Especially when the actors portraying these characters aren't very good to begin with.I know that I kept asking myself why these two guys share a girl, how they have absolutely zero jealousy, why they never once thought of double-crossing each other, and why either of them care so deeply for her -- to the point of being willing to risk their lives and commit horrible atrocities to save her. It was never adequately explained, and the entire movie suffers tremendously for it.
You really can't make a movie about Mexican drug cartels without violence, so I didn't feel it was gratuitous.
I don't think that Stone felt entirely comfortable with what he was doing here, trying at times to be Tarantino but failing miserably.
And likewise, I think that if this film had been in the hands of Tarantino or Robert Rodriguez, it likely would have come out much better, perhaps even great.
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