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Hotel California (2008)

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When TROY turned on crime boss DMITRI DEBARTOLLA he was forced to leave Los Angeles and lay low in Miami. After two years, and the loss of his leg in a shootout with a Cuban crime syndicate... See full summary »

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When TROY turned on crime boss DMITRI DEBARTOLLA he was forced to leave Los Angeles and lay low in Miami. After two years, and the loss of his leg in a shootout with a Cuban crime syndicate, Troy returns to LA to reclaim what is rightfully his. A reunion with his former partners in a rundown hotel sets the stage for an explosive encounter where past and present collide. Written by Anonymous

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Not your average gangster flick
5 April 2010 | by (Los Angeles) – See all my reviews

Overall, I thought the story was compelling. It showed that not all movies have a definitive good guy or bad guy. The dynamic between the characters leaves you engrossed in the film. Beckford, Ali, Rex and Palladino show true acting chops by embracing roles that you would not expect them to portray. The true show stoppers are Raymond Barry as he gives a vivid and gripping explanation into his dark and assorted past and Tatyana Ali leaving the comfort of "Bel-Air" and exploring the depths of gritty street life. Beckford does a nice job of being a protagonist while Rex is both a conflicted sidekick who gets caught up in the crossfire. I recommend this film. While you may not get gun totting action you do get plenty of stylistic and visual storytelling.


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