Len Wiseman
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Reviews // 9 Articles
Blogs // 2 Articles
News // 3 Articles

Five Pluses for 'Hawaii Five-O': Reasons to Watch Yet Another Re-imagining
20 Sep 2010 // 8:55 PM

Hawaii Five-O’s looks, charm, and attitude may get mainlanders to take up surfing -- but not among channels.

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.


Partial, 'Total Recall'
3 Aug 2012 // 12:24 AM

Movie remakes always recall what came before, and given that this one recalls a movie about recalling -- and remaking -- its drawing attention to these very activities might have been clever.

'Hawaii Five-0': Surf and Terrorism
19 Sep 2010 // 10:30 PM

Hawaii Five-0's first sequence is smartly staged action, fast-paced and technically impressive.


The 10 Most Bothersome Aspects of the 'Total Recall' Remake
3 Aug 2012 // 3:00 AM

When your cast and your set designs are more polished than your script and your directing, you know you're in trouble.

'Total Recall (2012)' Is Totally... Unnecessary
1 Aug 2012 // 2:00 AM

This update... may be more high tech and ostentatious, but it pales in comparison to the crazy quilt camp of the original.


If new 'Die Hard' is a hit, Timothy Olyphant can live free
28 Jun 2007 // 8:58 PM

MODESTO, Calif. -- If you're going to go big, go big. If you're going to go bad, go bad. If you're going to go big

Bruce Willis talks about the tardy return of his tough-guy alter ego
27 Jun 2007 // 12:25 AM

Bruce Willis shoots into the hotel suite like a blue-eyed bullet, head shaved, T white, jeans pale as his orbs. The wiry actor is trim,

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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