Brooklyn’s Finest (Antoine Fuqua, 2009)

P448

To say I am rather fond of the urban crime thriller would be an understatement. The 1970s were by far the strongest period for this sub-genre but in the recent years that have been some stand-outs, such as the criminally underrated Narc (Joe Carnahan, 2002) and Fuqua’s earlier effort Training Day (2001). I have been wanting to see Brooklyn’s Finest for some time now after hearing a number of recommendations. Whilst it is not particularly groundbreaking it is a solid thriller with strong performances from an experienced cast, Richard Gere being surprisingly good.

Advertisements
This entry was posted in Uncategorized and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s