Director Robert Redford’s star-studded, thought-provoking political thriller (which he also stars in and produced) is yet another work for him to be proud of.
Gangster Squad is a high-octane true-crime drama – a Pulp Nonfiction wannabe — that chronicles the activities of the special unit created by the notoriously corrupt LAPD to lead its fight to keep East Coast Mafia types out of Los Angeles in the 1940s and 1950s.
Director Steven Soderbergh’s new disaster thriller about a lethal virus (featuring Matt Damon, Kate Winslet, and Laurence Fishburne) finished first at the box office, earning an estimated $23-million in its weekend debut.
Familiar, certainly, and maybe even predictable. But executed like a well-timed kick to the solar plexus, “Warrior” is terrific.
Is “Zookeeper” a keeper? Anything but.