#123movies #fmovies #putlocker #gomovies #solarmovie #soap2day Watch Full Movie Online Free – In New York City, detective Billy Taggart goes to court for the murder of the rapist Mikey Tavarez, but the Mayor Nicholas Hostetler and the Chief of Police Carl Fairbanks vanish with important evidence and Billy is declared not guilty by the judge; however, he leaves the police department. Seven years later, Billy is a private detective and lives with his girlfriend Natalie Barrow, who is an aspiring actress and the sister of Mikey’s victim. His secretary Katy Bradshaw (Alona Tal) is trying to collect part of the debts to save their business. In the week of the elections, Hostetler summons Billy and offers $25,000 to investigate his wife, Cathleen Hostetler, whom he believes is having a love affair. Billy discovers that Cathleen is meeting Paul Andrews, who is the coordinator of the campaign of Jack Valliant, the opponent of Hostetler and favorite in the election. When Paul is found dead on the street, Billy finds that he had been double-crossed by Hostetler and he decides to investigate the truth behind Paul’s murder.
Plot: In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor. Billy’s relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an unstoppable force – and the mayor’s worst nightmare.
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Broken City – Unexpectedly Enjoyable, Suspenseful and Intriguing!
Detective Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) is booted out of the NYC Police Force under mysterious circumstances relating to a shooting in a low-income housing project, which occurred before the movie begins. New York City Mayor Nicholas Hostetler (Russell Crowe) hires Taggart to tail his wife, Cathleen Hostetler (the Beautiful Catherine Zeta-Jones. Needless to say, the Mayor believes his wife is bedding another man – aka cheating. Or is there a bit more to the quest? Along the way, Taggart uncovers a big-money, web of conspiracy involving corruption.
I liked Broken City movie because we don’t know who did what and how many people did what to whom. In other words, while we’re on edge waiting for the resolution, more perpetrators enter the game and as they say, “the plot thickens.” An excellent performance by Russell Crowe; and a good showing from Wahlberg too. Zeta-Jones always shines through. I’m a fan of Alona Tal.
The unanswered questions expanded until the very end when resolution arrived. All in, Much More Suspenseful than I expected.
I did Not like the several times Carl Fairbanks, Police Commissioner (Jeffrey Wright) said “It’s complicated” when asked who’s involved by Taggert. Aren’t most things complicated? Surely the writers could do better than that. A few times, the dialog was muffled, but then maybe it was the theater’s sound system or my hearing.
I also liked Katy Bradshaw (Alona Tal) who plays Taggert’s officemate and close friend and confidante. It wasn’t clear to me the nature of their relationship – lovers, family members, friends or merely coworkers. Maybe I missed the connection. I wish the writers would have developed her character more. I first met Tal in the hit TV series “Leverage” (Timothy Hutton, Gina Bellman) where she played Kaye Lynn Gold, country music singer, in The Studio Job (2010). I hope we see more of Tal. Wish Leverage didn’t end at the end of Season 5.
See Broken City; You’ll enjoy it! Arthur VanDam, film critic and author
The Mayor(Russell Crowe) of New York, who pretty much has everything in his back pocket, hires a private detective(Mark Wahlberg) who was once a cop, but was fired because of a scandalous shooting incident. He hires him to follow his wife(Catherine Zeta Jones) in suspecting that she is cheating on him, but what is gonna be discovered, is more than meets the eye.
This movie kind of drags in the first part, but surprisingly picks up in the second part. Crowe and Wahlberg do give descent performances, so does Catherine Zeta Jones and Barry Pepper. It an alright thriller, nothing beyond greatness, but still entertaining, although in spots it could have better, but still deserves an 8/10.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 49 min (109 min)
Genre Action, Crime, Drama, Thriller
Director Allen Hughes
Writer Brian Tucker
Actors Mark Wahlberg, Russell Crowe, Catherine Zeta-Jones, Jeffrey Wright
Awards 1 win.
Production Company Leverage Communications, New Regency Pictures, Closest to the Hole, Emmett/Furla Films, Allen Hughes
Sound Mix Dolby Digital, Datasat, SDDS
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa Studio, Panavision Primo and Angenieux Optimo Lenses
Laboratory Company 3, Los Angeles (CA), USA (digital intermediate)
Film Length 2,969 m (Portugal, 35mm), 2,976 m (6 reels)
Negative Format Codex
Cinematographic Process ARRIRAW (2.8K) (source format), Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format)
Printed Film Format 35 mm (anamorphic) (Fuji Eterna-CP 3514DI), D-Cinema