Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino have teamed
up together in Righteous Kill.
I thought their presence would give this
film some real punch. This movie didn't stack up to my expectation,
but I did enjoy watching the two stars obviously playing off
each other and just having some fun with the whole thing.
A scissors sideways for myself.
Pacino and DeNiro do walk-through performances
in this standard police thriller where they track down a serial
killer, dishing out vigilante justice.
Relying solely on star quality and a very
thin script, the film has way too many close-ups of the aging
Still, it does have a good twist (that
anyone could see coming from a theater away).
Mediocre at best.
In my opinion, the motion picture Righteous
Kill does not live up to its name title.
It's the third film in which Oscar winners
Robert DeNiro and Al Pacino both appear.
In this movie, the two super stars are
paired on-screen for almost every scene.
Unfortunately, it's just about the only
reason to see this otherwise disappointing, dim, lackluster police
The story is about two N.Y. City policemen
fighting through political red tape to capture a serial vigilante.
The movie's central mystery is who may
or may not be the killer.
The tale is predicable, the pacing is all
wrong, and there's nothing in this flick that approaches either
actor's best work.