What Doesn't Kill You - Blu-ray Review

A finely-tuned, nuanced true-life tale about a couple of South Boston small-time hoods, actor-turned-director Brian Goodman gives .What Doesn.t Kill You. a lived-in realism and provides a subtle acting showcase for headliners Ethan Hawke and Mark Ruffalo. Although marketing sold this as a somewhat poor man.s version of .The Departed., Goodman has more on his mind than just gangster hijinks. This is more a story of a man trying to right wrongs and fight against his criminal instincts to be there for a long-neglected family with Ruffalo adding depth to a father character that.s desperate to escape crime to save his family. The film starts with one of those .inevitable. prologues, showing a sequence that hints at

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