“12 fucking years I kept my mouth shut,” says Jude Law’s brash and noisy Dom Hemingway. It’s hard not to wish he had taken those words to heart. Law’s humourless performance is incessant in its uncouth chatter.
Dom Hemingway is a 2013 British film about a London ‘geeza’ who has just been released from a twelve-year stint in Her Majesty’s custody. He returns to a London that seems to be carved straight out of a Guy Ritchie movie and unfortunately it lacks any of the pulpy realism. Written and directed by Matador scribe Richard Shepard, and with little of anything even close to substance, Dom Hemingway shouts, vents, and punches with loads of noise but little force. Continue reading “Dom Hemingway (2013) Film Review”