The final film in the ‘Lone Wolf and Cub’ series, ‘White Heaven in Hell’ finds our hero facing off against his sworn enemy in an apocalyptic finale.
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Jean-François Richet’s ‘Blood Father’ lands with a thud, but is nearly saved by the star power and colossal talents of the singular Mel Gibson.
SPL 2: A Time for Consequences, released in the US as ‘Kill Zone 2,’ is a quintessential Hong Kong action film, with stunning fight sequences.
‘Dredd 3D’ heightens a typical dystopian violence festival with synchronized stylistics and self-deprecating love for a deformed truth of the American way.
Premium Rush isn’t great art, but it is a great action film—even for people who don’t like action films.
Our hot and cold feelings toward Paul Dano and the rule of Colin Farrell are discussed in this week’s episode.
Kathryn Bigelow follows up her Oscar-winning effort in ‘The Hurt Locker’ with a dramatization of real events.
Taken for what it is, ‘This Means War’ is awful; but the possible hidden meanings make it a little bit more fun.
This week’s guest co-host Tim Kelly of CHUD.com joins Alex for a Steven Soderbergh double feature.
If you are looking for thrilling, escapist action over the Holidays, there are better places to look than the fun, but thoughtless ‘Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol.’
Adoration for Almodovar with ‘The Skin I Live In,’ stories about falling asleep during movies, and how to film an action movie with ‘Hanna.’
Review of ‘Drive’, discussion on Steven Soderbergh’s canon, listener feedback, and interview with Martin Sheen and Emilio Estevez on ‘The Way.’
While the punches thrown in ‘Warrior’ may not be completely original, they are thrown by such great actors that the suspense stays high.
Brief reviews of ‘Mad Max’ and ‘Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father’
Review of ‘Rise of the Planet of the Apes’, Listener Feedback on Steve Carell’s Best Performance, Dual Review of ‘Terri’ and ‘Another Earth’.
Ralph Fiennes’ modern-day take on this classic tragedy looks more like ‘The Hurt Locker’ than Shakespeare.
Tarsem’s ‘Immortals’ looks like it will be pretty spectacular on the big screen.
This showy political action movie looks like it has just enough gimmicks to spark my interest without taking things too far.
This movie looks hilariously bad.
‘The Adjustment Bureau’ ultimately fails because it raises questions that it is not prepared to answer and it fails to raise the stakes enough to make me even care.