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Review: Dead Man Down (Serving Dinner Cold and Revenge at Room Temperature)

10:13 AM 3/8/2013 by Sara Vizcarrondo
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There’s as much schmaltz as art in the new thriller by Niels Arden Oplev, director of the Swedish Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. There’s also a major bait and switch organized by the film’s marketing campaign that adds so much to the tension I’m going to do my best not to spoil it; such things deserve preservation.

Dead Man Down

Posted April 3rd, 2012 by Binh Ngo

DEAD MAN DOWN is an action thriller that stars Colin Farrell and Noomi Rapace as two strangers whose mutual desire for revenge draws them together and triggers an escalating trail of mayhem. The film, which also stars Academy Award nominee Terrence Howard and Dominic Cooper, marks the American theatrical debut of director Niels Arden Oplev (the original The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo).

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