Great cast, if anything. Seemed a bit jarring to me sometimes with the grandiose dialogues. Levelled work from Barry this time.
A heist film based in South America led by names like Oscar Isaac, Ben Affleck, Charlie Hunnam and Pedro Pascal, felt like something right up my alley, but in effect, turned out be quite disappointing.
I get it: Chandor kept it slow and gripping, and brilliantly maintained tension in places especially during the heist sequence in the house. But here’s the thing with slow and tense action-dramas (especially involving heists and drug-money) - they really need to pay off, which…