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Dog Eat Dog

Director:  Paul Schrader
Year Released:  2016
Rating:  0.0

Three career criminals (Nicolas Cage, Willem Dafoe and Christopher Matthew Cook) agree to "one last job" (cough, cough) and set out to kidnap a baby, but they're such idiots they botch that up, kill a multitude of people and end up turning on each other ... tada, it amounts to a whole lot of nothing. The 'psychedelic' moments - clearly not Schrader's forte - bring up cringe-inducing memories of Oliver Stone's Natural Born Killers - same applies to Cage doing easily the worst Humphrey Bogart impression I've ever heard (or maybe it's supposed to be terrible ... one never knows what Mr. Cage is up to these days). Most egregious of all: the 'boys' shirtless and squirting mustard on each other (?) ... what a waste of an otherwise useful condiment.

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