• 3 stars
  • 2008
  • US
  • 1h 39min
  • 15
  • Directed by: David Mamet
  • Written by: David Mamet
  • Cast: Chiwetel Ejiofor, Tim Allen, Emily Mortimer, Alice Braga, Rodrigo Santoro, Joe Mantegna, Rebecca Pidgeon, Ricky Jay, Randy Couture

Mamet goes Bruce Lee on our ass with a martial arts movie with a moral code. Mike Terry's (Ejiofor) jujitsu academy is ailing and his honourable intentions are getting in the way of making a profit. Cue trouble in the form of an action-star (Tim Allen) and a trite story of overcoming cynicism.

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