Uxbridge Gazette - - Film Reviews -

(15) TRAU­MA­TISED war vet­eran Joe (Joaquin Phoenix, pic­tured) cares for his ail­ing mother (Ju­dith Roberts) in his child­hood home. By day, he wres­tles with an ad­dic­tion to painkillers and, by night, he ac­cepts hitman as­sign­ments. Joe agrees to a job for Se­na­tor Al­bert Votto (Alex Manette), whose miss­ing teenage daugh­ter Nina (Eka­te­rina Sam­sonov) is thought to be a sex slave in a brothel. Joe must rescue Nina and dole out suit­able pun­ish­ment to the brothel own­ers and clien­tele. ■ Avail­ble to stream, down­load or buy on DVD from July 2.

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