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Film Review - End of Watch


“End of Watch” touches absolute brilliance with alarming inconsistency. It’s a procedural drama with a film school twist, using video cameras to dig deeper into the hardened cinematic routine of the L.A.P.D. Instead of “Cops,” where a cameraman is largely responsible for capturing criminal activity, “End of Watch” puts the video equipment into the hands of the police, creating a spirited atmosphere of intimacy to aid a tale of partnership put to the ultimate test on a daily basis. It’s an interesting concept with a trendy found-footage tilt, yet writer/director David Ayer doesn’t follow through with the possibilities. In fact, he doesn’t follow through with much of anything in this searing but problematic cop drama. Read the rest at


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