Killing Ends (Matando Cabos)
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Oscar Cabos, a multimillionaire tycoon, is being held for ransom -- only his captors have nabbed the wrong man. Now, to get their money, they must find the real Cabos -- which could get tricky since he's been counter-kidnapped by his future son-in-law and impersonated by his childhood friend (now his janitor), Nacho. To make matters worse, the two desperate friends who started this mess must rely on the less-than-delicate street savvy of former wrestler "Mascarita" and the pint-sized Tony "The Cannibal" to sort it all out.
Rotten Tomatoes Score: 53%

Critic Reviews from Rotten Tomatoes

"The Alejandro Lozano film may lack the writing finesse shown by the Coen brothers or Quentin Tarantino, but the Latin touch makes up for the rough spots."
‑ Marta Barber, Miami Herald
"A Spanish-language black comedy with a frenetic style that plays out like regurgitated Tarantino and Guy Ritchie."
‑ Michael Rechtshaffen, Hollywood Reporter
"It's hit and miss (in more ways than one). There are moments when this is hilarious and times when the extreme violence snatches away all possibility of humor."
‑ Cherryl Dawson and Leigh Ann Palone,
"This well-paced flick skillfully balances all the violence and wackiness."
‑ , E! Online
"'Estupendo ejercicio de cine realizado sin pretensiones mayores que la de entretener un buen rato al espectador, lo cual logra con creces.'"
‑ Jorge Avila Andrade, Moviola
"There isn't any deep message to Matando Cabos; it's pure entertainment."
‑ Richard Nilsen, Arizona Republic
"What makes this movie funny -- and different from all the pictures it may remind you of -- is the relentlessness of its characters' amorality."
‑ Bruce Newman, San Jose Mercury News
"Exhibits a lot of energy and visual pizzazz, but ultimately it's all empty style without substance, and its characters are a repulsive lot."
‑ Frank Swietek, One Guy's Opinion
"America has its share of Quentin Tarantino wannabes; why shouldn't Mexico? Alejandro Lozano is pretty good as wannabes go, though."
‑ Eric D. Snider,
"A grimly unfunny and stupefyingly inept comedy."
‑ Kevin Thomas, Los Angeles Times
"Prominently placed in Jaque's bachelor pad is a poster for Down by Law, but it's abundantly clear that Lozano and company have been re-watching Pulp Fiction for the last decade."
‑ Paul Malcolm, L.A. Weekly
"First-time feature director and co-writer Alejandro Lozano can't maintain his plot's cleverness nor the split-second comic timing a film with this many crazy coincidences needs to succeed."
‑ Bob Strauss, Los Angeles Daily News
"A dirty good time, a hilarious tragedy that paints smiles on the sad human condition."
‑ Jeremy Mathews, Film Threat
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