A standard operating procedure mission about men, the military, and the slippery slope of greed, writer/director J.C. Chandor
’s “Triple Frontier
” may have some of those familiar elements, but it is still a violent and provocative collision of self-interest, dubious morality, and conscience through deeply flawed protagonists who get what they deserve and yet still deserve better. An engrossing story that touches on the plight of discarded veterans and their limited options, lifelong comrades, the darker impulses of human nature, and the misguided notion of the means justifying the end, “Triple Frontier
” is not unlike “The Treasure of Sierra Madre,” The Wages of Fear
” and its remake “Sorcerer
,” with a little “Three Kings
” thrown in too.
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