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Feature James Clayton 1 Mar 2013 - 06:39

To mark the release of Broken City, James trains a spotlight on the sterling work of actor Russell Crowe...

Broken City might be a broken city because no one single urban area is strong enough to hold both Mark Wahlberg and Russell Crowe. This town ain’t big enough for the both of ‘em.

Nevertheless, the new crime drama directed by Allen Hughes does contain both Wahlberg and Crowe. Playing, respectively, a wronged private investigator and the Mayor of New York, the pair have the opportunity to exhibit their great acting range, which is something I feel neither A-lister always gets due credit for. They’re both excellent actors whose best performances are possibly overlooked because they’re embedded in an ensemble cast or played opposite a scene-stealing extrovert.

This is definitely true for Marky Mark if you consider Boogie Nights, The Fighter and »

- ryanlambie

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