Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother. Written by
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It sounds like they're not doing a goddamn thing. Now, either you're all afraid to go in there... or, uh... you just don't give a shit.
Chief Wesley Barnes:
You're walking down the wrong road. I said I'm into it, and I said I'll handle it. Don't make this personal. You need to stay out of my business.
Stay out of your business. Stay out of your business. You know what? While I was away, it seems that all that you was into was my business.
Chief Wesley Barnes:
So that's what this is, you got a problem with me.
Yeah, I got a problem with...
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To be honest, after watching the trailer, i watched this movie only cause it had Bale in it. But it turned out to be surprisingly good with strong performances from everyone involved. Casey Affleck and Zoe Saldana deliver good work on screen. Woody Harelson is also very convincing as the Red neck villain. The director has managed to paint a pretty vivid picture of the environment that he wanted to portray. The storytelling is very engaging. Thumbs up to the director and his team for this effort. In the end, no review can be complete without praising the man who continues to amaze with each performance, Christian Bale. Believable and heart warming in this one. He manages to accomplish the one thing which was most needed from anyone who played this character and that is being able to get the audience to empathize with it. Bale succeeds and then some. Clearly one of his best works till date, and he has an impressive resume already to choose from. A must Watch movie of 2013.
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