Dead Man Down: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

by Ethan Alter March 8, 2013 6:11 am
<i>Dead Man Down</i>: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang

Colin Farrell may possess a questionable taste in material, but he's generally aces when it comes to picking directors to work with. Just look at some of the names he's managed to rack up during the course of his decade-long stint in movie stardom: Steven Spielberg, Michael Mann, Oliver Stone, Woody Allen, Neil Jordan, Terry Gilliam, Robert Towne and Terrence freakin' Malick. Granted, not all of these films turned out for the best, but that's an impressive collection of filmmakers to have on anyone's résumé. (Of course, there are a few Joel Schumachers and Len Wisemans in the bunch, but everyone makes mistakes now and then.) In addition to A-list directors, Farrell has teamed up with some promising up-and-comers, whether it's Martin McDonagh (who cast him in both In Bruges and Seven Psychopaths), John Crowley (who made the underrated 2003 crime comedy, Intermission) or, now, Niels Arden Oplev, a Danish director making his American feature debut with Dead Man Down, a solid, eminently watchable thriller that has the misfortune of going up against Oz the Great and Powerful this weekend.

I Want My DVD: Tuesday, July 9, 2013

by Ethan Alter July 9, 2013 6:00 am
I Want My DVD: Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Best Spring Break ever...



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