-Not a perfect movie, certainly. Wishy-washy and confused (much like its protagonist), it can't seem to decide whether it wants to be a light-hearted bildungsroman for the big screen, or a dark political/war drama, life-on-da-Irish-streets, what.
-Then again, Cillian Murphy is fucking delightful as Patrick/Patricia "Kitten", the boy-to-shemale who grows up not knowing who his real parents are, raised by an oppressively religious foster family, then leaves in search of her and *shudder* himself. Then again, Cillian Murphy is best when he's wearing a skirt.
-I am officially subscribing to the school of Neeson. That guy kind of rocks in this. Especially the very first confession scene. Hairy-arse and all that.
Schlock Mercenary: February 25, 2017 -
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