A movie can coast a long way on a strong central concept alone; if an idea is (at least somewhat) fresh and original, it’s easy to forgive a film its minor shortcomings in favor of appreciating the things it gets right. Add a strong cast to that mix, and your odds of creating something that can turn both heads and
a profit increase exponentially. With an Oscar winner, a two-time Oscar nominee, and a Golden Globe nominee comprising its central cast, Repo Men
has all the star power of an A-list awards contender crammed into a gory B-grade romp. It hooks us with cheeky humor, oddball character chemistry, and a Twilight Zone
-style twist early on, the...