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Crank 2: High Voltage

Jason Statham returns in this completely gonzo, totally unhinged and off the rails sequel to the completely gonzo, totally unhinged and off the rails Crank

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Transporter 3

As Frank discovers what's at stake and unravels who wants what, he devises first to get the job done and then, because he actually falls for his wet noodle of a passenger, to save her.

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Talk, Talk, Talk: November 2008

Like the sainted sigh of relief that comes after another shriek-filled All Hallow's Eve, November usually means the start of the 'nominate me' process for the proposed prestige pictures of 2008.

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Death Race

Anderson dilutes Roger Corman’s satire by locating Death Race among society’s transgressors, depicting their dysfunctions with gory relish, and confining the race safely behind the walls of an isolated prison.

Lesley Smith
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Chaos

This film's attempts at clever misdirection are by the book and glaringly obvious. There is nothing remotely "chaotic" about anything that happens.

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Revolver

Ritchie's understanding of the term "psychological" seems to be rooted in the idea that people, like, have conflicting thoughts, like, inside their head and stuff.

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The Bank Job

Per formula, Terry's bad behavior is offset by the worse behavior of his assorted opponents. Theft, deception, and adultery don't look so terrible compared to murder and torture.

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The Transporter: Special Delivery Edition (2002)

The opening minutes establish the series as sort of quicker, cheaper version of Bond.

Jesse Hassenger
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Transporter 2 (2005)

Frank soars gorgeously through the air, his foot stuck out in perfect slicing-edge fashion, kicking back all comers.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Cellular (2004)

Cellular is so corny it's even behind its own time.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Italian Job (2003)

As soon as John utters the words 'last job' to his darling girl, his fate (like the film's) is sealed.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Italian Job (2003)

As soon as John utters the words 'last job' to his darling girl, his fate (like the film's) is sealed.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The Transporter (2002)

Speedy, colorful, and clever, The Transporter establishes Jason Statham as yet another next-generational, hybrid action hero.

Cynthia Fuchs
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Snatch (2000)

Snatch is all about attitude and style. And guys, lots of guys.

Cynthia Fuchs
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The One (2001)

PULL.

Cynthia Fuchs
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