Articles tagged jason statham

21 Sep 2009 // 10:00 PM

Crank 2: High Voltage

Jason Statham returns in this completely gonzo, totally unhinged and off the rails sequel to the completely gonzo, totally unhinged and off the rails Crank

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14 Apr 2009 // 10:00 PM

Transporter 3

There’s a certain purity of movement and lunacy at work here, where context ceases to matter, and the action becomes ecstatic and transcendent.

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Part 1: The Thin Red Line to Star Wars Episode I (January - May 1999)

The first part of PopMatters' look back at the films of 1999 is bookended by the long awaited return of two cinematic auteurs of wildly different styles, Terrence Malick and George Lucas.

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20 Dec 2008 // 11:36 AM

Death Race (2008): Unrated DVD

Remakes are like those proverbial Tribbles in the classic Trek episode. Give them a creative inch - or in the case of Hollywood, a recognizable

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26 Nov 2008 // 2:44 AM

Transporter 3

As Frank discovers what's at stake and unravels who wants what, he devises first to get the job done and then, because he actually falls for his wet noodle of a passenger, to save her.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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22 Aug 2008 // 3:59 AM

Death Race

Anderson dilutes Roger Corman’s satire by locating Death Race among society’s transgressors, depicting their dysfunctions with gory relish, and confining the race safely behind the walls of an isolated prison.

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‘Race’ Racks Up Some Guilty Pleasures

Remakes are like those proverbial Tribbles in the classic Trek episode. Give them a creative inch - or in the case of Hollywood, a recognizable

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9 Apr 2008 // 10:58 PM

Chaos

This film's attempts at clever misdirection are by the book and glaringly obvious. There is nothing remotely "chaotic" about anything that happens.

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16 Mar 2008 // 11:00 PM

Revolver

Ritchie's understanding of the term "psychological" seems to be rooted in the idea that people, like, have conflicting thoughts, like, inside their head and stuff.

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7 Mar 2008 // 1:00 AM

The Bank Job

Per formula, Terry's bad behavior is offset by the worse behavior of his assorted opponents. Theft, deception, and adultery don't look so terrible compared to murder and torture.

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The Transporter: Special Delivery Edition (2002)

The opening minutes establish the series as sort of quicker, cheaper version of Bond.

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13 Sep 2005 // 1:00 AM

Transporter 2 (2005)

Frank soars gorgeously through the air, his foot stuck out in perfect slicing-edge fashion, kicking back all comers.

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10 Sep 2004 // 1:00 AM

Cellular (2004)

Cellular is so corny it's even behind its own time.

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29 Aug 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Italian Job (2003)

As soon as John utters the words 'last job' to his darling girl, his fate (like the film's) is sealed.

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29 May 2003 // 1:00 AM

The Italian Job (2003)

As soon as John utters the words 'last job' to his darling girl, his fate (like the film's) is sealed.

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10 Oct 2002 // 1:00 AM

The Transporter (2002)

Speedy, colorful, and clever, The Transporter establishes Jason Statham as yet another next-generational, hybrid action hero.

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26 Sep 2002 // 1:00 AM

Snatch (2000)

Snatch is all about attitude and style. And guys, lots of guys.

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1 Nov 2001 // 3:00 PM

The One (2001)

PULL.

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1 Jan 1995 // 1:03 AM

Turn It Up (2000)

Brooklyn-born Diamond (third Fugee Pras) is midway through cutting a record, which, the movie wants you to think, is off the proverbial hook.

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