Tag Archives: guns

1.5 yaps

Machete Kills

Machete kills, all right, but the only thing left for dead is the recent resurgence of exploitative schlock. Continue reading

2.5 yaps

21 Jump Street

Channing Tatum is an unexpected riot. The script has some fun, winking touches. The film is brazen, brash and blustery. Too bad it’s not more of a blast. Continue reading


The Rock is back in all his glory in this brawny, uneven, ultimately brainless action flick. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: No Country for Old Men

“No Country for Old Men” — the chilling pitch-black flipside of the Coens’ “Raising Arizona” — continues Nick Rogers’ look at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

4.5 yaps

One Hundred Mornings

“One Hundred Mornings” is an arresting, affecting film that doesn’t just go beyond its premise, it transcends it. Continue reading

An Interview with Dolph Lundgren

Who doesn’t remember Dolph Lundgren’s turn as Ivan Drago, the mountainous steroid-fueled Soviet killing machine that killed Rocky Balboa’s best friend in “Rocky IV”? Continue reading