Gerard Butler

Geostorm

Now I love me a good disaster movie. What I kinda love more than a good disaster movie is a good-BAD disaster movie. Those are the ones with a certain amount of earnestness, as a usually decent actor (usually an appealing, rugged, All-American type) struggles to rise above a script that comes second to the …

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I’ve thought Scotsman Gerard Butler was a manly-man hottie ever since seeing his sensitive yet swarthy self in movies such as Beowulf & Grendel, Dear Frankie, and, yes, even Phantom of the Opera (where he gave good eye, despite the mask). My attention perked up when I heard he was playing Spartan King Leonidas, and …

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Law Abiding Citizen

Law Abiding Citizen is a sweet, unassuming movie about a gentle family man…for about five minutes.  We watch as Clyde Shelton (Gerard Butler) spends quiet time with his little girl – they chat comfortably, and then they head upstairs for dinner with mommy.  Except that the doorbell rings and dinner never happens, because the two …

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Chasing Mavericks

The film tells the true story of teenaged surfer Jay Moriarty (Jonny Weston), whose road to sports-world stardom was paved by chance, hardship and raw talent. Rescued from near drowning as a young boy by surf veteran Frosty Hesson (Gerard Butler), Jay soon becomes Frosty’s pint-sized shadow, eager to learn from the wave-riding expert. By …

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