entertaining than the actual movie. It moved very slowly & it wasn't as much action as I anticipated there being from viewing the previews. I expected more from a movie with Colin Farrell. When there was action to be seen, they were very good though. I'd probably buy it as a bootleg, wouldn't pay full price for it on DVD. Actually, I really wish I hadn't paid full price to see it at the show. Very disappointed.
Written September 02, 2014
The message of revenge of Victor crept on you; I did not realize it at first. The second message of the scarred woman of revenge was blatant,
The two main characters, Victor, and the other woman were convincing and real. Overall, I really liked it and would recommend it to friends.
The director really knew his subject: revenge and wove it in sublety. This is definitely for adults.
I don't know if I am in the demographics the film targeted but I loved the shoot the up end.