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Blu-ray Review - A Bullet for Joey


Movie marketing is a tricky thing. Studios will often promise filmgoing experiences that sometimes do not exist, emphasizing exploitative elements that only factor into the feature for a few minutes at best. It's a game of deception that's common, with 1955's "A Bullet for Joey" a prime example of promotion that has little to do with the actual picture. Taglines scream "Loaded with Brute Force" and "Explodes with Violence," but no heated escalation is found in "A Bullet for Joey," which primarily concentrates on tightly suited men discussing crime with other tightly suited men. Shoot-outs and antagonisms merely make cameo appearances. Read the rest at


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