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Safe

Thursday, May 10th, 2012

Safe is a film that tells you pretty much everything you need to know in the title.  It’s like one of those dishes that used to turn up on Great British Menu where an ingredients done Three Ways.  It’s a Safely handled action film, in which Statham’s character has to keep a girl Safe and […]

Killer Elite

Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

There isn’t anything specifically wrong with Killer Elite somehow it just manages to be ordinary.  Its the film equivalent of Magnolia Paint – a bit safe, a bit ordinary and not at all threatening. Hence the lack of a spoiler warning as there isn’t anything really worth mentioning that you’ll not get from the poster. […]

Blitz Film Review

Thursday, May 26th, 2011

Blitz is a rare type of British film – the cop film.  They just don’t come along too often these days – our cops spend their time policing TV screens in all their variegated variety – to the point where Hot Fuzz was a pastiche of how a US cop film set in a small […]

The Mechanic Movie Review

Tuesday, February 1st, 2011

The latest Jason Statham action movie, The Mechanic, is a solid action flick that suffers from one major Fridge Pipe moment. On my entirely personal measurement system, The Statham Scale (where Crank is 1 and The Bank Job is a 10) I’d say The Mechanic was a 7 (so just below The Transporter). Personally I […]

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