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Movie Review: End of Watch

Posted in Reviews! with tags , , , , , , on 09/22/2012 by McCutcheon

Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Michael Pena, Anna Kendrick, Frank Grillo, Natalie Martinez, America Ferrera, Cody Horn

Rated R for strong violence, some disturbing images, pervasive language including sexual references, and some drug use , Running time 109 minutes, Action/Drama

Compare to: Street Kings (2008), The Hurt Locker (2009)

It’s tough for me to watch a movie about cops going out there on the mean streets to protect and serve. Your opinion on a movie like this may strongly depend on your perspective of the police force. Heroes or gangs with government authority? The movie hardly paints an even side but the biggest issue with the film is figuring out what it’s message is.

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