Full Movie Reviews
Yojimbo - wrote on 10/23/2018
A pair of Irishmen arrive in America in 1978 to buy weapons, but when an argument breaks out during the deal the situation soon descends into a bullet-riddled free-for-all.
Ben Wheatley's stripped-down action thriller has no heroes, gentlemen thieves or assassins with a code of honour; it shows a firefight as a brutal, bloody and above all messy business as a bunch of low-lifes scrabble around in the dirt while they inflict grievous bodily harm upon one another. In fact, the single location of a deserted factory, motley assortment of foul-mouthed villains, bloody violence and blackly comic dialogue is a little reminiscent of Reservoir Dogs...if it were remade by one of the brothers McDonagh,
Free Fire won't be to everyone's taste but the strong cast of hard-boiled wise guys, …
Matthew Brady - wrote on 04/07/2017
Well this kinda sucks. No I'm not talking about the movie itself, but mostly my expectations for it.
"Free Fire" is a stylish shoot 'em up film with a Tarantino vibe to it. While I wouldn't call it original, as many are saying it is, but I respect Ben Wheatley for taking a concept like this and actually going for it. The performances from everyone were solid and when some of the humor hit, it's pretty funny.
Despite the great cast, the director, and interesting plot; I felt there was something missing from this that stopped it from being great for me. I didn't get any enjoyment or anything special out of this. After the film was over, I got up from my seat and went home without evening thinking about what I just saw. That's never a good sign.
I think if the script was more tight …