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  • The Expendables 3 2014

    ★★ Added 1

    I don't know what hurts worse, the PG-13 that waters down the violence or the newcomers that water down the immense cultural cachet of the old hands.

  • Straw Dogs 1971

    ★★★★ Added

    An actual film with, you know, ideas, unlike the remake, which was just Rod Laurie's way of expressing contempt for those awful red staters.

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  • Live Free or Die Hard 2007

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Jun, 2007 2

    Myopic fanboys largely just complained that this didn't have enough profanity, but as an exciting look at another bad day for Willis' John McClane, this does the trick. Wiseman's competent handling of action scenes is bolstered by Willis' enthusiastic performance, while the pacing makes it feel leaner than it actually is. Serious foul with the fighter jet/semi-truck battle, though, a scene so stupid and unnecessary that it nearly wrecks the climax.

  • Rampart 2011

    ★½ Watched 31 Jul, 2012 1

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.