Christian Slater

Feb 1 2013

Bullet to the Head

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on February 1, 2013.) My initial reaction to Bullet to the Head was something along the lines of “it’s not meant to be Lawrence of Arabia, but it’s entertaining. It was fun.” However, after ruminating on it a few days, the film’s racist humor (and the audience […]
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Feb 1 2013

Bullet to the Head

(This review was originally published on February 1, 2013 at Reel Film News) Sylvester Stallone plays disgruntled hitman Jimmy ‘Bobo’ Bonomo in “Bullet to the Head”, a pseudo-noir action flick that is really hard to take seriously. Director Walter Hill’s attempt at gritty realism is hindered by the central relationship of the story, which begins […]
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