Post Tagged with: "Action Movies"

by / on August 20, 2014 at 3:00 pm / in Eternal Characters, Everything Else, Features, Uncategorized

ETERNAL CHARACTERS OF THE FILM LOVER’S MIND: THE HESITANT HERO

It’s Trilogy Time! If you missed out on the exploration of freedom and change through the Cornetto Trilogy, give it a go, and then come back as we dive into Robert Rodriguez’ Mexico Trilogy. Over the next few weeks, through […]

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by / on April 9, 2013 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

COLLATERAL DAMAGE

*Warning: Definitely gets political. Apologies. Movies provide us with a visceral and emotional experience.  We become emotionally invested in the characters, sometimes to such a degree that we cry for their losses and their gains, that we’re touched by their […]

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by / on August 28, 2012 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

GIRLS JUST WANT TO HAVE FUN WITH DYNAMITE

I like my period romances as much as the next woman: reticent men in nice clothes, drippy English rain, drippy English damsels.  But sometimes I want me some eighteen-wheelers jumping over Black Hawk copters while Bruce Willis pops wheelies on […]

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by / on May 8, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

STEVE MCQUEEN: THE ORIGINAL BADASS

While the majority of you were catching a screening of The Avengers this past weekend I was off visiting and hanging out with my parents.  The bulk of my time with them was spent shopping, eating my favorite homemade foods, […]

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by / on January 31, 2012 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

THE NEW AND IMPROVED ACTION MOVIE

This past weekend I had the pleasure of viewing two fantastic action movies–Mission Impossible: Ghost Protocol and Captain America: The First Avenger.  As luck would have it, following the vein of my previous Attack the Block/Super 8 Double Feature of […]

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by / on September 27, 2011 at 3:00 am / in Editorials, Everything Else

HOLDING OUT FOR A (REAL ACTION) HERO

The public has spoken. Taylor Lautner is NOT an action hero. Sorry, fans of Team Whoever. I’m not an industry insider, nor do I own a Magic 8 Ball, but I could have told the producers of Lautner’s film, Abduction, […]

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