Tag Archives: kidnapping

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Horrible Bosses 2

The incompetent trio of murderers is back with an even bigger plan, and even fewer brains than before. Continue reading

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You Only Live Twenty-Thrice: “The World is Not Enough”

With a bait-and-switch on a badass villain, an obvious central twist and whatever it is that Denise Richards is doing, this is the second-worst Bond film ever. Continue reading

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The Heineken Kidnapping

“The Heineken Kidnapping” is the Dutch equivalent of our “Suicide Kings,” except it’s a true story. Continue reading

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The wild and true story of Joyce McKinney makes for the funniest film of the year. Continue reading

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A nerve-shredding thriller that also offers subtle civilian-in-wartime commentary and a revelatory performance from Ryan Reynolds. Continue reading

Movies You Aught Not Watch: White Chicks

“White Chicks” — 105 minutes of torture padded with overwrought messaging — continues Nick Rogers’ weekly look back at the 52 worst films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

Heroes of the Zeroes: The Way of the Gun

“The Way of the Gun” — with roaring, bloodletting gunfire to do Sam Peckinpah proud — continues Nick Rogers’ daily look back at the 365 best films of 2000-2009. Continue reading

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A wrenching, riveting documentary that is accessible without losing sight of its importance. Continue reading