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The brutality is kept within!
on 28 December 2011
Anyone wanting just to see a fast action, non-stop butt-kicking film, as the DVD Production Description states should go for a cheap Steven Seagal film where good acting is the last reqisite but if it's something with a LITTLE more depth thenyou could do worse than give this a try?
I'm NOT a fan of Andy Garcia at all so the less I see of him on screen the better however Ray Liotta always trys to do good with whatever crap he is handed to act with as in this situation and he turns in a blinding performance. He is the ageing hitman/bounty hunter hired by we don't know who - even the CIA don't know he's there, and he gets beaten up and robbed by a gang of street kids after earlier showing how he can take care of himself, so he IS vulnerable, which makes you like him!
The main brutality in this film is dished out by one bad guy to the other and there is plenty of it to which of course the corrupt local police turn a blind eye.This film is one of Liottas' best ACTING performances if the viewer really watches him bury himself into the character. Also features Armand Assante, Danny Trejo.