The Equalizer (2014)


STORY – 0
DIRECTOR – 1
ACTOR – 1
MUSIC – 1
CULT – 0

Verdict – 3/5

 

Pros –

 

1) Fast paced story-line
2) Action packed
3) That orphan Russian boy’s story.
4) End Credits (Guts Over Fear)

 

Cons –

 

1) Bad supporting cast
2) Cliched sub-plots
3) The ex-CIA angle
4) In a nutshell it’s “Jason Bourne” meets “Death Wish” with a “History Of Violence”.
5) The Russian Mafia portrayal is not as convincing as Cronenberg’s Eastern Promises.
Quote –

 

“Don’t doubt yourself, son. Doubt kills.”

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