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Lucy

Life was given to us a billion years ago. ?What have we done with it? Luc Besson?is unique. ?He is a French action film writer-director-producer. ?His films are slick, tough, and thoroughly European. ?He is also almost certainly the most … Continue reading

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3 Days to Kill

Let them get the Albino, you get the Wolf. Infamously, in The Big Sleep?(1946), a classic Bogart?film noir, the director Howard Hawks?couldn’t understand a central plot point: who killed the chauffeur? He contacted the author Raymond Chandler, whose novel he … Continue reading

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The Family

“You don’t waste any time.” ?“I ain’t got time to waste.” I think I speak for everyone when I say that seeing?Robert De Niro‘s face?in a movie trailer is as likely to cause dread as it does interest. ?I’ll put … Continue reading

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Lockout

I guess that’s why they call it a punchline. I love a good action movie. ?The self-awareness, the brute irreality, the one-liners, the (anti-) hero, all of it. ?It’s just fun, you know. ?Since when did “fun” and “entertaining” become … Continue reading

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Colombiana

We’re not looking for a woman, it’s not possible. Ever since I saw??Sigourney Weaver?in?Aliens?(1986), I’ve waited for great action movies with great action heroines. ?Aliens is one of the first, if not?the?first, movies where a woman isn’t there to be … Continue reading

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