Trailer: November Man

Trailer:  November Man

While this all looks kind of generic in the overly mined out super-spy genre and it also features both a former 007 (Pierce Brosnan) and Bond Girl (Olga Kurylenko) action-thriller November Man does have the great Roger Donaldson at the helm. This Aussie who started his career in New Zealand and launched the career of Sam Neill, has turned out so many diamonds...

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Review: HAYWIRE

Welcome to January, folks – the month when studios tend to dump their dogs into the theatres. If you are not looking to play catch up on the pre-Christmas derby of Oscar hopefuls working their way to a wider release or partaking of the blockbusters deemed too ‘holiday’ for the summer season, you may be on the prowl for one of those buried gems...

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James Bond January: “Dr. No”

Director: Terence Young (From Russia with Love, Thunderball) Novel: Ian Fleming Screenplay: Richard Maibaum, Johanna Harwood, Berkely Mather Producers: Albert R. Broccoli, Harry Saltzman Starring: Sean Connery, Jack Lord, Bernard Lee, John Kitzmiller, Ursula Andress, Joseph Wiseman MPAA Rating: PG Running time: 110 min. This is the first in a series of reviews...

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Review: The American

  Of all the visual metaphors for sexual tension, I am surprised that this one has not been done before (feel free to correct me if I am wrong): A woman slowly, but efficiently assembles a heavily caliber weapon, lingering on every pin and component, literally screwing them in. It is a moment of visual wit adrift in a sea of self-serious and meticulous...

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Travolta Playing a Badass? From Paris With Love Trailer

My first introduction to Pierre Morel was with the high octane District B13. He followed it up with the laughable yet entertaining Taken and his work with my Favourite French Dude continues with his newest film, a buddy action film titled From Paris With Love. Though it might be a titled after a Bond film, Morel’s film is nothing of the sort. There appear to be...

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