Category: Action / Aventure

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Iceman 2004 Review: Donnie Yen returns with the bewildering and sometimes entertaining action-comedy

Donnie Yen returns with the bewildering and sometimes entertaining action-comedy Iceman 3D. A 3D (duh) remake of the 1989 film Iceman Cometh starring Yuen Biao and Maggie Cheung. Iceman…

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Double Tap 2000 Review: The film is entertaining until the very last minute

Double Tap is a nice Hong Kong thriller that offers a lot of drama and reminds us of why the movies of the former British…

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‘Imprisoned: Survival Guide for Rich and Prodigal’ 2005 Review: An interesting and unique Hong Kong film

Imprisoned: Survival Guide for Rich and Prodigal is adapted from a Hong Kong internet novel.  The first half of the movie is a comedic portrayal…

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Transporter 2005 Review: Jason Statham and Kate Nauta look fantastic

Mercenary Frank Martin (Jason Statham) has accepted a job that seems easy enough, as chauffeur and bodyguard to young Jack (Hunter Clary), son of crusading…

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Saving Private Ryan 1998 Review: The Movie Based on the story of Frederic Niland

Based on the story of Frederic Niland, who was pulled out of frontline duty after his mother had received three MIA telegrams on the same…

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Treasure Hunt Review: The actors have done better work elsewhere

A C.I.A. agent is assigned to go to Beijing to look for a hidden “treasure,” which turns out to be a woman who has supernatural…

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Ghosts of Mars Review: The film may have been one of John Carpenter’s lesser works

Ghosts Of Mars may have been one of John Carpenter’s lesser works. But that doesn’t mean there aren’t lots of remarkable things about it… Filmmaker…

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War 2007 Review: Jason Statham Teams Up With Jet Li

CIA agent Crawford (Statham) squares off against Triad assassin “Rogue” (Li) in this wretched and unbelievably unmotivated shoot-’em-up. Sooner or later, the two will come…

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The Bloody Fight 1972 Review: An ‘old school’ kung fu movie

Since 1895, the imperial forces of Japan have tightened their grip on Northern China, destroying all who dare oppose them. When the local Kung Fu…

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Riot 2015 Review: This is not really a Dolph Lundgren film

Copper Jack Stone purposefully orchestrates a bank robbery in order to be thrown into prison with the notorious Russian kingpin Balam. Balam is more than…

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