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Walking Tall: JACK REACHER Film / DVD Review

By at June 5, 2013 | 11:13 pm | 0 Comment

Walking Tall: JACK REACHER Film / DVD Review

4 / 5 stars How does Tom Cruise measure up as Lee Child's bestselling supercop, Jack Reacher? Let's start with the obvious: Tom Cruise is 5’ 7”. Lee Child’s Jack Reacher is 6’ 5”. Yes, it’s been a talking point for fans of the book series ever since Cruise was cast in Christopher McQuarrie's big-screen adaptation of "One Shot," the ninth in a series of more...

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Old Dog, New Tricks: THE LAST STAND Film Review

By at February 18, 2013 | 11:30 pm | 1 Comments

Old Dog, New Tricks: THE LAST STAND Film Review

(Ed. note: With the recent release of A Good Day to Die Hard, fans of 80s and 90s-styled action movies are looking for something better before their genre dies. So we look to Lobby UK contributor Gareth for the better side of aging action stars.) 3 / 5 stars After a fleeting appearance in Sylvester Stallone’s muscle-bound ensemble The Expendables, and an extended more...

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Lewd, Lowbrow and Lame: MOVIE 43 Film Review

By at January 30, 2013 | 11:40 pm | 0 Comment

Lewd, Lowbrow and Lame: MOVIE 43 Film Review

1 / 5 stars The mysteriously titled Movie 43 is a sketch-based comedy that’s been slowly shepherded towards the screen by former gross-out king Peter Farrelly. With Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry, Kate Winslet, Emma Stone, Richard Gere, Naomi Watts, Terrence Howard and many other easily recognizable stars, Movie 43 boasts an astonishing ensemble cast with no fewer than more...

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Big Shots and Little Else: GANGSTER SQUAD Film Review

By at January 14, 2013 | 10:29 pm | 0 Comment

Big Shots and Little Else: GANGSTER SQUAD Film Review

3 / 5 stars For his third feature, director Ruben Fleischer tries his hand at the period mobster genre with Gangster Squad. As with Zombieland and 30 Minutes or Less, Gangster Squad is very much Fleischer’s own take on the action-thriller with the director eschewing realism for a pulpy, comic-book feel. With lashings of blood, plenty of one-liners and a hammy, more...

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