Written November 22, 2014
The camera work was so shaky, so I couldn't enjoy the movie--I was motion sick throughout the screening. Normally, I would've walked out, but as I was with my boyfriend ( who did enjoy the movie, by the way), leaving wasn't an option. I like action adventures, but this flick was just so real and so intense--and very very hard core. F bombs everywhere. It wasn't for me. but I'm certain most men would enjoy it.
Written December 27, 2014
Michael Pena was great in this film. The main characters were very believable. Could of done without the actress playing a ******* chola's exaggerated accent at times, but overall, this film is very original, will make you chuckle a lot, keeps you engaged the whole way through, and definitely pulls at your heartstrings. I let myself cry at practically every movie, but during this one, I did the ugly cry. And my boyfriend was crying, and that's not a common occurence. You won't want your money back after seeing this film.
Written October 22, 2014
Language = awful. But I've heard people talk like that. Violence = over the top. But probably not unrealistic for the setting. Story about two officer partners = fantastic. Real. Honest. Very raw, and very moving. Don't bring your kids, but go see this. On the big screen, where you can really allow yourself to get absorbed in it. Excellent film.
Written December 29, 2014
Well written, well paced and brilliantly performed. Jake Gyllenhaal brings his A-game here, but Michael Pena brings the thunder. The interaction between these two is so believable and touching that it seems like it's all real. Stunning piece of filmmaking!
Written October 28, 2014
If you ever wanted to see what happens to a city / country that goes through 30 years of illegal immigration from our southern border and how a city is permanently changed / transformed into another country then watch this movie. This is coming to a neighborhood near you !!