Critic Consensus: John Malkovich's show-stealing performance keeps Crossbones partially afloat, but an overly serious tone and choppy editing make this a leaky vessel for his talents.
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In Crossbones, low-tech fight scenes are a welcome relief from the customary mind-blowing special effects. Mostly, however, the reason to watch is Malkovich.
All in all, Crossbones is about as believable as Casanova in a seminary.
It's never lost time when you're watching Malkovich and Coyle.
An oddity with additional oddness in the form of Malkovich. But as summer diversions go, this looks to be a good one.
Full of odd pauses and volume modulation, Malkovich's big acting holds our attention even when the show's fuzzy plotting and minor absurdities are distracting us. He doesn't steal scenes so much as rape and pillage them.
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