Mixed or average reviews- based on 12 Ratings
Apr 13, 2011Clive Owen is on smouldering form as a retired gangster reluctantly drawn back to London to find out why his brother died. Slow-paced, but intense, with a low-key but believable finale, a nice performance from a grave-faced and dignified Charlotte Rampling and, unusually, Rhys-Meyers playing to his strengths as the callow brother overcome with humiliation. Arguably Owen has the presence to elevate even the most pedestrian movie into something interesting but there's enough going on amongst the other players to keep the attention throughout.… Full Review »
DanC.Nov 4, 2005Clive Owen is so good that the film rates a 7 on the strength of his performance alone. It's a humorless (and therefore incomplete) look at London gangster life, but oddly compelling.… Full Review »
KelR.Oct 3, 2005I agree with Brian G. I had high hopes for this movie and boy was I disappointed.