Full Movie Reviews
memento_mori - wrote on 08/30/2013
2 Guns: the generic action movie you've been waiting for.
There's not much to tell.
The way the film is structured is really obvious. They were going for the generic action movie formula, but added a lot of plot twists in it, so it would seem smart. No, it was just confusing who was good or bad, and that set the characters a step back.
What upsets me is that the only guys that are putting any work into the movie are Denzel and Marky Mark. Their chemistry is excellent, because they are two top-billed actors who know how to make it work, even when they have to juggle back and forth this recycled dialogue.
Bill Paxton… When I exited the movie, I remembered: Oh yeah, Bill Paxton was in this movie. That's how forgettable he is.
The direction by a man who's name I cannot pronounce is …
Chris Kavan - wrote on 08/07/2013
The success or failure of a film with two big names depends on how well those stars mesh. If it's a romantic movie, the man and the woman have to have chemistry. If it's an action movie (like 2 Guns) there still has to be that chemistry in order for it to succeed. Lucky for us, Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg are completely in their element and they play off each other so well that it makes for interesting, exciting adventure.
There are so many double-crossing, back-stabbing moments in 2 Guns, you many wonder who you can really trust... ever. What begins as a simple bank heist to get back at a Mexican cartel kingpin soon spirals into a much larger conspiracy involving the DEA, the U.S. Navy and the CIA. There are a lot of players here from Edward James Olmos (as the craggy …