Aug 292017
 

RED is an incredibly fun action-comedy that excels more on its likeable cast than the actual plot which isn’t that great, but a serviceable vehicle for the aging cast, headlined by Bruce Willis whose more at home in this role than his last couple outings of Die Hard.

 

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Nov 192013
 

Paranoia is the latest exercise in mediocrity despite having a few very talented actors attached. The story is clichéd filled and the performances, again despite the talent, are at best phoned in. It’s not a terrible film and as passable entertainment might be worth a whirl (rental), but otherwise pass it by.

 

 

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Dec 262012
 

Fire with Fire is a nice little suspense-thriller which, thanks to an impressive even stellar cast, lifts above a so-so script into something that will hold your attention for 90-minutes. This is hardly a challenging movie but it’s worth checking out if not for solid performances from Josh Duhamel and Vincent D’Onofrio. Having said that, don’t expect anything more.

 

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Sep 182012
 

The front cover for Bait might make it look like another generic poorly CGI’d director-to-video monster flick, but I enjoyed this; it’s a mixture of Jaws meets The Poseidon Adventure with some adequate visual effects (better than anything on SyFy), fun thrills and just an all around enjoyable film.

 

 

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Oct 252011
 

Faces in the Crowd hardly breaks new ground in the genre, but it has a few things going for it Milla Jovovich turns in a good performance, the mystery aspects are at least compelling and what writer/director Magnat does by putting the audience in the main character’s mindset is unique and effective. The Blu-ray itself is light in features but is strong with the audio and video transfers.

 

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