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Film Review - Kings

KINGS 3

“Kings” is a movie that has a time, place, and talent to bring unusual perspective to the 1992 L.A. Riots. And yet, writer/director Deniz Gamze Erguven doesn’t have anything to say with the feature, which thrives on chaos, not drama. Erguven made a remarkable impression a few years back with the French film “Mustangs,” but she has no vision here, adding clumps of urban distress, social outrage, and racial hostility to a tale of domestic unrest, while the actual riots barely factor into the picture. “Kings” is a mess, edited with a butter knife and emotionally constipated, with Erguven giving up on a focal point as she mashes together subplots, hoping that this weird combination of sobering reality and light comedy will somehow gel on its own.  Read the rest at Blu-ray.com

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