• End of Watch (2012) Rating & Reviews

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  • Shallow down inside, End of Watch is a music-video Frappuccino of quick cuts, sparkling banter, serial crises, grisly violence and tongue-jerk profanity. But the film is exciting, in its manipulative way, and exhausting. show more

  • David Ayer, the writer of "Training Day," director of "Street Kings," writer/director of "Harsh Times," does not make movies about princesses with witchy curses, about yuppie commitment-phobes, about talking plush toys. His territory is narrow, but he owns it: cops, in Los Angeles. show more

  • In the last 15 minutes of the film, he burns up some of the credibility he established by not pushing extreme situations too far earlier on. show more

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