Frequent collaborator Adam McKay and Will Ferrell team up once again in the buddy cop spoof The Other Guys, delivering the laughs that we have come to expect when they join forces. Read our review of this hilarious yet uneven comedy starring Ferrell and Mark Wahlberg.
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Despite being one of the slowest, weirdest and most pretentious movie I have seen in quite some time, Nicolas Winding Refn’s Valhalla Rising is an oddly transfixing spectacle that kept me riveted to the screen. Read the review of this strangely captivating film!
The Book of Eli, a post-apocalyptic action-thriller from the Hughes Brothers, is a surprisingly lyrical and grim movie featuring stunning visual texture and backgrounds. Given the current politically correct environment, it is actually quite surprising that such a religious movie would be made.
Gone in 60 Seconds is a 1974 independent film that spawned a tepid remake starring Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie and Robert Duvall in 2000. Unlike the recent version, this movie was made on a very small budget and is a one-man show with H.B. Halicki writing, directing, starring and producing it.
Learning that Hollywood was going to needlessly remake the 1984′s classic The Karate Kid, it was easy for me to root against this movie. I decided to skip it during its theatrical run and give it a chance a little bit later with a more objective mind. The result is that I mildly enjoyed this crowd-pleasing reboot.
Very loosely based on the CSX 8888 incident, Tony Scott’s Unstoppable is a fun, suspenseful action-thriller despite the director’s well-known visual excesses. The movie stars Denzel Washington and Chris Pine as veteran train engineer Frank Barnes and rookie conductor Will Colston, two men on a mission to stop an unmanned train.
Starring two of America’s funniest comedians, Shawn Levy’s Date Night is an action-comedy that sees The Office‘s Steve Carell and 30 Rock‘s Tina Fey finally pair up on the big screen. Can these two fulfill the great potential that is born from their cinematic union? More importantly, is the movie funny? Read our review to find out!
A brutal film that depicts the violence of the drug lords ruling the slums of Rio de Janeiro and the corruption of the people who are supposed to stop them, Elite Squad (Tropa de Elite) sees Oscar nominated writer Bráulio Mantovani (City of God) team up with director José Padilha to adapt former police captain Rodrigo Pimentel’s book Elite da Tropa.
Very loosely based on the life of the martial art grandmaster, Ip Man is a Hong Kong kung fu movie directed by Wilson Yip and starring Donnie Yen as the titular character. The movie is a great throwback to the apogee of Hong Kong actioners and focuses on the life of the revered Ip Man (aka Yip Man).