Transcript for Insomniac Theater: 'The Promise' and 'Free Fire'
It's on their theater time and as you know the fate of the theory is entering its second weekend of likely domination at the box office but there is competition this weekend. Actually not really well this morning the start when you're an historical drama set more than a hundred years ago. In the final years of the Ottoman Empire this is the promise not stars Oscar Isaac Christian Bale of Batman fame in Charlotte LaMont. It tells the tale of a love triangle forming. Among and I arm noon medical student in woman and an American journalist during the Armenian Genocide. Can be safe come to see what's happening. It's east title peace it's beautiful. It's we'll have to pay. It's not. I've never trust me. This house. Their critics there are not logging in the promise they are giving in only 45% it's the lack of rotten tomatoes. Linda Holmes right it's a brutal war film but it returns over and over to it ultimately unsatisfying. Romantic plot now that is not a ticket to go see it Pieter du bridge also notes the lack of sizzle saying this fictional love story. Is an F. Dick what war they looked fit snow sank it starts out slow and then tapers off. Yeah that what they're saying. Hun mixed Bree Larson returns to the big screen in action packed thriller set in the 1970s she stars as a middle man brokering. A gun deal in a Boston warehouse between the diary and a gang of gun dealers blood during the handover. The deal goes explosively and spectacular in the wrong. And a shortage of boys talk to you believe it's. And sorry sorry. So free fire is getting mixed reviews from the critics who are giving it a 69%. Rating on rotten tomatoes Stephen Don writes for all its stellar. Talents free fire is a scattershot to exercise in genre homage that ultimately misses the target. And Jeffrey Anderson writes extreme gun violence 1970s outfits. Not much else NFL draft that's the news for this half hour sorting university. I mean everything to highlight relax dad and I agree so the two fate of the fears.
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