The Counselor (Movie Review)

Title: The Counselor
Director: Ridley Scott
Starring: Michael Fassbender, Cameron Diaz, Javier Bardem, Penelope Cruz, Brad Pitt
Year: 2013
Country of Origin: USA
Genre: Action/Thriller/Crime Drama
Language: English
Length: 117 minutes
Rating: 16 Language, sex, violence
Proposed release date: 26 December 2013

The Counselo poster

Review: 6/10

The main character is a lawyer, “The Counselor”, and one never gets his name. It is difficult to feel much empathy for a character where one doesn’t even have his name. One feels he, as a lawyer, should have known better anyway than to get involved in a drug deal.

The plot is complicated and the death scene at the end unlikely and unsatisfactory although spectacularly gory.

All round I expected more from this cast.


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