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Blu-Ray Review: Lethal Weapon

Every cliché has to start somewhere, and few have a better beginning than Lethal Weapon.  The Buddy-Cop genre has been done to death, but Gibson and Glover’s chemistry as Riggs and Murtaugh still keeps this one feeling fresh and energetic.  By far the grittiest film the franchise, the first Lethal Weapon smartly relies more on good story-telling and engaging characters rather than elaborate set-pieces.  That’s not to say that this is high-drama, just that it (wisely) puts the story ahead of the eye candy. Continue reading