Why Dom Hemingway Fails to Make an Emotional Connection

A handful of hilariously vulgar one-liners can’t rescue this caustic comedy.

A handful of hilariously vulgar one-liners can’t rescue this caustic comedy. Jude Law plays the title character, an arrogant and ill-tempered safecracker who is released after 12 years in a London prison, wanting revenge against some gangsters who owe him money. Unfortunately, this misguided story of redemption is so obnoxious that any emotional connection seems impossible.

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