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

I Saw the Devil (2010)

I Saw the Devil (2010) – Between this extremely raw thriller from Kim Ji-woon and the self-explanatory Vengeance Trilogy from Park Chan-wook I have learned one simple lesson: NEVER FUCK WITH A KOREAN. IT IS NOT WORTH IT. I have only a passing familiarity with South Korean films, mostly through the aforementioned Messrs. Kim and … Continue reading

The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008)

The Good, the Bad, the Weird (2008) — The Good, the Bad, the Weird, as the title might imply, is a pretty strong homage to Sergio Leone’s The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Both films are about three men pursuing the same goal (buried treasure). But South Korean director Kim Ji-woon’s movie has its … Continue reading