Tag: action

Seeking Justice

Seeking Justice

| June 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

Thirty-year veteran Roger Donaldson (No Way Out, Cocktail, Species, and, more recently, The Bank Job) directs the king of cartoonishly over-the-top acting, Nicolas Cage, in a shockingly restrained and sympathetic performance as a husband sent on a Hitchcockian journey to the depths of his capacity for violence.  Following the brutal rape of his wife, Laura […]

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The Next Three Days

The Next Three Days

| November 19, 2010

Paul Haggis, writer/director of the Oscar darling “Crash”, is a name synonymous with unavoidable ham-handed social commentary. However, his latest “The Next Three Days” proves that he should steer clear from brashly shouting against racism on a megaphone and stick to suspense film making. College English professor John Brennan (Russell Crowe), his wife Lara (Elizabeth […]

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9

9

| August 28, 2009

After the Human race destroyed itself new life emerges in the form of tiny sentient robots. However life amongst the ruins of civilization is not easy for these new beings as they must contend with the remaining war machines left behind by the humans. These giants prowl the wastes forcing 9 and his companions to […]