Good, Bad & Ugly Review: The Family

Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 29% (Critics) / 42% (Audience)
Directed By: Luc Besson
Written By: Luc Besson and Michael Caleo
Starring: Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Dianna Agron and Tommy Lee Jones
Studio: Relativity Media

Synopsis:In the off-beat action comedy “The Family,” a mafia boss and his family are relocated to a sleepy town in France under the witness protection program after snitching on the mob. Despite the best efforts of Agent Stansfield (Tommy Lee Jones) to keep them in line, Fred Manzoni (Robert DeNiro), his wife Maggie (Michelle Pfeiffer) and their children Belle (Dianna Agron) and Warren (John D’Leo) can’t help but revert to old habits and blow their cover by handling their problems the “family” way, enabling their former mafia cronies to track them down. Chaos ensues as old scores are settled in the unlikeliest of settings in this darkly funny film by Luc Besson (Taken, Transporter). – (Source)

Read More

Good, Bad & Ugly Review: Killing Season

killingseason0
Rotten Tomatoes Rating: 13% (Critics) / 30% (Audience)
Directed By: Mark Steven Johnson
Written By: Evan Daugherty
Starring: Robert De Niro, John Travolta, Milo Ventimiglia
Studio: Milennium Entertainment

Synopsis:Deep in the Appalachian Mountains, a reclusive American military veteran (Robert De Niro) and a European tourist (John Travolta) strike up an unlikely friendship. But when the tourist’s true intentions come to light, what follows is a tense battle across some of America’s most forbidding landscape proving the old adage: the purest form of war is one-on-one. – (Source)

Read More