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Having made all previous titles – including From Hell and The Book of Eli – as part of a directing double act alongside his twin brother Albert, Allen Hughes now takes centre stage for the very first time with Broken City – yet despite the heavyweight cast and compelling narrative, perhaps he may have been somewhat better off with a little help from his dearest sibling.

Mark Wahlberg leads the cast as Billy Taggart, an ex-cop who moves into a career as a private eye when a controversial murder case forces him out of law enforcement. With consistent support from the New York City Mayor Hostetler (Russell Crowe), the pair strike up a deal whereby Billy will be paid a large sum of money to investigate the Mayor’s wife Cathleen (Catherine Zeta-Jones), as he is convinced she’s having an affair. As the forthcoming mayoral elections hit overdrive, Billy soon realises that »

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