Excerpt: When Brooklyn's Finest first hit theaters, I couldn't understand what all the hate is about. I felt like it was every bit as good a film as Training Day. Only think lacking was that Denzel Washington tour de force. Nonetheless, this is a good movie in its own right.
Excerpt: Here's a note for all you Canadian fans: DON'T BUY THIS DISC. The only available edition I can find in Canada has been "modified" ie, butchered, by the distributors and is not in the OAR of 2.4:1 but instead in the new version of Pan-n-Scan – it's in 1.78:1, that is, "THIS DISC HAS BEEN MODIFIED TO...
Excerpt: Brooklyn's Finest is an amazing film before watching I wasn't sure what to think but this movie blow my mind. From the acting to the writing its just a fantastic movie with a great cast, with Ethan Hawke and Richard Gere standing out. Overall great film buy this movie.
a respectable piece of work but unfortunately we've seen it all before
10 August 2010
Summary: Gritty, profane, and extremely violent thriller centering around three disparate New York cops: a cynical twenty-year veteran playing out his final days until retirement while struggling to keep his sanity (Gere); a conflicted undercover torn between his commitment to the job and his loyalty to the...
Summary: Draws you right in from the start, builds tension to a climactic point late in the film. In the middle, you get to absorb a lot of NYC atmosphere which somewhat compensates for the formulaic nature of the film.
Summary: In Brooklyn, New York, the veteran policeman Eddie (Richard Gere) is a bitter and disillusioned lonely man that will retire in seven days. The catholic dirty detective Sal (Ethan Hawke) is a family man in despair that needs to raise money to buy a better house for his family.