Brick Mansions

April 25, 2014

directed by Camille Delamarre, 2014

Brick Mansions

While it’s almost impossible to find anything of memorable note tucked away in director Camille Delamarre’s Brick Mansions, it’s sometimes fun to bask in the plain absurdity of an action extravaganza that doesn’t take itself too seriously. Delamarre’s film does just that, upping the ante at every turn in regards to how illogical and silly it can actually be. For all of its video-game and parkour-inspired action sequences, the film is distinguished not only by the tinge of a blue-collar spirit exuded by the film’s stars, but also the wherewithal from its director to milk every ounce of brazen escapism out of Brick Mansions’s B-movie framework.

Full review at In Review Online


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