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Out Of The Furnace

Russell and his younger brother Rodney live in the economically-depressed Rust Belt, and have always dreamed of escaping and finding better lives. But when a cruel twist of fate lands Russell in prison, his brother becomes involved with one of the most violent and ruthless crime rings in the Northeast - a mistake that will cost him everything. Once released, Russell must choose between his own freedom, or risk it all to seek justice for his brother.

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Rated R

116 minutes







REVIEW:
There were so many good actors in this movie I thought for sure it was foolproof and would be awesome. I really anticipated a great action movie.
It was just okay for me.
I think most of the movie was a little slow-paced, and it didn't really pick up until the end. Sadly, not soon enough though.
The idea of it being loosely based on the old adage, an eye for an eye, wasn't for me either. It's been done too many times to count, so in order for it to stand out it needs to be impeccably done.
The ending as I said was different and what I liked most about the film. Don't think it was because it was finally ending, though honestly, that helped too. I was over it at that point. The last of the movie was really gritty, and if you read my blog regularly, that's kinda what I'm into. I don't want fluff, I want blood and gore. What can I say?! My mom claims I should have been a boy.
Will I recommend it? Probably not. I probably won't think about it again.

2/5

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  1. I love Christian Bale, but this movie looked too depressing.

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  2. The premise sounds interesting

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