The two gangs, involving Justine (Brie Larson), Vernon (Sharlto Copley), Ord (Armie Hammer), Chris (Cillian Murphy), Stevo (Sam Riley), Bernie (Enzo Cilenti), and a few others reunite in the warehouse to accomplish the gunfight and play a game of survival.
“Free Fire” boasts the recipe of success – the independent film studio A24, Larson, Hammer, and Murphy. Yet, the film never fulfills its hidden potential – certainly a complete blast and outrageously ridiculous; however, the narrative is nothing new and thus, predictable. The underdeveloped character arcs do not allow you to appreciate the characters, regardless when they die. I anticipated something a lot better, considering the studio and the talent involved. Nonetheless, “Free Fire” does not undermine A24’s excellent reputation. B-
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