John McTiernan
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Reviews // 6 Articles
//Features

The Perfect Lean, Mean, Macho Machine
25 Mar 2008 // 5:00 PM

The Die Hard series is a true rollercoaster of visual excesses guaranteed to raise the viewer’s adrenaline levels – while invoking intriguing ideological and cultural subtexts that deal with race, gender, masculinity, and social anxieties.

//Reviews

'Last Action Hero' Is a Parody That Misses Its Own Point
5 Oct 2014 // 8:10 PM

The irony of Last Action Hero is that many of the best jokes work better in hindsight; however, most of the jokes are so dated that it is hard to imagine the film cultivating new fans.

'Predator': Bite Me, Baby
20 Jul 2010 // 4:00 PM

Timed to the recent theater release of Predators, the Ultimate Hunter Edition of Predator is a welcome dose of machismo.

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The Best and Worst Films of Spring 2015

// Short Ends and Leader

"January through April is a time typically made up of award season leftovers, pre-summer spectacle, and more than a few throwaways. Here are PopMatters' choices for the best and worst of the last four months.

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