This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Stanley White is a violent, racist, misogynistic thug whose obstinacy and complete lack of empathy gets almost every one around him killed, raped or shot.
And he's the hero of this utterly contradictory film. It is beautifully shot and directed, with some epic action scenes and chases, but has one of the worst, most clichéd scripts I've heard in ages, and clunky, one dimensional and frankly racist characters.
Mickey Rourke's character is completely unbelievable - a Dashiel Hammett cop complete…