Posts Tagged ‘hostage’
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MOVIE REVIEWS
 
Nicolas Cage stars as Eddie King, an unhinged criminal, in "Arsenal," a 2017 Lionsgate release.

Arsenal

Nicolas Cage's unexpected revival of one of his campiest characters elevates, however slightly, an otherwise unremarkable VOD disaster.

Green Room

A well-made but run-of-the-mill hostage story about four punk rockers fighting back against their neo-Nazi captors.

Class of 1994: “The Chase” / “Terminal Velocity”

In an alternate universe somewhere, the real Charlie Sheen is still making ridiculously entertaining action movies ... and earning the credit he deserves.

Lockout

Taken on terms of arrested-adolescence action movies, "Lockout" finds itself in pass-fail territory. Consider it a success by way of social promotion.

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Strangers

"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.

Heroes of the Zeroes: Inside Man

"Inside Man" — an intelligent, invigoratingly airtight caper — continues Nick Rogers' look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009.

The Hangover

The undisputed champion of comedy in 2009, "The Hangover" is a must-see if you haven't, and a must-see-again if you have.