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  • Absolution

    Absolution 2015

    ★½ Added

    The budget for this one was apparently pretty high, there was even talk of a theatrical release... Seagal's recent efforts have seen an upturn in fortunes - "Maximum Conviction" and "Force Of Execution" had decent production values and enough cheesy action to justify themselves. This one is not quite up to the Charles Bronson like levels of 2007's DTV minor masterpiece "Urban Justice" but the people involved are all trying, which is something.

  • A Soldier's Story

    A Soldier's Story 1984

    ★★★½ Added

    An African American soldier, drunk on leave, is murdered in mid 1940s Louisiana... Norman Jewison (a good director) is a safe pair of hands and does a good job with a simple but effective plot. The cast is good and it uses it's southern setting well. Worth digging out for anybody interested in America's race history, the south or it's notorious Jim Crow segregation laws. Also worth noting it has a score by Herbie Hancock.

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  • War Horse

    War Horse 2011

    Added 3

    Manipulative, boring, emotionally simplistic drama directed by Steven Spielberg. The film is way too long, as usual with directors like Spielberg, he thinks he is making an epic for the sake of making an epic so it's very long winded. I'm something of an animal lover, but i gotta be honest, i didn't give a fuck about this fella or his horse.

  • Red Tails

    Red Tails 2012