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Assassin's Bullet

Overview


Genre :

Action, Thriller, Drama

Release Date :

August 03, 2012 (Limited)

MPAA Rating :

R

Director :

Isaac Florentine

Starring :

Christian Slater, Donald Sutherland, Timothy Spall, Elika Portnoy, Bashar Rahal

REVIEWS RATE:  Critics  Not quite bad, but it's not recommended either.    Readers  Be the 1st!

“..while adequately packaged by direct-to-vid action vet Isaac Florentine, the pic doesn't best exploit his experience in staging martial arts fights..”
by Dennis Harvey [Variety]
Review rate : C

“..mixes a precarious pileup of visual cliches with over-staged action sequences..”
by Lisa Schwarzbaum [Entertainment Weekly]
“..less satisfied, alas, will be those with a fondness for lucid plotting, compelling intrigue, and credible performances..”
by Nick Schager [Village Voice]
0.5 of 4

“..is maligned with gaping plot holes, terrible expository dialogue..”
by Glenn Heath Jr. [Slant Magazine]
Review rate : D-

“..amusingly awful thriller..”
by Alison Willmore [A.V. Club]

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