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Road To Paloma 2014 Review: The film gives off the pungent, testosterone-heavy musk of a vanity project

Road To Paloma is a fugitive-on-the-run story. A road flick that zooms across the sun-dappled landscapes of the American West. And a slow-paced pseudo-commentary on the…

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A Walk among the Tombstones 2014 Review: The film is a gloomy crime film developed in slow pace

Private investigator Matthew Scudder is hired by a drug kingpin to find out who kidnapped and murdered his wife. In 1991, In New York, Matt…

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The Tigers 1991 Review: An Entertaining action-thriller

Entertaining action-thriller that feels too implausible to be more than a passing time-waster. A surprisingly dark and gritty crime thriller that taxes your sympathy as…

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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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Posted in Action / Aventure Great Movies

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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