2 Guns: Not enough bullets

2 Guns - 2013 Director Baltasar Kormákur Starring Denzel Washington, Mark Wahlberg, Paula Patton, Bill Paxton, Fred Ward, James Marsden, Edward James Olmos, Robert John Burke Screenplay Blake Masters based on the book by Steven Grant There is a lot of star power in this film.  Personality just jumps off the screen at every turn.  We have Wahlberg somewhere between the knowing novice of his early … Continue reading 2 Guns: Not enough bullets

Forgotten Gem: Déjà Vu is pure, delightful hogwash

Déjà Vu - 2006 Director Tony Scott Starring Denzel Washington, Val Kilmer, Jim Caviezel, Paula Patton, Bruce Greenwood, Adam Goldberg Screenplay Bill Marsilii, Terry Rosso When I discovered that Tony Scott had taken his own life, I felt conflicted.  He had directed some of the most overrated pulp (Top Gun, Days of Thunder, Man on Fire) I had … Continue reading Forgotten Gem: Déjà Vu is pure, delightful hogwash

Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol: Chaplin, Chan, Cruise

Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol - 2011 Directed by Brad Bird Starring Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Paula Patton, Simon Pegg,  Michael Nyqvist, Vladimir Mashkov, Samuli Edelmann, Léa Seydoux Written by André Nemec, Josh Appelbaum There are some incredible visuals in Mission: Impossible - Ghost Protocol, taking one to some of the most picturesque landmarks in the world: Budapest, Moscow, Dubai, Mumbai … Continue reading Mission: Impossible Ghost Protocol: Chaplin, Chan, Cruise