April 13, 2013
when people call this \"slow\" I think it says more about them than the film. Nice to see scenes with people walking in the city center and not a car-chase in sight.
Brendan Gleeson is sensational as the world-weary, been there, done that hired killer, who seems comfortable with and somewhat resigned to his chosen line of work. He is both bemused and dismayed by Colin Farrell, who is riveting as a haunted. conflicted man who is extremely uncomfortable in his profession. The interplay between these characters is fascinating. Ralph Fiennes character is two
January 28, 2009
DJ Bill Kelly
Sometimes I wonder where these dark murder mystery films derive their plots! The accents and scenery of this Belgium city plus twisted endless turns make this a better than average film. Thank god for the Golden Globes otherwise I might have never seen this film. Colin Farrell didn?t win me over with his acting because he could shed a few tears, and I sure hope he didn?t LIVE! Rather actor
kinda slow but worht it @ the end
So slow and boring...felt like I was in Bruges, without the architecture.