Independent Cinema - Dead Man Down Review

Independent Cinema writes: Dead Man Down has everything I want in a film about revenge: stylish noir elements, intense action beats, an excellent cast, and an interesting premise. It says so much about a film when it can take these attributes, and churn out a mediocre effort through the use of absurd plot twists, coincidences, a snail-pace and what amounts to a very tonally inconsistent film. Dead Man Down is not a bad film, it is just one that has more potential than it does success. With a cast that can more than prove themselves on screen, and a director who knows a thing or two about portraying a gritty, chilling depiction of revenge, I expected a lot out of this film; perhaps just a bit too much.

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