Line of Duty (2019)

A troubled cop, with a do or die attitude, battles to save the kidnapped daughter of his former partner, all the time having his battle live streamed by a feisty young reported. At its core you’re watching a buddy movie, with a grumpy old man sparring against an optimistic young woman. He saves her. She helps him. They fight a bad guy with a gun. He defies death a dozen times, ultimately winning back his self respect, and the respect of his community. The ending felt as implausible as it was sweet. As if trying to rewrite the reality of live streaming news events. I might be wrong but for me it inflated the bubble of disbelief to bursting.

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