Mark Wahlberg plays Chris Farraday, an ex-smuggler who gets sucked back into the game in this fairly entertaining remake of an Icelandic thriller. A nasty drug lord (Giovanni Ribisi) is owed money by Farraday’s brother-in-law, and Farraday’s wife (Kate Beckinsale) gets roughed up pretty badly. Now Farraday has to get beaucoup counterfeit bills from Panama to New Orleans in a jiffy. The camerawork is way too jittery, but with reliable Wahlberg alongside Ribisi and the equally weaselly Ben Foster, the film holds its own weight.
A Peek at Life Is Beautiful 2017
Get to know the Life Is Beautiful acts. Learn about Downtown's new kaleidoscopic murals. Find tips on how to navigate schedule conflicts. And see what's on the mouthwatering menu. Here is Vegas Seven's guide to tasting, seeing and hearing all the festival has to offer, from the first afternoon set to the final headliner.
Best of the City 2017
Our eighth annual celebration of all things Las Vegas, from the best casino comebacks to irresistible pot products