Casting Sylvester Stallone as Freddy, the schlumpfy, half deaf sheriff of a New Jersey bedroom community populated by the predatory New York City cops he idolizes is... actually not as bad an idea as it sounds. Fortunately writer-director James Mangold has
surrounded Stallone with an exceptional ensemble cast, and Sly is smart enough to let the actors do the acting. Murray "Superboy" Babitch (Michael Rapaport) kills two black kids out for a joyride after they threaten him with what he mistakenly thinks is a gun. Luckily for Superboy, his uncle
happens to be the powerful and corrupt NYPD officer Ray Donlan (Harvey Keitel), who enlists his cronies -- including the pa...