3 thoughts on “Cold Pursuit [Blu-ray]

  1. 3.5 stars… yet another Hollywood virtual note-for-note remake, check out the original instead “Cold Pursuit” (2019 release; 118 min.) brings the story of Nelson Coxman. As the movie opens, Coxman, who operates a snow plow business, is getting ready to accept the Kehoe (Colorado) Citizen of the Year award. In a parallel story, Coxman’s son is involved in a drug deal gone horribly wrong, and killed, although the official cause of death is a heroin overdose. Coxman and his wife are bereft, and when Coxman learns that is wasn’t just an overdose, he is determined to seek revenge for his…

  2. Not exactly what you would expect in a Liam Neeson revenge film Theater review. Possible spoilers. I remember seeing the trailer for this movie for the first time and saying to myself, “Jeez another Liam Neeson revenge film.” I mean hasn’t he done this in 8 or 9 films. He has said no more, so if that’s it, he goes out swinging. The film is directed by Norwegian filmmaker Hans Petter Moland and is a remake of his film called “In Order of Disappearance” from 2014. The film is in fact another revenge film but this time is made with much humor, dark…

  3. Lukewarm at best I saw this in theatres today and have to tell you that Cold Pursuit is a distant and impotent cousin of the original film, In Order of Disappearance. For some reason the characters remained robotically calm throughout the entire movie and the interaction between sworn enemies seemed plastic and almost too amicable. I am a huge fan of the revenge genre and few do it as well as Liam Neeson, but here he was stifled by not only a weakened screenplay, but colleagues that were underwhelming yet…

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