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Blitz is a very entertaining movie starring Jason Statham. Who, not surprisingly, is a bad cop. He beats the crap out of his targets. The movie is directed by Elliot Lester who did a great job at his second directed movie. It's inspired by Ken Bruen novel of Nathan Parker.
The movie is oscillating between thrilling and calm parts, not to say boring. Brant is the bad cop, he beats the crap out of one felony one night in a pool bar, but he never thought that the felony will ever become the Blitz. Now this felony is starting killing every cop that he fined him. Now that's cool hitting the police, but we all know that the police is stronger than any organized mafia, nothing to say about a meaningless felony.
As already discussed, the intrigue is that fight in the pub that triggered the Blitz. At some point in the movie Nash comes in as a replacement of Brant boss Roberts. Nash is a good guy something like Brant maybe worse. He killed a guy instead of investigating him. He makes a good team with Brant and thus they both end up with investigating this cop killer.
After some shifts they almost get to finally prosecute the felony. But he escapes, due to the lack of proofs and a good facebook community that paid him the bail out.
So the movie gets to the point of Roberts funeral, one of Blitz already dead targets. And who do you think gets there? I tell you who, Blitz dressed as a cop ready to make his last victim: Brant. Anyways, because they already know who Blitz is, the cops expect the attempt. So Brant leaves early from Roberts funerals and of course is followed by Blitz.
So I let you to uncover the rest of the story because is one of those thrilling moments that shouldn't be spoiled.
It's a movie made around Jason Statham and the main character Brant. Statham cover the role perfectly in every aspect. He's rough, he has that eyes of a killing hawk, he's also gentle when the movie needs him to be, every aspect of a rough, correct cop is found in Statham's acting. As an average action movie - I say average because it's doesn't make you stare at the movie the whole time eager to see more and more actions - the starring actor makes a great role. In fact I was let down by the many reviews I read before seeing the movie, saying that it's a poor movie, but Jason Statham made me watch this movie.
Also I was impressed by Zawe Ashton, she plays the cocaine addicted cop. She's one of Blitz targets and is under Brant guidance in the police station. She also is trying to help a kid she knew to flee from the felony path he took on.
No more to say about the movie I fled from the theater entertained if somebody asks.
Enjoy the trailer.


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