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Tag: action thriller

The Call (Frank’s Take) (film review).

March 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Call (Frank’s Take) (film review).

Filmmaker Brad Anderson’s woefully generic psychological thriller ‘The Call’ is about as monotonous as a continual dial tone. The making of a legitimate tension-filled suspense piece was there for the taking: the stressful atmosphere of an emergency 911 call center and the desperate souls that call it in the wake of various imminent dangerous circumstances. […]

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Red Dawn film review (Frank’s take).

November 20, 2012 | By | Reply More
Red Dawn film review (Frank’s take).

This is just what the cinema world was really clamoring for at this moment…a pointless and protrusive generic action war movie update based on a mildly serviceable mid-80’s military yarn from yesteryear. At least movie audiences got a kick out of 1984’s ‘Red Dawn’ that had some reasonable jingoistic kitsch to go along with its […]

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