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Clichés-Riddled Gangster Movie Brings Nothing New to the Netflix Charts

July 3, 2022

After cutting his teeth as the author of several gritty thrillers involving bullets, body counts and bloodlust, it was no surprise when the Oscar winner The dead scribe William Monahan chose to play a dual role and make his directorial debut in a street-level gangster caper London Boulevard.

However, the end result was more akin to his scenarios for an undercooked pair. body of lies and The Dark Ages than Martin Scorsese’s modern classic, with a 38% Rotten Tomatoes score also ensuring that London Boulevard ended as the only lowest-rated film Monahan had ever been a part of, ending a lone point ahead of the slaughtered kingdom of paradise room release.