‘Triple Frontier’ review: Solid action with a lack of character

‘Triple Frontier’ review: Solid action with a lack of character

Netflix has added an authentic heist film to its huge catalog — director J.C. Chandor’s “Triple Frontier,” with so-so outcomes.

Within the nice custom of dudes getting collectively to finish a job, a former Inexperienced Beret, Pope (Oscar Isaac), ropes in his previous Particular Forces buds to take down an evil South American drug lord named Lorea — and get wealthy within the course of.

Since that is an off-the-books, non-government operation, the boys can steal Lorea’s thousands and thousands and deem it morally acceptable as a result of he’s a unhealthy, unhealthy man. Inform that to your priest!

When Pope rounds the fellows up, they’re all in very completely different gigs. Redfly (Ben Affleck) is a real-estate agent, Ironhead (Charlie Hunnam) offers pep talks to new Particular Forces recruits, Catfish (Pedro Pascal) is a pilot who misplaced his license and Ben (Garrett Hedlund) is an MMA fighter. All of them converse like their names would suggest, in interchangeable jarhead lingo.

There are some zippy chase scenes and shootouts, and rigidity all through. However the characters — particularly the torpid Affleck — make for extra of a C-Staff than an A-Staff.

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