What is broken city about
Broken City (Broken City, #1) by D.D. ChantDeeta Richards has never seen the outside world. Before she was born a banking crisis brought civilization to an end and now no one leaves the safety of the compounds unless they need to, but Deeta still dreams of seeing more than the building she was born in.
Tom is in the guard, this group are the only people that the tribal elders allow to leave the compound and Tom knows only too well that Deeta could never survive the harshness that exists outside. Then tragedy strikes and Deeta and her sister Jan find themselves captured by a hostile tribe. Why does Tom know so much about these people? And why do they know so much about him? As this mystery draws to a climax, they discover that their friend Tom is not quite what he seems...
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When people ask me about a particular movie, they don't say, "Are the performances transcendent? I can't tell you with a straight face "Broken City" is "any good," but I can make the case you'll have a good time even when the screenplay is breaking bad. You look at that cast Oscar winners Russell Crowe and Catherine Zeta-Jones , Oscar nominee Mark Wahlberg , terrific supporting players such as Barry Pepper , Kyle Chandler , Jeffrey Wright and Griffin Dunne and you figure at least some of these actors read the script, and thought, OK, I'll sink my teeth into this one, even if the cheese gets pretty binding at times. From a lurid plot sometimes so predictable they could have inserted subtitles issuing a spoiler alert warning of Russell Crowe's thuggishly over-the-top performance as a power-thirsty New York mayor, "Broken City" is the sworn enemy of subtle. Directed by Allen Hughes who has teamed up with his brother on films such as " Menace II Society ," " From Hell " and " The Book of Eli " , this is a big, juicy, sometimes clunky political crime thriller that plays like a 21st century B-movie. It's pretty trashy and sometimes stupid.
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This is Hughes' first solo feature film directing effort; in previous productions he collaborated with his twin brother Albert. The film was released in theaters on January 18 , A judge clears Taggart as having shot Tavarez in self-defense. In a private meeting with Taggart, the mayor calls him "a hero", but still forces him to leave the police department. Seven years later, Taggart is living with his girlfriend Natalie Barrow Natalie Martinez , an aspiring actress. His private detective business is on the verge of bankruptcy when Mayor Hostetler hires him to investigate his wife, Cathleen Hostetler Catherine Zeta-Jones , whom he suspects is having an affair. At a fundraiser for Hostetler's campaign, Cathleen reveals to Taggart that she knows he has been following her and advises him not to trust her husband.