The Expendables 2 (2012)

The Expendables 2 (2012) – RAWR! EXPLOSIONS! MORE FIREPOWER! GRRRRRR!!! What? You wanted something coherent? Oh fine… Sorry about that I’m just still pumped a day later after seeing this movie. The “blood and testosterone” approach is still in full force as Stallone brings us a sequel to his action superstar showcase from two years … Continue reading

The Expendables (2010)

The Expendables (2010) – Recently, on Facebook, I found myself having to defend my love of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie career (I defend none of his political career). I got into me explanation of what the difference (in my mind anyway) is between actors and movie stars. Actors try their best to immerse themselves in a … Continue reading

Crank: High Voltage (2009)

Crank: High Voltage (2009) — After making the colossal pile of dogshit that was Gamer, Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor decided (or rather were coerced) to revisit the character that got them started: Chev Chelios. The movie begins with Star Trek‘s John DeLancie as a newscaster reporting on the events of the first film calling … Continue reading

Crank (2006)

Crank (2006) — All the plot necessary for this movie happens in the first five minutes. After that it’s a perpetual motion machine of a movie: always going. Innovative film-making techniques and a seriously sick sense of humor help this movie become a new action classic. Plus Jason Statham actually does the shit movie stars … Continue reading

Transporter 3 (2008)

Transporter 3 (2008) — Nothing in the Transporter film series as a whole has blown my mind or anything but I still consistently enjoy it, this one included.  Plus the director is named Olivier Megaton.  That’s pretty badass, nomenclature-wise.  Jason Statham continues to rock his tough guy attitude thing that makes even awful movies entertaining … Continue reading