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That's a lot of stuff going on at once, all of which feels rather familiar but none of which the film ever truly gets right.
It's a mildly interesting thriller - Paris through the eyes of a director who doesn't know how to make its beauty menacing.
"Paris Countdown" is a buddy movie with a downbeat heart.
Despite the ingredients for a rousing shoot-'em-up (two-timing hit men, a slo-mo shoot-out, chartreuse-filtered scenes in Mexico) it's hard to buy the leads' mastery of this world of fist-pumps and violence.
Those with a fetish for the smashing of faces - against rocks, bourbon glasses, windshields, and the like - might enjoy Edgar Marie's crime thriller Paris Countdown.
Despite possessing some definite strengths, the film ultimately feels as though it's hewing to a well-honed formula.
Paris Countdown has style to burn, where "style" means "uses lots of lighting gels and some camera flourishes," but it doesn't have a coherent point of view or a solid take on the genre.
Aims to be a slick piece of action entertainment, but there's little imagination beyond the age of the lead characters, and while the feature is mercifully simplistic, it's rarely engaging, even as a violent distraction.
The likes of Paris Countdown have been seen before and will be seen again.
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