Get the Gringo
Get the Gringo review
The Gringo (Mel Gibson) was apprehended in Mexico and was placed in a unique prison that is similar to a mall made in hell. He observes the people responsible for running the place and is aided by a 10 year old who would like to avenge his father's death. Big bosses such as Frank and Javi will find soon discover their fates crossed because of greed and corruption. The soundtrack matched the gritty locations while the action fast paced from car chases, to poetic gun fights and a cleverly written plot (with Gibson having a part of the idea). Performances all around were believable and most of the action sequences were stylish. Some of the violence were brutal which shows the horrible nature of the antagonists. Subjects on revenge, friendship, motherhood, quitting smoking, greed, police corruption and control were exhibited throughout the film. Get the Gringo's story is sufficient to keep viewers engaged aside from the fight scenes and subtle humor, which is only mastered by a few artists like Mel Gibson despite his unfortunate real life image.