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


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.


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.