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Shoot ‘Em Up This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine.

By George V., Canfield, OH

     “Shoot ’Em Up” is one of those films in which director Michael Davis recognizes the boundaries of logical filmmaking, and then completely surpasses them. His bizarre directing style, coupled with exceptional acting culminate to create the most interesting, unique, and violent action movie I have ever seen. Unfortunately, many action movies come with weak plots, and “Shoot ’Em Up” is no exception. However, Davis has an interesting way of handling this - by making the action so far-fetched that the chaotic plot almost seems reasonable.

The true genius behind a movie like this lies with the director. Davis’s unique and mystifying ideas give the movie its spectacular action and shock value - including childbirth in the heat of a gun battle, and using carrots to jam triggers.

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