Savages (2012)
Screened in December 2012
Director: Oliver Stone. Cast: Blake Lively, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Taylor Kitsch, Benicio Del Toro, Salma Hayek, John Travolta, Demián Bichir, Diego Cataño, Joaquín Cosio, Antonio Jaramillo, Sandra Echevarría, Emile Hirsch, Shea Whigham, Karishma Ahluwalia, Jake McLaughlin, Alexander Wraith, Anthony Cutolo, Amber Dixon Brenner, Joel David Moore, Sean Stone. Screenplay: Shane Salerno, Don Winslow, and Oliver Stone (based on the novel by Don Winslow).
Twitter Capsule: Stone's lurid, overripe style tends toward the graceless. Film's ideas and metaphors are blunt...but at least it has some?

Photo © 2012 Universal Pictures/Relativity Media/Ixtlan
Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: C–

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