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Friday, January 8, 2010


Robert de Niro and Al Pacino star in movie on MNet about two ageing detectives.

Due to be screened on MN-Net on January 10 at 20h00 is Righteous Kill directed in 2008 by Jon Avnet. Robert De Niro and Al Pacino star in this crime drama about two ageing detectives who start investigating a serial killer who targets violent criminals and leaves a poem at every murder scene. Also in the cast are Curtis Jackson, Carla Gugino and John Leguizamo.

Screen veterans De Niro and Al Pacino team up to play lifelong friends whose latest case involves a serial killer. But as the killer only targets violent criminals, there is a degree of sympathy for him. Two younger detectives join the investigation, and someone suggests that the killer may be a cop. From there tensions rise as it becomes more and more evident that it is not only a cop, but one of them …