Assault on Precinct 13
This new version of John Carpenter's classic is superfluous in the extreme, and while it’s not technically a bad movie, per se, viewers unfamiliar with the film’s lineage will likely write it off as yet another midwinter also-ran, the sort of action film that never quite takes off and instead focuses on random gun battles and cheesy dialogue.
"...and Gabriel Byrne. It’s never wise to try to one-up a classic, although in this case it’s more like..."
Jan. 21, 2005 Movie Review by Marc Savlov