The adaptation takes its premise painfully literally, resulting in a series of unlikely developments guaranteed to get hardcore zombie-movie fans frothing with rage—if they don’t doze off first.
Tough guys with a code. Punishing bare-knuckled brawls. Broken glass. Some bluesy licks from Ry Cooder. These are the elements of a Walter Hill action movie.
We will say this about the Bullet To The Head, Walter Hill’s new Sylvester Stallone vehicle: It sticks to a formula.
Scott Tobias writes about why we’d rather have fiascos than failures and why we so often resort to the “gentleman’s F.” Turns out it’s not just to annoy our readers.
In their place, Disney has digitally restored a feeling of cautious optimism.
Is it a trick? I feel like it has to be a trick.
I feel like the first half of this could be an alternate slogan for The A.V. Club.