Film Review: Redemption (2013)

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SYNOPSIS: Homeless and on the run from a military court martial, a damaged ex-special forces soldier navigating London’s criminal underworld seizes an opportunity to assume another man’s identity — transforming into an avenging angel in the process. REVIEW: Playing more on the dramatic angle, this unassuming Statham starred film still manages to give us the kind of performance that we pay to see from our main actor Jason Staham. Laced in the roots of poverty, … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Expendables 2 (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: Mr. Church reunites the Expendables for what should be an easy paycheck, but when one of their men is murdered on the job, their quest for revenge puts them deep in enemy territory and up against an unexpected threat. REVIEW: The team is back, those ragtag militant warrior mutts who seem to know only one thing..kicking ass. Under the leadership of Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone), you might as well call this the greatest hits … Continue reading

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Film Review: Blitz (2011)

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  SYNOPSIS: A crazed gunman calling himself “Blitz” is running around killing police officers. It’s up to a tough detective with anger management issues to stop the madman before any more cops are killed. REVIEW: While I have always liked Jason Statham (he always does an excellent job of playing a hardcore badass and just seems like a genuinely nice guy), but have never really cared for any of his movies. I have never been … Continue reading

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Film Review: Ghosts of Mars (2001)

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SYNOPSIS: A story of human colonists on Mars who must be rescued after becoming possessed by vengeful Martian ghosts. REVIEW: As a true fan of John Carpenter’s work, I am fully aware of all his offerings over the years and the level of critical acclaim (or disclaim) his work has received. Without even going further, he has rightly established his place as one of the true masters of horror and cinema. In fact his Master … Continue reading

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Film Review: Death Race (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: “In 2012, amid economic chaos and high unemployment, Americans by the millions watch criminals with life sentences race armored cars on Terminal Island. Two-thirds of the combatants die but the winner may earn his freedom. On the day he loses his job, steelworker Jensen Ames is arrested for his wife’s murder. Sent to Terminal Island, he’s offered an out by the steely and manipulative Warden Hennessey – race as the popular mask-wearing (but now … Continue reading

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