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Film Review - The Counselor

Director: Ridley Scott
Film Release Year: 2013
Running Time: 117 min
Rating: R

Script 4: Way too many long speeches of people giving their theory on life or death or business or whatever, almost comical by the end.

Direction 9:

Acting 8: Only kinda weak link is Diaz, bad call casting her as the lead lady. She has the right look, but not the acting chops to back it up.

Crime 4:

Overall 6.25: Mike Fassbender is a lawyer who gets himself involved in a drug shipment coming from Mexico as a way to make some quick cash. When the shipment gets stolen the cartels who are running the operation think him and his pals had something to do with it (They mostly didn't), come looking for payment, mostly in the way of torture and death.

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