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James Gray United States, 2007

Liam Peters's rating of the film We Own the Night

A sensatonally staged, rain-drenched car chase notwithstanding, We Own The Night is an utter mess of a film. Lacking real tension, the film suffers at the hands of Gray's pointless script, Phoenix's dribbling mess of a performance and a real waste of some talent in smaller roles. When a film makes even one of the greats in Duvall look ordinary you know something is wrong. Tedious and utterly disappointing.