Kill the Irishman: Film Review
Writer-director Jonathan Hensleigh lacks the directorial command to pull off the gritty textures of 1970s crime cinema in the routine thriller.
NEW YORK – In the decades since The Godfather, the bar has again been set high for American organized-crime drama on big screens and small with sagas like Goodfellasand The Sopranos, among others. Tipping its hat to both those predecessors, but lacking the visual panache or incisive characterizations of either, Kill the Irishman is a pedestrian chronicle of an eventful true story.
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