Adequately acted and flecked with the required quota of action to satisfy genre fans, pic recalls numerous good police dramas of the 1970s, but mostly in superficial ways that bring nothing new to the table.
Eva Mendes seems to basically be around just to work hard feeding her man Joaquin's erotic fantasies for some relaxation on his down time, in this grim, meandering excursion through Brooklyn's mean streets.
It's not that it's done poorly -- though this kind of movie has definitely been done better -- but rather that there is nothing here that you haven't seen before. And when we say nothing, we mean nothing. At all.
haraktires poy tha mporoysan aneta na perasoyn arketo hrono akoma se skoteina syrtaria, mpas kai mporesoyn na skoteiniasoyn arketa oi idioi gia na metamorfothoyn se kati esto endiaferon an ohi diaforetiko