Posts Tagged ‘action’
An ill fit for Sean Penn on fronts of art and altruism, "The Gunman" plays like something the actor, co-writer and producer probably loathes: "voluntourism."
Wheezing, limping and lumbering all night much more than it runs, Liam Neeson's most arthritic action movie to date isn't one with a number wedged in its title.
"Chappie" is neither the easy kind of bad nor the sort from which co-writer / director Neill Blomkamp can't bounce back ... but damn, does it hurt to watch.
Win free movie passes to see the new sci-fi action film "Chappie," starring Hugh Jackman and Sigourney Weaver, directed by Neill Blomkamp of "District 9"!
"Seventh Son," starring Jeff Bridges, is a serviceable sword-and-sorcery movie that offers just enough for genre fans.
Because we know the muscularity of which Michael Mann is capable, something so flabby feels frustrating — even as it's bleak, brooding, beautiful and watchable.
"Tak3n" picks up where the series disappointingly left off — Liam Neeson as more badass than dadass — but at least the actor makes a go at his character again.
Next up on Film on Vinyl's playlist is a double feature: "Hercules" and "Vikings."