Drug War

July 9, 2013

directed by Johnnie To, 2012

Drug War

Equipped with a hardened zeal and a swift set of genre kinetics, Drug War is close to perfect: a lean and airtight spiraling saga of bullets, busts, and betrayals. While it would be apt to characterize To’s structurally dense and assured crime picture as another run-of-the-mill actioner, fear not, as To essentially takes a torpedo to said characterization by way of seamless formal and narrative control.

Read full review at Sound on Sight


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