Review: Valkyrie

By Gerald Aaron, January 22, 2009
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(12A)

Tom Cruise, wearing an eye patch, lacks conviction as Colonel Claus von Stauffenberg, the leader of the failed 1943 plot to kill Hitler. Like Milk, the screenplay inevitably lacks suspense — you already know the outcome — and while director Bryan Singer delivers some powerful action sequences, this is an unconvincing star vehicle.

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