Horsemen (2009, USA) C-90m. ** D: Jonas Akerlund. Starring Dennis Quaid, Ziyi Zhang, Lou Taylor Pucci, Clifton Collins Jr., Patrick Fugit, Eric Balfour, Peter Stormare. Quaid is appealing as a stressed-out cop, who is still chewing hard on the death of his wife, which left him and his sons in shock. He is assigned to investigate murders, which seem to have been committed by four killers, and with biblical references abound, it seems that they are impersonating the four horsemen of the apocalypse. Is the world's end really nearing? Good mystery plot with unusual, wintry setting and expectedly flashy, stylish direction by video-clip director Akerlund (SPUN). Unfortunately, movie turns sour in second half, when some unlikely, silly twists and ideas steer it right down a cliff, giving evidence of post-production tampering. For horror fans. Went straight to video in many countries. Coproduced by Michael Bay. Also known as HORSEMEN OF THE APOCALYPSE.



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