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  • Boomerang 1992

    ★★½ Watched 27 Sep, 2014

    There's persistent tension between the film's more interesting moments examining the playing of a player and the screwball nonsense that later came to completely dominate all of Eddie Murphy's films. Although it's certainly crass at times, it's amazing how tame this is compared to most R-rated big screen comedies these days.

  • Predator 1987

    ★★★★★ Added

    A high-concept film executed perfectly, the theoretical "blast from start to finish" realized. Blistering action, genuine suspense, amazing creature design, and Arnold's exhilarating iconography. Not one but two center-right governors. Rockin'.

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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.