Quite simply, for me, the best film of 2011 by some margin.
Everything about this film from the direction to the cinematography, the acting, the plotting right down to the music - oh, the music. A perfect blend of 80s synth made modern by the electronic beat and the soothing vocal on the recurring track, A Real Hero that enliven the film in a way which I have rarely experienced in movies.
I am a details kinda guy and the…
Well well well... Michael Fassbender finally appears in something pants. Although I have to say, his fight scene with the "heroine" of the piece, MMA fighter by day, wannabe actress by night Gina Carano, was one of the highlights of this otherwise 'action flick by numbers'.
I suppose some of the environments were a bit different and interesting: Barcelona, Dublin etc. but not enough to earn a second full star from this reviewer. By the end it felt like I…