Dragged Across Concrete (***1/2) is a symbol of a great faltering career

Dragged Across Concrete feels like an epitaph on the career of Mel Gibson. He's done good work for so many years, only to be busted down to making movies that make their debut off the big screen.

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Brawl in Cell Block 99 (***1/2) – Grinds it out.

The brutality of this film almost demands that it be seen with friends who enjoy being shocked. There has not been this kind of mutilation in a film with this kind of acting in my life of watching film. The real prize is Vaughn, who shows complete trust in the words and storytelling of the writer and director. 

Bone Tomahawk (****): I believe those fleas were alive and talented

Bone Tomahawk Written and Directed by S. Craig Zahler Starring Kurt Russell, Patrick Wilson, Matthew Fox, Richard Jenkins, Lili Simmons, David Arquette, Sid Haig, Sean Young, Evan Jonigkeit Two murdering thieves (Haig and Arquette) hear a sound as they rob the corpses of their victims. Going off to investigate, they end up crossing into the sacred ground of a tribe of cannibalistic Troglodytes...the kind that … Continue reading Bone Tomahawk (****): I believe those fleas were alive and talented