Tag: film

REVIEW: Two Way Stretch (1960)

"Dodger" Lane (Peter Sellers) is a convicted robber days away from his prison release, along with his fellow criminals "Jelly" (David Lodge) and Lennie (Bernard Cribbins). When an old criminal associate leaks Dodger the opportunity for a million-pound take, he can't resist taking up the opportunity. So long as he can break out of prison, ...

REVIEW: Rambo (2008)

Troubled Vietnam War veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) lives a reclusive life in rural Thailand when he is approached by a group of Christian missionaries. They want passage up-river to Myanmar, where they intend to provide medical assistance and prayer for the local Karen community. After reluctantly escorting them to the border, Rambo is forced ...

REVIEW: U.S. Marshals (1998)

When accused double murderer Mark Roberts (Wesley Snipes) escapes custody in a plane crash, United States Marshal Sam Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones) is hot on his trail, accompanied by DSS agent John Royce (Robert Downey Jr). The more Gerard investigates, however, the more unlikely Roberts' apparent homicides appear to be. Hollywood loves sequels and pretty ...

REVIEW: Face/Off (1997)

Federal agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) finally captures and incapacitates the international terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage). When it turns out that Troy has already activated the countdown on a hidden nerve gas explosive, Archer must find out where it is. To fool Castor's paranoid brother and partner Pollux (Alessandro Nivola) into giving away its ...

REVIEW: The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy (2005)

Arthur Dent (Martin Freeman) is rescued from the imminent destruction of the planet Earth by his best friend and - unbeknownst to Arthur - alien researcher Ford Prefect (Mos Def). Together they are thrown out of the airlock of a Vogon construction ship, rescued by Ford's semi-cousin Zaphod Beeblebrox (Sam Rockwell) and Arthur's former acquaintance ...

REVIEW: Annihilation (2018)

Lena (Natalie Portman) is a biologist and former soldier whose husband Kane (Oscar Isaac) vanished on a classified assignment. When he unexpectedly returns home suffering from a critical illness, Lena is dragged into his final mission: to infiltrate a mysterious environment known as "the Shimmer", an expanding zone where the rules of nature no longer ...