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Why? Because about two minutes into Ladder 49, as a crew of firefighters are climbing stairs in a burning warehouse, Robert Patrick’s character says, “I’m gettin’ too old for this s**t.” Yup. One of …
Admittedly, I wasn’t expecting much from this adaptation of the Jules Verne classic, especially since it stars Jackie Chan – whose last two big-screen forays (The Medallion and Shanghai Knights) left …
I love guy movies. I love onscreen explosions. What's not to love about Backdraft? I spent the entire movie working on that question, and finally realized that it has no soul. It's just a didactic, me…
Hot women in skimpy clothes? Profanity? More explosions? More gun fights? Lots and lots and lots of initially cool but quickly tiresome and unnecessary slo-mo shots? Then, my friend, you will LOOOOOO…
I find Sean Connery distracting. I’m not a big fan of his, especially of his work in recent years (Encrapment, anyone?), and he was a big reason why I wasn’t looking forward to seeing The Leag…
After seeing a ridiculous amount of movies, it is always exciting when I by chance come across one that completely blows me away visually. It is astonishing that one film can seemingly re-invent the l…
After the first 20 minutes or so of harrowing scenes, multiple-character introductions, and mumbling mountain-climbing mumbo-jumbo, I leaned over to my Japanese friend, who sat wide-eyed, enthralled, …