Brooklyn's Finest : Movie Review

Filled with every cop-movie convention since the invention of gunpowder and curse words, Brooklyn's Finest is three movies in one, all of which you've seen before: the sad tale of the sullen burnout (Richard Gere as Eddie) a week away from retirement who finds accidental redemption; the tortured tale of the undercover brother named Tango (Don Cheadle) asked to do One Last Big, Bad Thing before he's kicked upstairs and out of the down-low life; and the tragic tale of the good-ish cop gone bad (Ethan Hawke as Sal), saddled with a mess o' kids and seeing nothing wrong with pilfering drug dough to finance a new life for his pregnant-again wife.

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Author : Robert Wilonsky