This is not an action movie with shootouts,
car chases, or detective work. It's a drama through and through,
about one man's effort to deal with the mistakes of his past.
Robert DeNiro and James Franco play father
and son in an extremely well-acted performance that made this
film work by keeping my interest firmly to the end.
So check this film out, and enjoy two hours
There are two ways to look at this film;
one is to reflect on the great cast doing some terrific acting,
and the other is to focus on the implausible script and shoddy
True, there are some great performances,
but they are overwhelmed by stilted dialogue and a convoluted
It's a film that works to a point, then
quits. How disappointing.
The picture is about a New York detective,
whose honorable police career is turned upside down when he tracks
a killer, only to find out it's his own son.
I liked the fact that the story takes its
inspiration from true events.
It's a dark, bleak film about fathers and
sons, their battles and disappointments.
The performances by the cast are solid