The Gunman

2015 Anton Capital Entertainment/Canal+/Silver Pictures/TF1 Films Production/Open Road Films Directed by Pierre Morel Produced by Adrian Guerra/Sean Penn/Peter McAleese/Andrew Rona/Joel Silver Screenplay by Don Macpherson/Pete Travis/Sean Penn Based on the novel “The Prone Gunman” by Jean-Patrick Manchette Just going by the trailers I saw for THE GUNMAN I figured that Sean Penn was throwing himself […]

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Taken 3

2014 20th Century Fox/EuropaCorp Distribution Directed by Olivier Megaton Produced by Luc Besson Written by Luc Besson and Robert Mark Kamen TAKEN 3 is a perfect example of why I turn my hearing off when I hear whining about spoilers. If you’ve seen the trailers for it (and don’t you dare say that you haven’t) […]

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John Wick

2014 Lionsgate/Entertainment One Films/Warner Bros. Pictures Directed by Chad Stahelski Produced by Basil Iwanyk, David Leitch and Eva Longoria Written by Derek Kolstad Those of you who are dog lovers should be advised that there is a fairly graphic murder of a dog in JOHN WICK. I feel obligated to mention this because while many […]

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Lucy

2014 Universal Pictures Written and Directed by Luc Besson Produced by Virginie Silla I know quite a few people who have said that they’re not going to go see LUCY because it’s “scientifically inaccurate.” You see, the plot of the movie hinges upon the long held belief that human beings only use 10% of their […]

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Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

2014 Paramount Pictures Directed by Kenneth Branagh Produced by Lorenzo di Bonaventura, Mace Neufeld and David Barron Screenplay by Adam Cozad and David Koepp Based on characters created by Tom Clancy About halfway through JACK RYAN: SHADOW RECRUIT I had the same feeling I did the first time I watched “Sneakers.” I felt like I […]

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Alex Cross

2012 James Patterson Entertainment/Summit Entertainment Directed by Rob Cohen Produced by James Patterson and Leopoldo Gout Screenplay by Marc Moss and Kerry Williamson Based on the novel “Cross” by James Patterson Depending on who you talk to, get ready to either get kissed on the lips or kicked in the ass when you bring up […]

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