Deadpool (***1/2) is a refresher course

Deadpool - 2016 Director Tim Miller Screenplay Rhett Reese, Paul Wernick, Ryan Reynolds Starring  Ryan Reynolds, Morena Baccarin, Ed Skrein, T. J. Miller, Gina Carano, Brianna Hildebrand, Stefan Kapičić, Leslie Uggams First off, there is nothing in Deadpool that approaches the visual spectacle of his first scene in the first Wolverine spinoff. You know the one, when he gets off of the … Continue reading Deadpool (***1/2) is a refresher course

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Fast & Furious 6: High Tech Lemonade

Fast & Furious 6 - 2013 Director Justin Lin Starring Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Dwayne Johnson,Michelle Rodriguez, Jordana Brewster, Tyrese Gibson, Chris Bridges, Sung Kang, Luke Evans, Gina Carano, John Ortiz Screenplay Chris Morgan Into the void of PG-13 summer action sprang forth the 6th film in the Fast & Furious franchise.  There is a point to all of this speed and fury, I am sure of … Continue reading Fast & Furious 6: High Tech Lemonade

Haywire: Soderburgh gets the comfort of knowing that he tried action

Haywire -2012 Directed by Stephen Soderbergh Starring Gina Carano, Ewan McGregor, Michael Fassbender, Channing Tatum, Bill Paxton, Antonio Banderas, Michael Douglas Screenplay by Lem Dobbs Gina Carano looks like she's taken out more than a few people in her life.  Watching her march through an assemblage of bad guys in Haywire, the only thing I could think about … Continue reading Haywire: Soderburgh gets the comfort of knowing that he tried action