A grimy slice of Brooklyn life disguised as a crime thriller, BULLET offers Mickey Rourke a good role as a paroled junkie with no intention of changing his ways. Director Julien Temple's efforts to jazz things up can't disguise the aimless, episodic plot, however.
Paroled after eight years in prison, Butch "Bullet" Stein (Mickey Rourke) is reunited with his brother Ruby (Adrien Brody) and his best friend Lester (John Enos III). The first thing Butch does is rip off a runner, Flaco (Manny Perez), for his sworn enemy, drug dealer Tank (Tupac Shakur), which
not only gets Butch some cash and drugs but also sends a message to Tank. At home, Butch gets grief from his ...