B- Sound: B- Extras: C Film: D
the wake of the revitalization of his career with the John Wick
franchise, Keanu Reeves made Exposed
(2016) and this stinker of a film so bad the director even
changed his name to be on it. (Gee Malik Linton credited himself as
Declan Dale). Not only is this film painfully slow, but it doesn't
give you much reason to keep watching and certainly no reason to
re-watch it again.
what I've read, it seems like what happened was that the director
Malik Linton wanted to make a supernatural film but the studio wanted
to make a 'Keanu Reeves Cop' movie, so the result is a film that
seems like two films cut together that doesn't flow. It's one of
those instances where the film is so bad that its amazing just how
bad it is and makes you wonder how it got made.
plays a police detective who is trying to find the truth behind his
partner's current death which involves police corruption and a secret
involving an unlikely young woman named Isabel (Played by the
gorgeous Ana de Armas), who is having bizarre hallucinations that
cross in with the case. The film also stars Christopher McDonald,
Big Daddy, Kane, and Mira Sorvino.
cinematography by Trevor Forrest is one of the film's high points
that paints a dark and dirty New York with streets you don't want to
walk around during night. The standard definition transfer has an
anamorphic widescreen aspect ratio of 2.40:1 and a lossy Dolby
Digital 5.1 track that are watchable. A Digital Copy of the film is
Features include The Making of Exposed featurette, Extended Cast
Interviews, and a Trailer Gallery of other Lionsgate films.
the film is shot and produced well technically, I think the aim here
was to make some sort of social commentary about domestic abuse but
instead will test your endurance of how much of a bad movie you can
sit through. You're probably better off watching re-runs of TV cop