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Revenge for Jolly! (2012)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 7 May 2013 (USA)
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A man recruits his cousin to find out who is behind his dog's suspicious death.

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REVENGE FOR JOLLY! follows a man (Petsos) who, with the help of his cousin (Oscar Isaac), seeks to avenge the death of his beloved dog, who was killed under confusing and suspicious circumstances. The two men follow a series of clues in an attempt to track down the dog's murderer, leaving a path of destruction in their wake. Written by Anonymous

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Similar to the play Liutennat of Inishmoore. Except the it's a cat that dies and not a dog. See more »

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Written by NJ White, Scott Fairbrother, William Blanchard, and Julian Taylor-Shah
Performed by Whitey, Fairchild, William Blanchard, and Shuh
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Dog eared
12 September 2015 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Well after 20 years after he burst on to the scene with his take on the gory, dark comedy thriller genre there are still Quentin Tarantino fanboys who think its easy to make such films.

Revenge for Jolly is revenge drama as Harry (Brian Petsos) in debt to some bad guys finds out that they killed his dog and he is not happy.

Along with his cousin Cecil (Oscar Isaac) they go out for revenge which involves killing lots of other people even if they are not that bad. There are scenes of violence mixed in with silly conversations, getting wasted and tagged on narration none of which makes the film funny or dark.

So much bloodshed over one dog which involves Harry killing even one of his friends, no police in sight and lots of star cameos many of them wasted

Oscar Isaac is too good for this type of picture. Writer and star Brian Petsos needs to learn what makes a Tarantino film tick.


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