The sins of this film are outweighed by a brisk pace and some pretty gruesome kills.
The film doesn’t hold up, but with perhaps a bit more story, it’s premise could be really something.
It’s not easy to love this film. It’s relatively easy to like, just for the women’s talent alone.
It wouldn’t hurt to show a single blade of grass growing in some dirt. All in good time, I suppose. Maybe part 5?
Schrader is not everyone’s cup of tea. Some of us like our tea as dark as the blackest coffee on a cold, bleak morning.
It does the almost impossible task of bringing together everything we’ve seen and opens the door to everything else we might see in the future.
There are no surprises. Just misery in waiting.
If you’re a fan of Ahmed, give this a spin. It’s not unusual to see him play a significantly challenged individual. We’ve never seen him play a father. He does both well until the story runs out of steam and decides it’s going to go the route of Smokey and the Bandit II.
This is a brief tale that lacks any amount of pretension that might be present in a longer film.
From the classic original to the classic 2021 sequel, there’s some good stuff and bad in between.
The most complex parent gets the title of the film, if only because we know, eventually the daughters will get all of the glory. Talk about inspiration. Talk about greatness. Talk about The Williams Sisters.
Great is still great, no matter the age.
Unlike Bronson, Statham has skills beyond the action realm. The Bank Job, is proof of that concept. This is not beyond that realm.
This is Majors’ film, through and through. It’s his arrival on the big stage, and he does not waste the opportunity.
The questions heading into the film are numerous. Some are answered: even more arise in their wake.
Army of Thieves feels as quaint as a home movie compared to Army of the Dead.