Shooter

Shooter: ex-sniper with a vanishing pony-tail (stupidly) gets caught up on the wrong end of a presidential assassination attempt. The politics and explanations in this were so clichéd and had so many twists / conspiracies that Michael Moore could have written it. Wahlberg’s not exactly on form, and pretty much mumbles his way through the majority of the script, which is heavy on the sniper talk – giving the film (and Swagger) authenticity. The best thing about this film was the action, and although there’s not loads, it’s was about quality over quantity – especially the cottage shoot-out and counter-sniping scenes. The ending feels totally rushed, with everything being cleared up in about two minutes flat. It’s an OK flick, but ends up way off target.

Score: 4/10

 

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1 comment
  1. man this movie sucked. ‘Shooter’ (he doesnt deserve to have his name remembered) must be one of the dumbest action hero characters in history, quite a claim. ‘Yeah, just take your gun up on that roof for us – dont worry, we wont frame you for murder or anything..’ Idiot.

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