A pair of New Yorkers unites for the purpose
of seeking revenge. Colin Farrell appears as Victor, infiltrating a crime
empire in order to get close to kingpin Alphonse (Terrence Howard), responsible
for destroying Victor's
Blue Valentine garnered loads of buzz over the battle for its rating. Somehow, despite frontal nudity and graphic sex, its handlers managed to win an R instead of the dreaded NC-17. It must be said that the naked parts of Blue Valentine aren’t entirely gratuitous and fit the overall gritty tone; the decidedly unerotic sex follows from the film’s grimly realistic account of lust gone stale and love gone sour...