DEATH SENTENCE (2007 USA)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 3.7|5.0 Stars ììì

Death Sentence is driven by graphic and gory violence, but the acting is also outstanding. Director James Wan performs excellently within this genre. John Goodman is memorable as an underground gun salesman for gangs. Kevin Bacon performs really well as the father of a murdered favorite son. This film is a cold-blooded look at how gang members think, execute plans, and react when a close gang member gets killed. A good thrill ride that gives the viewer roller coaster movement through emotions ranging from sorrow to justified revenge.

Storyline

Brendan Hume (Stuart Lafferty) is killed by gang members when his dad, Nick Hume (Kevin Bacon), pulls into a gas station in a bad part of town.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director James Wan for directing efforts. Thank you to Executive Producers for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Billy Darley (Garrett Hedlund), Helen Hume (Kelly Preston), Lucas Hume (Jordan Garrett), Detective Wallis (Aisha Tyler), Bones Darley (John Goodman), Joe Darley (Matt O’Leary), and Bodie (Edi Gathegi).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Yes. It’s a rough story about revenge that is presented in a new, unique manner.

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