Dark blue cast 2002. Dark Blue Original Trailer (Ron Shelton, 2002)

Rediscovering: Dark Blue (2002)

dark blue cast 2002

Ayer, fresh from writing the vastly superior Training Day 2001 , at least attempts to give a structurally sound arc to the main characters. Darryl Orchard uses a Ruger Mk I. Van Meter attempts to discredit Perry but fails as Perry volunteers himself to be arrested. When his assistant, Beth Williamson is pulling files on Perry and Keough, she discovers the identity of her lover to be Keough. When Perry arrives home later, he sees a moving truck outside of his house and his wife tells him that she is leaving. After the splendid success of L. Despite all its efforts to depict this rage, violence, and injustice, Dark Blue misses too many chances to capture them effectively in all their nuanced duality.

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Dark Blue (2002)

dark blue cast 2002

Higgins Model 21 Deluxe sawed off Darryl Orchard uses a sawed off fitted with a ribbed barrel in an attempt to open the safe. Dark Blue opens with a sequence very relevant to these matters: a farcical Gun Board commission is deciding on the case of Bobby Keough Scott Speedman , a rookie cop from the Special Investigations Squad who killed a suspect in unclear circumstances. Believing that Perry was sent by Van Meter to kill Orchard and Sidwell, Keough and Williamson also drive to the address. Kurt Russell's character is one of them that changes. Van Meter provides a false alibi for Orchard and Sidwell and tells them to pin the robbery on someone else. Van Meter calls Perry and tells him there is a witness who has to be eliminated.

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Dark Blue (film)

dark blue cast 2002

Not even the obvious exploitative nature of certain elements is as irritating as how blatantly the film botches the investigation on the murders, a major flaw for an L. Dark Blue echoes some of the themes from its Oscar-nominated predecessor, from police corruption to the endeavours of those with legitimate ambitions who fight a rotten system from within. Perry then heads to the police academy promotions ceremony, where he confesses about the corruption and implicates Van Meter. Five days earlier, two men; Darryl Orchard and Gary Sidwell, rob a convenience store for the safe in the room above the store. Thanks for watching and please subscribe if you enjoy our content! Meanwhile, Keough goes to Williamson's house and confesses that he killed the man under Perry's orders and says he'll testify on the corruption. Meanwhile, Assistant Chief Arthur Holland finds Perry's actions in the Gun Board hearing suspicious and also does not believe Keough killed the man he was charged. On the news, the officers in the case of police brutality against Rodney King are found not guilty, with the resulting rioting starting.

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Dark Blue (2002)

dark blue cast 2002

Hooray for all involved on this one! While the riots are now in full swing, Sidwell is dragged out of his car and beaten to death by rioters while Orchard is captured by Perry. Released in 2002, it is directed by Ron Shelton and written by David Ayer. The film is based on a story written for film by crime novelist and takes place during the days leading up to the trial verdict. It's neat the way the filmmaker uses the Rodney King fiasco to blend in with the action of the story which kind of adds a separate element that everyone is quietly following as they do their jobs. All this while the racial time bomb is ticking, ready to explode and plunge L.

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DARK BLUE (2002) • Frame Rated

dark blue cast 2002

Dark Blue is a hard-boiled police story set in Los Angeles, from an original script by James Ellroy rewritten by David Ayer now famous for directing End of Watch and. Featuring a support cast of some of the finest character actors including Ving Rhames Pulp Fiction , Brendan Gleeson In Bruges and Jonathan Banks Breaking Bad delivering classic hard-boiled dialogue wrapped in a powerhouse punch of direction from Ron Shelton Bull Durham. Perry packs up and heads out to the address to either arrest or kill Orchard and Sidwell. . After obtaining a search warrant with underhanded techniques, a team raids the house of the ex-cons who are to be Perry's fall guys. The shootings of Eric Garner, Tamir Rice, and most recently Stephon Clark, to name but a few, have sparked outrage around the world. A similar shotgun can be seen in and.

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Dark Blue (2002)

dark blue cast 2002

But apparently still not enough to convince lawmakers that a robust reform of police methods and procedures is inevitable and overdue. He is totally believable as this redneck character. After running the address he learns it belongs to Orchard and Sidwell. Van Meter is Keough and Perry's superior who often has his subordinates fabricate stories and evidence. He's foul-mouthed, racist and doesn't care much for justice but wants to cover the good guys' behind whenever possible. He uses it to shoot through the roof at the two suspects.

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