A woman, holed up in her apartment, has to fight off the henchmen her ex, who just happens to be a mob boss. Will she make it out this ordeal alive?Wikipedia
On the plus side, the action scenes are slick and stylish. But as mentioned earlier, too much of it does weigh a bit heavily on you. But all said and done, this is Salma Hayek channeling her inner GI Jane. It could have been way more ambitions though.
An action flick that's all noise and no substance, they might be firing for all they're worth, but all they're shooting are blanks.
Hayek is sincere and gives it her all but believability still turns up suspect. The lack of complexity and depth is what hurts much more than the ritualistic violence and stylised mayhem on display here.
...director Lynch doesn’t have Tarantino’s self-awareness and the grasp on schlock to make his film work despite the wanton misogyny in the material. The exploitative tone of the film is a jarring juxtaposition to the emotional sub plot between Everly and her mother. It’s amusing that the filmmakers want you to care deeply about the poor woman in ridiculously scanty clothes firing machine guns.