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Black Moon Rising (1986) (Blu-ray film review).

April 15, 2019 | By | Reply More
Black Moon Rising (1986) (Blu-ray film review).

I’ve seen the 1986 film, ‘Black Moon Rising’, a couple times over the years. At the time, Linda Hamilton’s star was rising because of a certain ‘Terminator’ film. Tommy Lee Jones was rising ever higher although, checking IMdB, he’d been doing films for sometime, just not seen so many in the UK at the time. […]

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Anna (action movie: trailer).

April 11, 2019 | By | Reply More
Anna (action movie: trailer).

An addition to the bad-ass Russian kick-ass female assassin sub-genre, in the form of Anna from the usually reliable hand of Luc Besson – also starring that blue-eyed man-demon-candy-dandy that is Cillian Murphy. This one arrives June 21st 2019.

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Necropolis PD by Nathan Sumsion (book review).

April 2, 2019 | By | Reply More
Necropolis PD by Nathan Sumsion (book review).

The information that came with the review copy says of ‘Necropolis PD’: ‘It’s the debut novel of Nathan Sumsion, a game designer from Round Rock, TX and Salt Lake City, UT.’ Now this could be a good thing or a bad thing as I have read far too many poor books based on video games […]

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John Wick 3: Parabellum (new trailer).

March 21, 2019 | By | Reply More
John Wick 3: Parabellum (new trailer).

In this third instalment of the action franchise, aka ‘John Wick 3: Parabellum‘, super-assassin John Wick returns with a $14 million price tag on his head and an army of bounty-hunting killers on his trail. He’s also reunited with Laurence Fishburne! After Wick murders a member of the shadowy IAG – International Assassin’s Guild – […]

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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (trailer of new Quentin Tarantino movie).

March 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Once Upon a Time in Hollywood (trailer of new Quentin Tarantino movie).

In crime movie Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, Quentin Tarantino wheels out the big gangs with actors Leonardo DiCaprio, Brad Pitt and Margot Robbie. Set in Los Angeles in the 1960s, the film tells the story of failing TV actor Rick Dalton (Leonardo) and his stunt double Cliff Booth (Brad Pitt) as they try […]

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Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (action movie: trailer).

March 6, 2019 | By | Reply More
Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy (action movie: trailer).

Here’s a trailer for some Kung Fu action, Master Z: The Ip Man Legacy, with actors Jin Zhang, Dave Bautista, and Star Trek Discovery’s evil empress herself, Michelle Yeoh. While keeping a low profile after his defeat by Ip Man, Cheung Tin Chi gets into trouble after getting into a fight with a foreigner.

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Finding Steve McQueen (trailer: crime movie).

February 26, 2019 | By | Reply More
Finding Steve McQueen (trailer: crime movie).

In the caper movie Finding Steve McQueen it’s 1972, a bunch of oafish crooks from Ohio plan to steal $30 million in illegal political funds and blackmail dosh from President Richard Nixon’s secure bank lock-box, including our titular hero of a thief who has changed his name to Steve McQueen to confuse the police and […]

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The Highwaymen (Netflix crime movie trailer with Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson).

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
The Highwaymen (Netflix crime movie trailer with Kevin Costner and Woody Harrelson).

Director John Lee Hancock (The Blind Side) is bringing a new original historic crime movie, The Highwaymen, to Netflix on March 29th 2019. The Highwaymen traces the true story of the pair of wild cowboy law-men who finally brought down gangsters Bonnie and Clyde. When the full force of the FBI and the latest forensic […]

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Life on Mars gets Chinese adaption: how do you say “Take that seat belt off! You’re a police officer, not a bloody vicar” in Mandarin?

February 20, 2019 | By | Reply More
Life on Mars gets Chinese adaption: how do you say “Take that seat belt off! You’re a police officer, not a bloody vicar” in Mandarin?

Life on Mars is getting an Chinese adaption. The BBC will be working with Phoenix Entertainment Group to create a local Mandarin adaptation. The deal marks BBC Studios’ first partnership with the Beijing-based production house. So, how do you say “Take that seat belt off! You’re a police officer, not a bloody vicar” in Mandarin? Or “Listen […]

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Shaft (2019) (Reboot with Samuel L. Jackson).

February 7, 2019 | By | Reply More
Shaft (2019) (Reboot with Samuel L. Jackson).

Here’s the trailer for the Shaft movie reboot with Samuel L. Jackson inhabiting the titular role he was surely born to play. This one reminds me of Life on Mars and its sequel, Ashes to Ashes, in that the very un-PC and unreconstructed Shaft (think Gene Hunt) is paired with his FBI agent son (think […]

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