EftRou 146: In the desert…

This week the crew is back talking two action movies Killer Elite and Contraband.  We had a lot of fun with these movies and make some interesting observations of both movies both good and bad.


DVD Pick

Killer Elite 2011 – We went back and picked up this movie that was released in fall but saved it for a DV-Debrief.  This one stars Jason StathamClive OwenRobert De NiroDominic Purcell and the lovely Yvonne Strahovski.

Killer Elite with Killer Stache's

Killer Elite with Killer Stache's

This movie is based on a true story of a group of Britain’s Elite Special Air Service members coming out of retirement to save De Niro’s character, Hunter, from a Sheikh who wants revenge on a secret society that is responsible for killing his 3 sons.  Listen in to see what we think as to the some questions that left us scratching our heads (At least Mike and Square).

Feature Flick

Mark Wahlberg and Giovanni Ribisi

Mark Wahlberg and Giovanni Ribisi

Our feature flick this week is Contraband, which stars Mark WahlbergBen FosterLukas HaasKate Beckinsale and the always fun to watch Giovanni Ribisi. This movie centers around a blue-collar family that happen to be the best smugglers in the business.  When Mark Wahlberg’s character gets out of the business and try’s to make a fresh start his wife’s (Kate Beckinsale) brother keeps going with the smuggling and makes a mistake by dumping a “shipment” that was intended to be delivered to mobster Tim Briggs (Giovanni Ribisi).  After making the decision to try to fix the problem himself Chris Farraday (Mark Wahlberg) gets his old crew together and the race begins to get $700,000 into the country in order to make things right before it’s too late.

We always hope you enjoy listening and we would love to hear back from you. Feel free to join the conversation on twitter via @entfortherest you can also find the crew on twitter: Q (@aka_q) and me SquareRoss (@SquareRoss) and Mike (@cb_robinson).

Until next time stay safe and enjoy your entertainment!

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