Parker (2013, dir. Taylor Hackford)

A double-crossed professional thief tracks down the men who left him for dead. It starts well, but Parker loses its way in comic asides, unfocused subplots and a lack of narrative throughline; a disappointment from this director that doesn’t do justice to the Donald E Westlake source material.

Author: Eamonn

2018: crowdfunding East of England - a thriller - via https://unbound.com/books/east-of-england/ . Other books include Juggernaut: a sequel to Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde (2017), Torc, (2016), and The Prospect of This City (2015). Twitter: @eamonngriffin

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