Tag: actioner

The Numbers Station (Frank’s Take) (film review).

April 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
The Numbers Station (Frank’s Take) (film review).

The figures simply do not add up in director Kasper Barfoed’s sleepy-eyed spy thriller T’he Numbers Station’. Uneventful and sluggish, ‘The Numbers Station’ is a grainy actioner that is embedded in blandness and mechanical follow-the-dots intrigue…not an ideal portrait for the supposedly riveting spycraft genre. The premise is rather original but Barfoed’s draggy narrative feels […]

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A Good Day to Die Hard trailer.

October 6, 2012 | By | Reply More
A Good Day to Die Hard trailer.

You know John McClane is getting old when he has to do what Indiana Jones did, and enlist the help of his young good-looking son to beat the bad guys. The next Die Hard film is coming our way, and it’s called A Good Day to Die Hard. But is it a good day for […]

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The Sweeney movie.

September 4, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Sweeney movie.

The Sweeney are back, you slag. Kicking in doors and heads as they go after the wrong’uns, and driving into any cardboard boxes they can find. And the good news? Jack Regan is played by Ray Winstone. And Damian Lewis plays a cop called Lewis. How cool is that? Ray Winstone is the gov, gov. […]

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The Expendables 2 (Frank’s take).

August 25, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
The Expendables 2 (Frank’s take).

Stallone and his carnage crew are back for more firepower and flippancy in the hyperactive sequel The Expendables 2. These aging and rollicking renegades deal mainly in rocking the boat…not rocking chairs! The heart and soul behind The Expendables 2—much like its pulsating predecessor—is plain as the trigger on a semi-automatic shotgun: it is about […]

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The Bourne Legacy (Frank’s take).

August 25, 2012 | By | Reply More
The Bourne Legacy (Frank’s take).

The rousing fourth instalment of the Bourne movie series looks forward to continuing the tenacious trend following the excitable exploits of one of cinema’s favourite amnesiac super spies. Also, the catchy film titles in this espionage franchise seemingly roll off the tongue: The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Ultimatum, The Bourne Supremacy and now The Bourne […]

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