Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Haywire (2011)

Haywire is Steven Soderbergh's homage to Quentin Tarrantino's homages to 70s sepia-toned B-grade action flicks.

Real-life MMA artist Gina Carano plays the former marine turned assassin whose betrayal by unknown forces leads to a whole load of asskicking vengeance.

Soderbergh is too engrossed in the technicalities of re-creating genre here that he forgets to make an entertaining action pic.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published on 18 January 2012.

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