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Nicholas Gregory's rating of the film Warrior

Either overcomplicates or underestimates the drama for it to err on the side of melodrama, but still, its emotion simmers enough, and boils in the scenes with Nolte. Like 2010's The Fighter, O'Connor doesn't show as much intensity or flair in the fisticuffs sequences, as their photography is square pegged, while the editing is samey. Also, the leisurely pace is too flat-footed, where it should float like a butterfly.