Gritty cop thriller favours style over surprises

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Score 2

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Narc

OPENED JANUARY 31, CERT 18, 102 MINS

Director Joe Carnahan’s follow-up to his micro-budget debut Blood, Guts, Bullets & Octane throws you right into the thick of things, with a breathless handheld camera following undercover cop Tellis (Jason Patric) as he chases a drug dealer. This nerve-jangling prologue ends in a tragedy that sees our man suspended from duty and the audience plunged into a world of cop-movie clich