THE WEBER MOVIE COUNTDOWN

THE GOAL FOR 2018: 200 MOVIES WATCHED BY MIDNIGHT NEW YEAR'S EVE!  (AFTER TOPPING OUT AT 194 in 2017)

CAN HE DO IT?

​​THE WEBER MOVIE COUNTDOWN

RUN ALL NIGHT (2015)

#24 on the 2015 movie countdown is Run All Night starring Liam Neeson which opens Friday. This is a dumb-headed, suspend ALL disbelief thriller that gets stupider and stupider as it goes. Neeson rises from a falling down drunk to a unstoppable force when forced to defend his estranged son from crime family head (and friend) Ed Harris. Harris' son is a drugged-up whackjob who was killed by Neeson before whackjob could kill his son. And then the chase begins as Neeson does i...mpossible things throughout. This story could have been SO much better but the Harris character is so inconsistent that it ruins what could have been a really good film. I can't even detail all the dumb stuff. The thrills are there but I was so annoyed with plot that they weren't much of a saving grace. Neeson takes more bullets than Bonnie and Clyde but keeps getting up like Michael Myers. You may want to rent this so you can laugh out loud at the unintentionally funny stuff. A spirited discussion was had in the audience following the screening
about how bad Run All Night was. A misfire from the director of Non-stop (which had its logic problems too but I liked that one despite its flaws).