War On Everyone

Featured In Issue 216, April/May 2017

WSR Score3
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Violence, sexuality/nudity, drug use and pervasive language.
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John Michael McDonagh
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In War On Everyone two crooked cops (Skarsgard and Pena) make money framing and blackmailing criminals all over town. Looking for the ultimate pay-off, they try to extort a strip-club manager (Jones) and his eccentric, junkie boss (James), but get more than they bargained for when their hair-brained scheme uncovers a bigger, darker secret. (Gary Reber)

Special features include the featurette Everyone Sounds Off: The Cast (HD 07:00, upfront previews, and an UltraViolet digital copy.

The 2.39:1 1080p AVC picture was digital photographed and exhibits clean, pristine imagery with a nicely saturated color palette with vivid hues that pop. The scenes are often bright, with strong primaries, while night scenes exhibit a more stylized look, with dark shadows and lighting effects. Black levels are deep and naturally hued. Fleshtones are naturally rendered throughout. Resolution is excellent, with fine detail evident throughout. While the imagery projects a crisp, digital look, the rich colors really enhance the experience, for a pleasing picture. (Gary Reber)

The DTS-HD Master Audio™ 5.1-channel soundtrack is surprisingly monaural focused. The occasional action is supported with heightened sonics, such as gunfire and chase scenes, but still frontal focused. Foley is quite effective. Dialogue is well integrated spatially and is intelligible throughout. The music is often lively and provides good surround energy. Overall, though, this is a mediocre, low-budget experience. (Gary Reber)