The following is a spoiler-free review of Netflix’s Point Blank.
Point Blank has way more going for it than it has any right to.
A remake of the 2010 French film of the same name, this action flick features the talents of top-tier actors Anthony Mackie, Frank Grillo, Marcia Gay Harden, Teyonah Parris, and Boris McGiver. Plus some pretty satisfying gore, a bitchin’ PT Cruiser, a fun little twist, a handful of tantalizing cliffhangers, and an excellent application of Grandmaster Flash and the Furious Five’s “The Message.”
But for the most part, Point Blank is forgettable — a fact that feels not only like a letdown for viewers, but a disappointment for leads Mackie and Grillo. Read more…