Get us in your inbox

Fury

  • Film
  • 1 out of 5 stars
Film_Fury.jpg
Advertising

Time Out says

1 out of 5 stars

How on earth was Samuel L Jackson talked into this excruciatingly amateurish thriller? He plays Foley, a conman going straight after a 25-year stretch for killing his partner. His victim’s son, Ethan (Luke Kirby), seems to be in a forgiving mood (for a man with the crazy eyes and cocaine jitters of a textbook movie psycho). He’s sniffing around trying to persuade Foley into one last grift; when Foley refuses, Ethan lays a honey trap involving a beautiful young junkie (Ruth Negga).

Here the script throws in a nightmarish, noirish twist calculated to shock you to the core. It won’t, and ‘Fury’ takes itself so seriously that it denies us even a few guilty-pleasure giggles. Surely there were sheepish faces all round in Jackson’s camp when they saw this?

Written by Cath Clarke

Release Details

  • Rated:18
  • Release date:Friday 20 April 2012
  • Duration:89 mins

Cast and crew

  • Director:David Weaver
  • Cast:
    • Samuel L Jackson
    • Luke Kirby
    • Ruth Negga
Advertising
You may also like

    The best things in life are free.

    Get our free newsletter – it’s great.

    Loading animation
    Déjà vu! We already have this email. Try another?

    🙌 Awesome, you're subscribed!

    Thanks for subscribing! Look out for your first newsletter in your inbox soon!