SNITCH Movie Review




Director/co-writer Ric Roman Waugh (Felon, 2008) brings us this Hollywood version of a film “inspired by true events.” His efforts basically shine a light on a tactic, put in the arsenal of the War on Drugs where authorities encourage snitching on accomplices, presumably so the Feds can daisy-chain their way from small potatoes to big-time dealers. This method apparently was all the brain-child of Mrs. Nancy Reagan, in a by-gone era, when her husband declared war on the drug epidemic. Whether it’s ethical, relevant in today’s society or not, can be interpreted in different ways and in viewing this flick, I would say that there are more questions than answers.

I think one of the most surprising things about this flick is how Waugh, having started his career as a stuntman from a family of stuntmen, was able to show that “Snitch” is, for the most part, a drama and not the action movie that the poster and the trailers would want to make one believe it is. It is certainly a very touching story with an undertow of character analysis and a “docu-drama” air to it. Maybe, the ability to make a purely a typical Hollywood blockbuster, would have taken away from the essence of the story, hence, I would imagine that the hybrid feel to it was purposeful and well thought out.

READ FULL SNITCH REVIEW >>

Tags:

Recent News



THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING, MISSOURI - Red Band Trailer

MY COUSIN RACHEL - Trailer

In Theaters March 24, 2017

VICTOR - Trailer

“The Jurassic Games” Begins Production in Oklahoma

ALL THIS PANIC - Trailer

BAYWATCH - Trailer 2

WISH UPON - Trailer

THE COMEDIAN - DVD and Blu-ray Release Date

BURDEN - Trailer

CAPTAIN UNDERPANTS: THE FIRST EPIC MOVIE - Trailer

xXx: RETURN OF XANDER CAGE - 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack, Blu-ray Combo Pack, DVD and On Demand Release Date

BLACK BUTTERFLY - Trailer

SING - DVD Clips

DISNEY·PIXAR’S “CARS 3” FUELS UP FOR NATIONWIDE TOUR Road to the Races Takes Off March 23, 2017

More News

DVD Release Schedule

Movie Release Schedule

Movie Reviews