Cast: Mel Gibson,Kevin Hernandez,Dolores Heredia,Daniel Gimenez Cacho, Peter Stormare
Running time: 95 mins
The lowdown: Mel Gibson’s back in mad mode to play a career criminal called Driver who is grabbed by the Mexican authorities and incarcerated in a hardcore prison where he learns to survive with the help of a 10-year-old boy. However, a gang of heavies – led by Peter Stormare – are heading down Mexico way to retrieve the $2m that Driver stole from a crime boss.
The full verdict: It’s a shame about Mel. That trademark temper and tendency to badmouth anyone not white, male, Catholic or Mel has landed him in hot water again (at the time of writing it is Basic Instinct writer Joe Eztherhas accusing him of bigotry).
All of which means th...Read More