By Owen Gleiberman
Updated March 17, 2020 at 03:07 AM EDT
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3000 Miles to Graceland

C
type
  • Movie

We go in thinking that we’re going to see a canny B-movie throwaway steeped in the funky peacockery of Elvis worship. What we get instead is a numbingly violent, sub-Tarantino potboiler — the studio version of an indie variation on kinetic studio trash. The cliches include machine-gun-toting robbers who employ a campy pop disguise; anything and everything to do with Las Vegas; a 1959 fire-engine-red Cadillac; a tough-loner hero (Kurt Russell) with a soft spot for kids; a sociopathic antihero (Kevin Costner) who’d blow away his own mother to protect the loot; endless blood ballets of pow-zap editing and slo-mo carnage; the very fact that we’re watching — yes — another road movie. C

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3000 Miles to Graceland

type
  • Movie
genre
mpaa
  • R
director
  • Demian Lichtenstein

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