Eric Bana is a delight. He’s a near leading man who hasn’t even really started to enjoy the diversity he’s capable of. Watching Chopper, Black Hawk Down, Munich, and Hanna showcases an actor with class and chops and the physical presence to do some amazing work. Hell, his Hector in Troy gave the film a much-needed strength and when he leaves the film so too does its heart.
Deadfall is his latest starring role, one where he plays the heavy amidst an interesting cast populated by the likes of Kate Mara, Olivia Wilde, Kris Kristofferson, Treat Williams, Charlie Hunnam, and Sissy Spacek. The trailer sells it as a sort of A Simple Plan by way of Reindeer Games with a little Badlands doused with A History of Violence sprinkled with Hulk.
It’s directed by overseas sensation Stefan Ruzowitzky, a dude who won an Oscar for his The Counterfeiters. So there.
Watch it yourself over at embed-hating Apple.