February 6, 2013
ACTION-PACKED, GORY TALE OF REVENGE. NOT FOR THE FAINT-HEARTED.
Never having read the Richard Stark novels (pseudonym of Donald E. Westlake); a neophyte, totally ignorant of the protagonist and his exploits, it was stunningly shocking that ?Parker? (stoically handsome Jason Statham) was an untoward character, a criminal with ethics, a pugnacious, tenacious, terrifying personage when doubled-crossed; hence, the fast-paced, pungently gory scenario, revolving around Parker?s revenge and his unique code of morality...
Sprinkled with a dragnet of smarmy villains, primarily mendacious ?Melander? (Michael Chiklis, ?Vegas? is riveting, mesmerizing in the role); and innocent, but sagacious ?Leslie? (a surprisingly genuine portrayal by Jennifer Lopez) who is the foil; woeful, struggling Palm Beach real estate agent, implementing Parker?s chimerical plan...
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