In the first half-hour of «Law Abiding Citizen,» a beetle-browed bear of a man named Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) watches helplessly as two thugs burst into his home, one of them slaying his wife
G erard Butler’s big old grumpy face has loomed large on the sides of buses this week, advertising Law Abiding Citizen, his violent new thriller about revenge. He really is as cross as two sticks.
While Law Abiding Citizen is in no sense a successful work of art, a film that offers the illicit thrill of cheering on an all-American terrorist is at least pursuing something more complex than
Oct 14, 2009 · «Law Abiding Citizen» is one of those movies you like more at the time than in retrospect. I mean, come on, you’re thinking. Still, there’s something to …
Featuring great performances, elaborately staged action set pieces, and a fast-moving, gritty storyline, “Law Abiding Citizen” is a taut and intense thrill ride that will have you riveted from start to finish.
Oct 16, 2009 · “Law Abiding Citizen” is rated R. It has a lot of grisly and sometimes imaginative violence and some swearing too. LAW ABIDING CITIZEN. Opens on Friday nationwide.
A father’s inconsolable grief over his murdered family somehow turns him into a torture porn villain with a grudge against lawyers in Law Abiding Citizen, an illogical, campy joke of a movie that suffers hugely in comparison to F. Gary Gray’s earlier fuck-the-injustice-system thriller The Negotiator.
Oct 16, 2009 · The filmmaker cuts to the chase, mere minutes into «Law Abiding Citizen», so, impassioned speech with his lawyer Nick(Jamie Foxx) about justice notwithstanding, the film largely pre-supposes Clyde’s family man integrity as a given.
F. Gary Gray’s Law Abiding Citizen is arguably the most preposterous picture of the year. It is a Death Wish-style revenge rampage, in which a nice guy (Gerard Butler, pictured right) witnesses his wife and child being raped and killed, and feels so upset when one killer receives a light sentence for ratting on the other, that he sets about wreaking mayhem, not only on the murderers but the
LAW Abiding Citizen is a thriller with pretensions.. These are implicit in its Philadelphia setting. The film’s director, F. Gary Gray, is particularly fond of an aerial shot that swoops down on
A twisty psychological thriller from Italian Job director F. Gary Gray, Law Abiding Citizen is Hollywood hokum of the tallest order. Riddled with supernova-sized plot holes and soaked in clichÃ