is a story about London's criminal underworld.
This tale of cross and double-cross brings
some of the scrappiest tough guys against its more-established
booming real estate gangsters.
There is lots of wild camera moves -- speeded-up
shots, whiplash edits, and other assorted tricks.
There's so much visual stuff going on it's
hard to follow all the twists.
This should be an enjoyable crime thriller
for all the Guy Ritchie fans, but brought no solid payoff for
With the exception of Revolver and
Swept Away, which were both box office bombs, Guy Ritchie
seems to have only one film in him, which he keeps making over
and over with continued success.
And this one is no exception. He has the
Tarrantino-style patter and quick-cut action down to a science.
But what's up with the British gangsters?
With multiple plot lines and bizarre twists
and turns, it's still the same old from this talented director.
It's enjoyable in a cartoon deja vu sort
was written and directed by Madonna's ex-husband Guy Ritchie.
The movie is his third raid into London's
The tale features a group of low-level
thugs with English accents trying to rob each other.
What I didn't like about this flick was
its reliance on narration to explain the intricate shady, crooked
business dealings in the story and Ritchie's over-use of a voice-over
narrator to introduce characters.
The film became hard to follow, and to
remember previously introduced characters was also irritating,
in my opinion.