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Plot: An ex-con reunites with his estranged wayward 16-year old daughter to protect her from drug dealers who are trying to kill her.
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_Blood Father_ doesn’t bring anything particularly original to the table, but in spite of this, the oft maligned Mel Gibson shines in this small grindhouse throwback that I honestly had a really good time with.
But _Blood Father_ is an awful title.
_Final rating:★★★ – I personally recommend you give it a go._
Classic story with good guy (well, good might be stretching it), in this case the father, trying to save chick from the bad guys. The bad guys are of course totally dislikeable murderous thugs with a distinctly below average intelligence.
Mel Gibson plays the role of ex-con, caring father and kick-ass protector of his daughter quite well. He pretty much makes this movie which is a roller-coaster action ride. As with most of this type of action flicks the story and script is fairly mediocre. His old and not very trustworthy friend for example was not really adding any value and his actions was soooo predictable.
The thugs, although certainly projecting the required amount of “despicable bad-guy-ness”, were really nothing more than that. Stupid, stupid and more stupid. How they even manage to track John and Lydia down all the time is really beyond me.
With that said it was a enjoyable movie. The one were you just relax in the sofa, watch the scenery and arses being kicked. The stuff that Mel Gibson is really good at.
Is this Mel’s comeback?
Pretty fitting role for this man right? A recovering alcoholic… Pretty certain Mel was as drunk as a skunk when he committed career suicide lambasting Jewish people, and everything else under the sun. Fast forward a decade later, and I ask myself has he been humbled… Seen his evil ways and has now returned to us born again? In recovery? I don’t know. What I do know is Mel Gibson has always owned anti-hero roles like this. He was good at them back then, and apparently a decade later he still is.
So… This film kicks ass. It has heart. It hits all of the right notes for a Father revenge flick, and his performance hits all of these notes way way better than a movie like Taken. This film is well worth a watch, and I can’t decide whether I should feel guilty or happy about this.
I guess it all depends on whether this guy is still a jerk, or has woken the hell up. Ultimately though, what does it really matter? We have this thing in our society where celebrities have to be likable acceptable public figures, like politicians, or they’re kicked to the curb. When really what does it matter? They’re just actors doing a job. They could be a jerk and a great actor, or a saint and an awful actor. It really just relates to the caliber of their work, and I have to say, whether he is the former or the latter, he nailed this role like he did so often back in the day with other roles like this–back when everyone liked him.
Pretty good movie…
He’s still got it.
When runaway teenager Lydia (Erin Moriarity) accidentally shoots her drugs cartel boyfriend, she makes a desperate run for it, asking for help from her estranged father Link (Mel Gibson), a tough ex-con still on parole. Together, father and daughter go into hiding, pursued by vicious killers.
I know that Mad Mel doesn’t think very highly of the English (or anyone who is not an Australian/American Catholic, for that matter), but I’m still a fan, and Blood Father proves that he still has what it takes, the star putting in a moving performance as a caring father who will do anything to protect his daughter.
This isn’t an all-out action-fest, which might disappoint some viewers (although there are some great action scenes to be had)—it’s a tale of redemption, with a flawed character doing his best to make up for past mistakes, which seems very apt: perhaps Hollywood should learn something from this film and give its troubled star one more chance.
Best moments: the opening bit of satire—16 year-old Lydia buys countless packs of bullets at a store without a problem, but is carded when it comes to cigarettes; the motorbike chase scene (nice to see Mel toting a shotgun once again); and what’s that? Mel making fun of himself in a scene in which he spews hatred of minorities? I had to laugh.
7.5 out of 10, rounded up to 8 for IMDb.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 28 min (88 min)
Genre Action, Crime, Drama
Director Jean-François Richet
Writer Peter Craig, Andrea Berloff
Actors Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna
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Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 2.35 : 1
Laboratory Company 3 (digital intermediate)
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Printed Film Format Digital (Digital Cinema Package DCP)