Review: “End of Watch.”

Found footage films are usually meant to be terrifying. The Blair Witch Project, Cloverfield, and Paranormal Activity begin with the conceit that we’re watching amateur video, adding an additional layer of terror. David Ayer’s End of Watch, the latest found footage film, breaks the trend since there are no supernatural creatures. In fact, his buddy cop movie is one of the most realistic depictions of law enforcement ever put on screen. His main characters are fully realized, and he puts them in plausibly dangerous situations. With a necessary streak of dialogue-driven comedy, End of Watch could become a sleeper hit.

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