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Tuesday, May 25 2010

Mel is Back and Still Wants Vengeance

Can Mel Gibson's return in The Edge of Darkness trump Taken? It shouldn't have to try.


Thursday, April 12 2007

Casino Royale (2006)

Casino Royale feels sleek, lean, shorn of fat, lithely running freely along that relentless but perilous path from point A to point B in classic parkourfashion.


Thursday, November 16 2006

Casino Royale (2006)

The new Bond understands loss, but focuses on revenge instead of grief. He's a hard body in a hard new world.


Friday, October 28 2005

The Legend of Zorro (2005)

This opening action is acrobatic, the explosions thrilling, and the sword-fighting is sensationally swooshy.


Monday, March 22 2004

Beyond Borders (2003)

The truth is shifty throughout Beyond Borders, primarily because its fiction is filtered through Sarah's eyes.


Thursday, October 23 2003

Beyond Borders (2003)

The scene inspires Sarah to do a right thing, that is, leave her comfy urban environs for the deserts of Ethiopia.


Sunday, January 1 1995

Vertical Limit (2000)

Forces of nature make for excellent movie villains. Twisters, storms at sea, icebergs, earthquakes, wild rivers full of snakes, volcanoes -- they're all big, bad, easily recognizable bullies, mainly because, by definition, they never pick on anyone their own size.


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