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Brooklyn, 1988. Crime is rife, especially drugs and drug violence. A Russian thug is building his heroin trade, while everyone laughs at the cops. Brothers have chosen different paths: Joe has followed his father Bert into New York's Finest; he's a rising star. Bobby, who uses his mother's maiden name, manages a club. Bobby too is on the rise: he has a new girlfriend and a green-light to develop a Manhattan club. Joe and Bert ask him to help with intelligence gathering; he declines. Then, Joe raids Bobby's club to arrest the Russian. From there, things spiral out of control: the Russian puts out a hit on Joe, personal losses mount, and Bobby's loyalties face the test. Written by
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I don't need any more guns in my life, that's for sure. But you should have one to be safe. It's better to be judged by twelve than carried by six.
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This film drags. After a few fits and starts when you hope if finally gets going, another dull, irrelevant scene that could have been left on the cutting room floor sucks you back down.
Donny Wahlberg barely gets a supporting role. Joaquin shines enough you want to suffer to see it through. But the way the action goes down is SOOO unlikely, you wonder who the heck was advising the writers and director. They've obviously never worked a club or scored on a connect. And by the end, all the characters just fall flat.
The first scene is the bomb. You can catch that on Youtube and save the next two hours for something worthy.
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