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I didn't expect to enjoy this film as much as I did, I actually expected it to be terrible, but I left the theater thinking wow that was pretty good (Put that on the box). Curtis Jackson (50 cent) delivers a strong performance along side James Remar and Val Kilmer. Curtis' character, Rich, was deeper than expected showing believable wit and banter along side his entourage. Kilmer and Remar are also great, no one phones it in. The story starts out by the numbers, but then it evolves into a more complex plot that keeps you guessing. There were scenes with real tension. The ending was the only thing holding this film back from being great. The characters evolve complex arcs, but then the ending extinguishes those arcs before they feel completed. Overall this film is a good gritty cops chase robbers crime drama, you will not be disappointed. Full disclosure, I saw this film on Dec. 15th for its premier in Grand Rapids, MI where it was filmed. The atmosphere was obviously positive. Jackson introduced the film stating "remember I am a work in progress, I will be better tomorrow than I am today". It was great to see someone with such a large perceived ego to be humble, and honestly not give himself enough credit for this movie. He was great in it, and the screenplay he wrote was great.
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