Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife. "A Walk Among The Tombstones" is yet another film where Liam Neeson gets to be the smartest and toughest guy in the room, but this isn't ...
A WALK AMONG THE TOMBSTONES Liam Neeson: a private detective who 'does favours for people' in A Walk Among the Tombstones. Photograph: Allstar Picture Library. Not so much taking out the trash as simply recycling it, Liam Neeson downshifts once ...
tombstones Unfortunately for Liam Neeson and Universal, the hoped-for franchise A Walk Among the Tombstones, born out of Lawrence Block's 1992 novel, is not to be. Audiences didn't take to this violent tale (the grisly nature of the story lost its ...
Between this, its A- CinemaScore (which should give it a 3.5M multiple) and its international performance, it should give Fox yet another profitable film from the YA genre. Liam Neeson's blood-soaked actioner A Walk Among the Tombstones performed much ...
Now the talented writer-director Scott Frank comes awfully close in his adaptation of one of Block's better novels, A Walk Among the Tombstones. I'd be way more enthusiastic if Frank hadn't swapped out the book's horrific, unforgettable ending for ...
They used to make films like A Walk Among the Tombstones on a regular basis: mysteries built around flawed heroes, in which character was as important as plot, and action was the catharsis, not the reason for the story itself. Scott Frank, who directs ...
Liam Neeson in A Walk Among the Tombstones portrays a man who has gone beyond the edge and returned, one who knows all about monsters and heroes. The film works hard to depict society's underbelly and its denizens in a realistic light while showing ...
Liam Neeson's mission to rebrand himself as a 21st-century Charles Bronson continues apace in the course of this reductive, bone-headed detective yarn, adapted from the Lawrence Block bestseller and lining up tabloid street-scum like so many clay ...
Director-screenwriter Scott Frank's A Walk Among the Tombstones, from the 10th Scudder novel, published in 1992, sends the P.I. in pursuit of two major sickos: crafty sadists who kidnap the wives or children of drug dealers, demand a huge ransom and, ...
It's called “A Walk Among the Tombstones” from Block's 1992 novel and it seems completely faithful to the general ultra-dark vision of a very unusual crime novelist. The film's writer/director is Scott Frank, a man previously renowned for doing ...
Mercifully A Walk Among the Tombstones is different. On paper it might seem not seem that way; its kidnapping and no-nonsense protagonist immediately suggesting another Taken clone. But writer/director Scott Frank's adaptation of Lawrence Block's ...
A Walk Among the Tombstones is the new crime thriller starring Liam Neeson. The film is based on the Lawrence Block novel of the same name and was written and directed by Scott Frank. Frank is newer to the directing side of things, but he has a slew of ...
In A Walk Among the Tombstones, ex-cop turned unlicensed investigator Matt Scudder (Liam Neeson) is hired by drug trafficker Kenny Kristo (Dan Stevens) to investigate the kidnapping of his wife. Reluctantly, Scudder takes the case – but what he learns ...
Nasty, brutal and unforgiving, “A Walk Among the Tombstones” is one of those rare contemporary cinematic offerings: intelligent pulp. It was written and directed by Scott Frank, a script writer whose credits include “Get Shorty” and “Minority Report ...
The plot of “A Walk Among the Tombstones” gets underway when a fellow AA member approaches Scudder to find his missing sister-in-law. That leads the detective into a morally murky world in which his interests — and, by association, the audience's ...