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Andrzej Bartkowiak

Reviews

Monday, October 24 2005

Doom (2005)

The marines' mission is one of those 'bug hunts' made spectacular and more or less requisite for these sorts of movies by James Cameron's Aliens.


Thursday, February 27 2003

Cradle 2 the Grave (2003)

Deemed 'The Next Tom Cruise' by 'GQ' magazine, the prolific, asthmatic, and charismatic Dark Man X continues to power his way into the movies.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Exit Wounds (2001)

As this minimal plot summary suggests, 'Exit Wounds' is full of cliches that it displays proudly. It is what it is -- a Steven Seagal formula flick dressed up so a hip-hop-martial arts crowd might appreciate it, and even tolerate Seagal.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Exit Wounds (2001)

The first scene in 'Exit Wounds' shows Boyd (Steven Seagal) arriving to a speech on handgun control given by the Vice President. He arrives late to the speech, cueing the audience -- and his superiors -- to his renegade spirit.


Saturday, December 31 1994

Romeo Must Die (2000)

Andrzej Bartkowiak's current film Romeo Must Die, which features the incredible martial arts skills of Jet Li, left me a little depressed.


Blogs

Monday, June 29 2009

Street Fighter: The Legend of Chun-Li (2009)

It's official - the great cinematic experiment known as the video game adaptation is an outright failure. There's no denying it. Just look at the


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