Dallasblack.com: Breaking News: Movie Review
Friday, January 27, 2006

Breaking News: Movie Review

By: Kam Williams

Breaking News: Movie Review

After a gang of bank robbers leaves the street littered with the corpses of cops courtesy of a gruesome shootout aired live on TV, the police force is left embarrassed with a lot of egg on its face. So, to restore the department’s credibility, the chief deploys thousands of officers to find the crooks and to bring them to justice.

 

Eventually the five bandits are discovered holed up in a hideout, and television news crews are again on the scene to broadcasts the relentlessly grisly blow-by-blow. So unfolds Breaking News, a gruesome adventure reminiscent of 15 Minutes, a crime saga starred Robert De Niro and Edward Burns. But where the bad guys were wielding the camera in that flick, Breaking News focuses on the action from the point of view of the bad guys.

 

Like a Bruce Lee chopsocky, this movie doesn’t have much more to offer beyond incessant vivisection, which ought to satiate the bloodthirst of fans of gratuitous gore.

 

A brainless but harmless display of senseless slaughter.

 

Very Good (3 stars)

Unrated

In Cantonese, Mandarin and English with subtitles.

Running time: 98 minutes

Studio: Palm Pictures


Join Our Weekly
Or Daily Newsletters!
64x64

Comments

Recommended Articles

Urban Glam Boutique Clothing & Shoes

Latest Photos

View All Photos

Photogallery Image
#thelife Saturdays @ The Red Room 10.18....
Photogallery Image
#thelife Saturdays @ The Red Room 10.11....
Photogallery Image
Shark Bar Saturdays 10.4.14
Photogallery Image
#thelife Saturdays @ The Red Room 10.4.1...

Featured Events

FRI, NOV 21ST 2014
Special Events

31st Annual Beaujolais & Beyond Wine Festival

Irving Convention Center at Las Colinas
SAT, NOV 15TH 2014
Parties/ Happy Hours

Glam Galore Holiday Shopping Party

Bob Duncan Center
SAT, OCT 25TH 2014
Parties/ Happy Hours

VIP Saturdays @ Shark Bar

Shark Bar & Grill
THU, OCT 30TH 2014
Parties/ Happy Hours

Thursday College Nights @ Hailey's Club

Hailey's Club
All Events