Street Kings

Street Kings

Cops On Steroids - Plant

5 Points

Viewer Rating:Plant has rated Street Kings rating: 5 Star

Take exactly one half of Bad Boys the can and will do approach and one hot car, add in some slices of Die Hard action combine the not letting go attitude of 13th Precinct and wrap it up in the shroud of mystery of LA Confidential boyo and you have yourself something that resembles “Street Kings”. Everyone has attitude and is pumped up with testosterone, cops who don't like bad guys hell cops that are themselves bad guys make this a very good movie. Absent is the reading the rights and all the political correctness, gone is the you get one call, here you don't even get to call out for help as Justice is dished out Judge Dredd style if only Rico stayed on the good side and doing this dishing out. This is a good movie, slightly predictable in parts but good and well worth a trip to the cinema. Got the audience laughing a few times as did Bishops death in Aliens, but I'm not sure if that was intentionally sought laughter, but there was some incidental humour in the scenes. The Car is like something out of the fast and the furious all and the nitrous oxide fumes pump up the movie action. Added in are some nice aerial shots and some power pump up soundtrack to add to the tension. With David Ayer behind the wheel and responsible for such other good movies as S.W.A.T and Training Day it had to be good. Yes it's a do go see, if you like a cop movie where the cops are in charge and no one is PC. Very good movie.

Review published on the 18 April 2008 21:35

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