By Owen Gleiberman
July 26, 2011 at 04:00 AM EDT
Jonathan Hession

The Guard

B

Brendan Gleeson, with a brogue as thick as Guinness, plays a small-town Irish cop who’s a ?real character — a complacent enforcer with a crazy-flaky streak. You never know just what he’s going to say, yet since the quirky insults fly out of his mouth with sitcom precision, in another sense you never don’t know. In this offbeat buddy-cop comedy, Don Cheadle, as an FBI agent trying to stop a drug ring, makes the perfect foil. B

The Guard

type
  • Movie
mpaa
  • R
runtime
  • 96 minutes
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