Tag: action

‘Stuber’ Review: Bautista And Nanjiani Highlight A Less-Funny ‘Collateral’

Directed by: Michael Dowse Written by: Tripper Clancy Starring: Dave Bautista, Kumail Nanjiani, Natalie Morales, Iko Uwais, & Karen Gillan Running time: 105 minutes Rating: R (for violence and language throughout, some sexual references and brief graphic nudity) Studio: 20th Century Fox Release date: July 12, 2019 Stu is an Uber driver. His boss mockingly calls him “Stuber.” The

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ Review: Not So Far From ‘Homecoming’ After All

Directed by: Jon Watts Starring: Tom Holland, Jake Gyllenhaal, Samuel L. Jackson, Zendaya, Jon Favreau, Jacob Batalon, Marisa Tomei  Written by: Chris McKenna (II) & Erik Sommers Running time: 115 minutes Rating: PG-13 (for sci-fi action violence, some language and brief suggestive comments) Release date: July 2, 2019 Studio: Sony Pictures **Please excuse the vagueness with which I

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5 Actors Who Could Play Snake Plissken In The ‘Escape From New York’ Remake

I don’t mean to brag, but I totally called it when I named Mark Hamill as an excellent stand-in for Brad Dourif as the new voice of Chucky in this year’s Child’s Play remake. (Obviously I am joking. Any nerd could have made that obvious pick, and many did!) So, clearly I have a nose

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‘John Wick: Chapter 3– Parabellum’ Review: Back In The Saddle

About John Wick: Chapter 3– Parabellum Director by: Chad Stahelski Written by: Derek Kolstad, Shay Hatten, Chris Collins & Marc Abrams Starring: Keanu Reeves, Ian McShane, Halle Berry, Laurence Fishburne, Asia Kate Dillon & Mark Dacascos Release date: May 17, 2019 Rating: R (for pervasive strong violence, and some language) Running time: 131 min. Studio:

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Upcoming ‘Terminator’ Sequel Officially Gets A Title

Via The Wrap, the upcoming Terminator sequel has officially been titled Terminator: Dark Fate. The sixth film in the franchise is being directed by Deadpool’s Tim Miller and will serve as a direct sequel to Terminator 2: Judgement Day and will ignore all preceding entries. Series originator James Cameron developed the film’s story and is

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Film Review: ‘Captain Marvel’ Doesn’t Soar To Typical Marvel Heights

Captain Marvel is a frustrating film. It doesn’t boast the signature wit or visual flare of a Guardians of the Galaxy nor the compelling narrative or emotional character development of an Iron Man or Captain America: The Winter Soldier. By comparison, Captain Marvel is a poorly structured and bland superhero origin story that harkens back to

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Film Review– ‘Cold Pursuit’ (2019)

“Some cause happiness wherever they go; others whenever they go.” This apt quote from writer/poet Oscar Wilde is the only early indicator that Cold Pursuit will be anything other than another variation on the vigilante badass that Liam Neeson has been playing now for over a decade. My suggestion? Wrap that expectation in chicken wire

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‘Upgrade’ Director Takes On ‘Escape From New York’ Remake

Upgrade Director Leigh Whannell has booked his second big studio project in under a week. Mere days after signing with Universal to write and direct The Invisible Man reboot with Blumhouse, the Saw writer will now tackle the long-in-development Escape From New York remake. Per The Hollywood Reporter, Whannell will write the script for the

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Zack Snyder Returns To Movies With Zombie Action Pic For Netflix

It has been a trying few years to say the least for Justice League director Zack Snyder. The filmmaker was put in charge of the DC Extended Universe following Man of Steel. The filmmaker ultimately had to step away from movies in 2017 to deal with a family tragedy, leaving Avengers director Joss Whedon to

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Movie Review– ‘Bumblebee’ (2018)

There is a scene in this movie where Hailee Steinfeld’s Charlie pulls a dusty tarp off a rusty yellow Volkswagen Beetle, who we know as Bumblebee. After a bit of TLC, she gets the old clunker up and running again. The entire scene I could not shake the not-so-subtle allegory for the current state of

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