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There is no engagement with characters and the plot seems to take an age to finally get going. Even the only, eagerly anticipated action scene is poor and difficult to watch as it is filmed almost in complete blackness. It is incredibly hard to follow what is going on and frankly unnecessary especially when the people involved in portraying the action are all wearing night vision goggles. The scene would have been much better filmed from the first person through said goggles.
The film is far too long with a storyline we all know from the media, I was expecting to find things out that I didn't already know or perhaps some jucy conspiracy theories instead the film merely gave a run through of the facts surrounding the "U-B-L" hunt and killing.
I do not see why this film is so well regarded.
Use the 2hr36min wisely and watch something else
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