Timothy Trotman 09-11-2020
Directed by Mark Williams and written alongside Steve Allrich, The Honest Thief is a story about a professional thief (Liam Neeson) who, after falling in love with a girl (Kate Walsh), wants to turn over a new leaf and turn himself in.
However, things go wrong when handing the money over to the F.B.I when one of the agents (Jai Courtney) decides to get greedy and keep the money for himself, and frame the thief for murder. In order to clear his name, the Honest Thief must get the agent and prove his innocence.
The film was rather well done. Liam Neeson did a great portrayal of a thief who wants to turn over a new leaf and the chemistry he has with Kate Walsh in this movie is great, and really works to help display a love interest. Jai Courtney does a really good job representing the antagonist in this film and had quite the menacing and sinister performance. Anthony Ramos and Jeffery Donovan both did really a good job, alongside Robert Pattrick who actually had some funny and interesting moments in a film that wasn’t portrayed to have humour.
All in all, great movie, some moments could have been removed, as they were probably used for comedic relief but missed the mark and felt like the scene was added purely to make time.
In the end, a solid film 4 out of 5 stars. ★★★★☆