Shadowboxer

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Shadowboxer ★½ 2006 (R)

Gratuitous, graphic sex and violence dominate a story about biracial assassins who are not only lovers but stepmother and stepson, played for some reason by the great Mirren and Gooding. Complications arise when a job doesn't go as planned and the odd couple find themselves on the lam with their target and her justborn infant. Add a half bone for somehow landing Oscarcaliber leads. 93m/C DVD . US Cuba Gooding Jr., Helen Mirren, Vanessa Ferlito, Macy Gray, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Mo'Nique, Stephen Dorff; D: Lee Daniels; W: William Lipz; C: M. David Mullen; M: Mario Grigorov.