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Pawn (2013 film)

a movie directed by David Armstrong

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COULD HAVE BEEN A CLASSIC BUT STILL GOOD

  • Jun 22, 2013
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PAWN

I had no idea this movie was even coming out until it was out. That is a very weird thing given who is in it and the type of movie it is. I love the actors here and this kind of flick is one of my favorites. Director David Armstrong and writer Jay White did an excellent job with this film as I was into it the entire time. I am really glad I got the opportunity to check this flick out.

The film opens with a cop walking into a dinner late one night. Once there things seem a little out of place and the people are acting a little weird. Turns out this officer has walked right into the middle of a robbery. Now the synopsis says that "what happens next and what happened before you won't believe" if I am remembering that right. Well I very much agree with that because there are some twists and turns that while some you see coming all are very interesting.

The cast for this film is great with a lot of known and big names, but that means nothing if they aren't great performances. Well everyone here did a great job especially Michael Chiklis as the lead robber, as did his fellow robbers. Then of course we have Forest Whitaker who really surprised me here, I mean the character not his acting [great as always]. We also have Ray Liotta and Common amongst others, both very different characters. I could go on and on but I will just say that no one disappointed here

I have to say this was a very good movie and I should not have been surprised. Looking at the cast and even the synopsis will tell you all you need to know. This was a great independent low budget flick that did not disappoint. I have always been a fan of these types of movies and this one has some cool twists and turns in it. A cop walks into a dinner and it just so happens a robbery is going on. That ladies and gentlemen is how I am going to leave you.

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June 24, 2013
I agree with Bill on this one.
 
June 22, 2013
This was really decent for a low-budget crime thriller....Chiklis did deliver in his portrayal. nice write up, man.
 
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review by . May 15, 2013
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Good as Far as Low-Budget Crime Thrillers Could Go
Cops and robbers is a genre that almost goes into very familiar territory whenever a film gets released. Director David Armstrong’s “Pawn” is really no different, and yet it tries something new with some very familiar twists and turns. It’s screenplay starts off very simple as a cop (Forest Whitaker) walks into a 24-hour diner to have his usual cup of joe. What happens is totally unexpected when a gang of thugs led by a “Brit” (Michael Chiklis) have taken over …
Quick Tip by . June 22, 2013
posted in Movie Hype
I have to say this was a very good movie and I should not have been surprised. Looking at the cast and even the synopsis will tell you all you need to know. This was a great independent low budget flick that did not disappoint. I have always been a fan of these types of movies and this one has some cool twists and turns in it. A cop walks into a dinner and it just so happens a robbery is going on. That ladies and gentlemen is how I am going to leave you.
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