A Most Violent Year (2014) – Movie Review

March 11, 2015 7:20 am by
A Most Violent Year 2014 - Big Fat Kill

Overview

A thriller set in New York City during the winter of 1981, statistically one of the most violent years in the city's history, and centered on a the lives of an immigrant and his family.

Cast

  • Oscar Isaac - Abel Morales
  • Jessica Chastain - Anna Morales
  • David Oyelowo - Lawrence
  • Alessandro Nivola - Peter Forente

Director

  • J.C. Chandor

Review

A slow burner with a great performance from Isaac. Engaging and definitely worth a watch but don’t expect Goodfellas.

3.5 Stars (3.5 / 5)

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