Posts Tagged ‘hostage’
Nicolas Cage's unexpected revival of one of his campiest characters elevates, however slightly, an otherwise unremarkable VOD disaster.
A well-made but run-of-the-mill hostage story about four punk rockers fighting back against their neo-Nazi captors.
In an alternate universe somewhere, the real Charlie Sheen is still making ridiculously entertaining action movies ... and earning the credit he deserves.
Taken on terms of arrested-adolescence action movies, "Lockout" finds itself in pass-fail territory. Consider it a success by way of social promotion.
"The Strangers" — a fright-fest from which all fat has been trimmed — continues Nick Rogers' daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.
"Inside Man" — an intelligent, invigoratingly airtight caper — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.