In a broken city rife with injustice, ex-cop Billy Taggart (Mark Wahlberg) seeks redemption and revenge after being double-crossed and then framed by its most powerful figure, the mayor (Russell Crowe). Billy's relentless pursuit of justice, matched only by his streetwise toughness, makes him an unstoppable force - and the mayor's worst nightmare.
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The director Allen Hughes paints New York a darker shade of noir in “Broken City,” which traces the moral education of a cop who has shot a man dead and is forced to turn in his badge.
2013-01-17 | MANOHLA DARGIS | Read the New York Times Review of Broken City