Point Blank (1998)

  • Year: 1998
  • Released: 15 Dec 1998
  • Country: United States
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  • IMDb: https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0175047/
  • Rotten Tomatoes: https://www.rottentomatoes.com/m/point_blank
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  • Available in: 720p, 1080p,
  • Language: English
  • MPA Rating: R
  • Genre: Action, Crime, Drama
  • Runtime: 89 min
  • Writer: James Bannon, Chuck Konzelman, Daniel Raskov
  • Director: Matt Earl Beesley
  • Cast: Mickey Rourke, Danny Trejo, Frederic Forrest
  • Keywords: sniper, s.w.a.t., hostage, mercenary, transport of prisoners, siege,
91% – Critics
77% – Audience

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Point Blank Movie Reviews

“Oh, the horror…the horror….”

There are actually a couple reasons to watch this movie. The first is that, while it’s mindless and mind-numbing, there’s actually a story and you do become involved enough to want to find out how the story ends. Second, you may actually enjoy picking out the “dumb things” and the totally improbable or impossible.

Of course, there is also the weird fascination of watching Mickey Rourke (at a mere 41 years of age) totally over-the-top with steroids and immediately after one of his face lifts. It was only 12 years earlier that Cimino’s “Year of the Dragon” was released, but it seems like it was a lifetime to Mickey. (To be fair, the early 1990s were not kind to him.) YotD was not one of Mickey’s best movies, but the contrast between the Mickey of 1985 and the Mickey of 1998 is almost too much to be believed.

Danny Trejo is, as always, fun to watch. Kevin Gage turns in a surprisingly good performance in what is probably the most difficult role in the movie.

I normally don’t pay a lot of attention to editing in a movie (unless it’s just really bad) but this movie is one of the most obviously-poorly-edited movies I’ve ever seen. It could be a poster-child for bad movie editing. I’m going to be generous and guess that the editor did not have enough film to work with or that the director failed to block and cover shots as he should have. But with that aside, this movie is worthwhile if only to show your friends or your date what bad editing looks like.

Four stars awarded for having some entertainment value, even if no artistic value. After all, you could have wasted your time on a J. R. Bookwalter film.

Mickey Rourke, this is your life.

A bunch of escaped criminals take over a shopping centre. One of them is a genuinely nice guy, so his well-meaning brother Rudy Ray (Mickey Rourke) infiltrates the shopping centre to save him. Still reading? If you were expecting a good film, you’ve got the wrong POINT BLANK. It’s terrible – plain and simple.

It was Greil Marcus, talking about Rod Stewart, who famously declared: `rarely has anyone betrayed his talent so completely’. Of course, the phrase could be aptly used to describe Mickey Rourke. The finest actor of the 1980’s (Angel Heart, Barfly, Prayer for the Dying, White Sands, Rumble Fish, 9 1/2 Weeks) always lives up to expectations. Unfortunately, expectations of Mickey Rourke are not what they once were. A string of embarrassing pictures led to a self-imposed retirement. On return, his fortunes have not improved.

If this reads like a career obituary, that’s not the intention. Fingers crossed that a Soderbergh, Tarantino or Ferrara can resurrect his fallen star. Anything – absolutely anything – to spare us any more films as bad as POINT BLANK. It’s a juvenile action romp, so gleeful in its stupid, sadistic violence it’s almost unbearable to watch – and certainly impossible to enjoy.

If it hurt Mickey to have his scenes removed from Terrance Malick’s THIN RED LINE, or even DOUBLE TEAM, it seems his role has been reduced here too. He fades in and out of the action – perhaps he’s trying to hide in the background. Either way, the results are inevitable, and nobody – least of all Rourke – could care less.

It’s not just that it’s been done a million times better. The shoddy logic of the filmmakers is inane beyond comprehension. (a) The crime kingpin decides to sedate a frenzied psycho-rapist by giving him a whole brick of cocaine to snort. (b) After tormenting a female hostage, she then willingly performs a private sex-show for the pervert. (c) After the striptease he takes her out on the balcony and shoots her in full view of the surrounding cops. (d) He achieves the incredible feat of actually snorting the whole brick of cocaine in ninety minutes.

That’s just one incident that doesn’t bear close scrutiny. The writer and director clearly revel in sex/drugs indulgence, and it comes out just as dubious as one would expect. There’s dramatic license, but then there’s a police force that idly watches as hostages are randomly executed.

And let me assure you my vote of one for this film is no knee-jerk reaction. I tried – and failed – to watch it twice. But much like Mickey Rourke in the ring, his audience has a habit of coming back and suffering again and again.

What was Rourke Thinking?

This is one bad film. With clumsy editing, terrible performances and rip-offs galore! One of the major missteps is the editing. Rourke’s character Rudy is a supposed “Karate Master” but when he does a roundhouse kick to a guy it first cuts to the foot then jaggedly cuts to Rourke killing him. This is Rourke’s monotone years, where you need subtitles to hear what’s he’s saying. If you somehow hear the wretched dialogue he’s reciting, mute the TV. It is better without the sound anyway. Danny Trejo gets shot like 15 times (twice in the HEAD!) and he’s wearing a motorcycle jacket! Just don’t watch this film unless you’re having a party and everybody is drunk.

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