Tuesday, March 25 2008
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.
Tuesday, February 19 2013
What's more dangerous than a convicted criminal with nothing to lose? The answer: a convicted criminal's ghost who has already lost everything. Pass the popcorn, please.
Thursday, August 27 2009
Here is a movie that bankrupted a studio; killed, wounded, or paralyzed a lot of careers; and left the pirate movie subgenre for dead
Sunday, June 1 2008
Director Harlin's cinematic GPA constantly dips over and under the line between B-movie bliss and C-movie oblivion.
Monday, January 15 2007
All the stuff that should be cool feels only listless.
Wednesday, September 28 2005
While the accumulating bodies and declarations of motive are unclever, Mindhunters does make good (if not quite enough) use of LL Cool J.
Saturday, July 4 2009
What, exactly, happened to Renny Harlin? How did he go from hotshot newbie with an entire career before him to a cinematic afterthought left to