Written January 04, 2015
This is definitely a tribute to the old Lonewolf cop/gangster movies. Guys like Humphrey Bogart and James Cagney they all made their entire careers portraying characters like this it's a real pleasure to see this kind of movie again.
Written January 07, 2015
Denzel Washington's character was played well with the mild mannered and overly concerned persona. I love to see actors of Mr. Washington's caliber, versatility, and seasoned back ground do these fun filled action films. I hear talk about older actors/actress doing these kind of films, make some feel some kind of way or roll their eyes and ask why? Once again IMHO, he has done it again! Enjoyed it
Written January 18, 2015
This was a great film to watch and I enjoyed watching it but I can't believe it was as graphic as it was. Now I know that films from Antoine Fuqua are intense but I did not expect it to be nearly as bloody and graphic. I am not going to go into details on everything because then I would ruin the movie but I will tell you one scene I feel I could have lived without. There is a fight scene where Robert stabs a corkscrew just below this guys chin and you see it all bloody coming out in his mouth. There was a ton of things like this and I am not the biggest fan of scenes like this but somehow Antoine did a good job at making it seem necessary.
Overall I would give this film a B. It was a great film to watch and I enjoyed it, but for me personally I couldn't get past all the blood and the issues towards the end. I think the same film could have been made with about 1/3 of the amount of blood. For More of my reviews check out ***blakeancell.com
Written December 11, 2014
This movie was so good, Denzel was stunning in acting performance, great story line. It's start slow but makes it up as it go the acting was all good just love this movie all I am going to say is enjoy......Filmjunky