Take away the British actors, accents and settings and “Welcome to the Punch” still would be a perfectly serviceable if utterly generic cop thriller.
A tale of corruption, gunplay and murder, it takes a few unpredictable turns before reaching a conclusion we can see coming miles before its arrival.
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WELCOME TO THE PUNCH
Unrated: With lots of gun violence and blood and guts
Running time: 1 hour, 38 minutes
Now showing: Mos’ Art Theatre, Lake Park