The Killer (1989)


STORY – 1
DIRECTOR –1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 1

VERDICT – 5/5

 

PROS –
1) Outstanding cinematography (running two scenes simultaneously back and forth)
2) Stylish gunfights with dual-Berettas and Mexican standoffs
3) The Church & white doves – John Woo trademarks
4) Gory bloodshed
5) Black business-suited henchmen
6) B-Grade movie touch
7) Chow-Yun Fat as the Anti-Hero assassin.
8) High influence on future directors like Robert Rodriguez and Quentin Tarantino

 

CONS –
1) Casting Sally Yeh as Jennie

 

QUOTE –
“I always leave one bullet, either for myself or for my enemy.”

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