Quick & Dirty Film Review: The Mechanic

Let me be honest right from the start, put Jason Statham in a movie and you are putting my ass in a seat.  He may never win an an Oscar but I am not going to see a movie to watch him spout dramatic monologue while looking pensive.  I am going to see him be crafty, smart mouthed and kick a lot of ass.  (Although he does do pensive kind of well in a hardened action start kind of way)

The Mechanic delivers this nicely to me and I get the  chance to see Ben Foster in a movie. Now there is a guy wh

o knows how to play broken immoral sociopaths. His performance in this movie was pretty good. One of the things I really liked about The Mechanic was the look.  A lot of it looks like they went back to 1972 (the year the original Charles Bronson movie was released)  to film it and it made it a lot more entertaining for me to watch.

Look this isn’t a cinematic blockbuster, it’s not a five star, ten star affair. It probably won’t even get past 50% freshness. It’s an  action movie with plot holes the size of Texas, lots of gun fire, very graphic violence and naked time with a hot girl. Oh yeah most importantly, shit blows up.

What more could a girl ask for?

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  • “What more could a girl ask for?”

    TWO Mechanics! 🙂

    But seriously, what I’ve heard so far about the movie has been good. Statham at the top of his game and Ben Foster pulling in a really good performance. I’m not sure I’ve seen a film with Foster in it that I don’t like. The guy is kind of a rock star that way.

  • “What more could a girl ask for?”

    TWO Mechanics! 🙂

    But seriously, what I’ve heard so far about the movie has been good. Statham at the top of his game and Ben Foster pulling in a really good performance. I’m not sure I’ve seen a film with Foster in it that I don’t like. The guy is kind of a rock star that way.

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