Dragged Across Concrete centres on veteran cop (Mel Gibson) and his volatile younger partner (Vince Vaughn), who find themselves suspended when a video of their strong-arm tactics becomes the media’s cause du jour.
Is it a better film than the first Frozen? Well that’s debatable. I think this film has a better plot but not as good a soundtrack as the first film, and aside from the main ensemble of the four leads, the other characters have little time on screen and don’t offer much other than to advance the plot.
Starring Emilia Clarke as a hapless Christmas store worker who is down on her luck, the film is based on the Wham song of the same name, which makes the ending incredibly predictable and the would-be twist is pretty obvious from the beginning.
The film’s storytelling fluctuates between the dysfunctional adult-self and the sincerity of the child-self, particularly, in relation to the irrefutable innocence and purity that exists within that time of being.
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A poignant documentary centring on beekeeper Hatidze and the conflict she faces when confronted with new neighbours. A must-see!
Jolie is outstanding as the evil queen with a heart, and Fanning is admirable as the unlikely hero (if we’re going by the traditional fairytale’s archetypal damsel in distress formula).
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