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Film review

Urban crime tale harks back to classic detective movies

Mayor Hostetler (Russell Crowe), left, and ex-cop Billy Taggert (Mark Wahlberg) meet in "Broken City."
Mayor Hostetler (Russell Crowe), left, and ex-cop Billy Taggert (Mark Wahlberg) meet in "Broken City."
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Sometimes the trailer is the best thing about a movie. Other times it doesn’t do the film justice, making it seem far more routine than it really is. Such is the case with “Broken City,” which looks like just another urban thriller with Mark Wahlberg flexing his usual “you-talkin’-to-me?” East Coast attitude. The reality is that, while “Broken City“ is hardly revolutionary, it’s a slyly entertaining cop saga that leans more heavily on acting and ...


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