Wednesday, 28 November 2012

Alex Cross (2012)

Morgan Freeman used to be Alex Cross in the 80s. Now it's Tyler Perry. sans drag.

The premise remains the same: a violent, depraved, serial criminal whose madness or modus operandi is so obscure, whose identity is so cleverly concealed, is bested by Detective Dr Alex Cross in a dizzying series of plot twists whose flimsiness and plot-holes are overwhelmed by the sheer speed they are introduced.

Watch: If you like your detective thrillers pulpy, with a slight pretension to intellect.

Read my full review at Fridae, first published at 28 November 2012.

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