Liam Neeson and Brian “Astro” Bradley star in, “A Walk Among the Tombstones.” Photo Credit: Universal Studios.
No Taken 4
The legendary Liam Neeson never disappoints. He’s famously known as the protective, paternal warrior and protagonist, especially in action-thrillers like Non-Stop (2014), The Grey (2011) and the Taken series (2008, 2012).
In writer and director Scott Frank’s (The Wolverine, 2013; Marley & Me, 2008) thriller, A Walk Among the Tombstones, Neeson continues to impress. It’s easy to jump to conclusions and consider this film the next installment of the Taken series, but you’d be dead wrong. In fact, Neeson dials it back.
Based on Lawrence Block’s best-selling mystery novel series, Neeson plays a retired NYPD detective – now unlicensed private investigator in the Y2K era, Matthew Scudder, who is persuaded to help drug lord, Kenny Kristo (Dan Stevens, Downton Abbey 2010-2012), find out who abducted and viciously murdered his wife the previous day. Read more…