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Bruce doing what he does best.
on 8 June 2005
Bruce Willis plays the part of a veteran negotiator who's been there and seen it all. However one hot day things take a turn for the worse and after a fateful turn of events he decides to get away from the city and take a new job in more tranquil rural surroundings. Things don't always seem to go according to plan, and despite an initial peaceful settling in period things are about to get very complicated for Bruce who finds he has ironically become the victim of a hostage situation.
I saw this film in the cinema a while back and I'd been hearing that this was the best movie Bruce had appeared in since Die Hard, which I enjoyed, so obviously I was looking forward to it.
Hostage isn't exactly the most original concept, but it does all come together well. There's a decent story and a quality cast to help things along and keep you watching to he end
As you'd expect with Willis there is a bucket load of action and several good twists that keep the film interesting and very easy to watch. It isn't all blood and guts though and when I went with my girlfriend she loved it so maybe this is one for everyone.
Weather it's as good as Die Hard is debateable, but I think it's a good quality action film that any fan would enjoy.