Feb 28, 2013
The Doings Weekly
Cops act like robbers in underwhelming Brit TV reboot of 'The Sweeny'
There's very little going on here that you haven't seen before, maybe hundreds of times, in cop movies and TV shows - without Cockney accents to decipher.
Ain't It Cool News
Capone toughens up to talk with Ray Winstone about the new British crime drama the Sweeney and Noah
Capone toughens up to talk with Ray Winstone about the new British crime drama THE SWEENEY and Darren Aronofsky's NOAH!!! Ray Winstone is one of those badass actors by whom you would be honored to get gut punched.
Ray Winstone gets back to his Cockney roots with 'The Sweeney'
"The Sweeney" is the iconic, gritty and violent 1970s British cop series. And Winstone, the burly, tough Cockney star of "Sexy Beast," "44 Inch Chest" and "The Departed," seemed like the only logical choice to bring the series' central character, the any-means-necessary brawler at the heart of the story, to the screen.
The Sydney Morning Herald
Hard man for life
It's 9am in London. ''I just got out of bed,'' growls Ray Winstone, who is facing a day getting in shape after a torrid holiday season.
REVIEW: The Sweeney
FILM The Sweeney 2 stars Ray Winstone, Ben Drew, Damian Lewis, Hayley Atwell DIRECTOR: NICK LOVE REVIEW: SHANNON HARVEY You'll like this if you liked the TV series The Sweeney, Edge of Darkness and Life on Mars, Snatch, RocknRolla, 44 Inch Chest, Get Carter, The Bank Job, Layer Cake If you were a fan of the UK cop show The Sweeney, you may want to ... (more)