Editor's note: This story was originally published Sept. 15. We're bringing it back because the film will play at 6:15 p.m. Oct. 13 at Texas Theater.
Among the international cinema delicacies and Oscar hopefuls at the Venice Film Festival, which wrapped last weekend: Brawl in Cell Block 99, a slow-burning exploitation movie homage that eventually more than delivers on the violence promised in the title.
A bulked-up Vince Vaughn plays Bradley, a former boxer who falls on hard times, enters the drug trade, goes to prison and gets bloody. Really bloody. He also beats up a car with his bare hands. Ouch. The movie is slated for an Oct. 6 release date.