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  • Rage 2014

    ★★ Watched 28 Sep, 2014

    It's kinda like Taken, except with Nicolas Cage and another of his signature haircuts. It's not even as good as Taken (which is nowhere near as good as everybody thinks it is).

  • Special ID 2013

    ★★½ Watched 28 Sep, 2014

    Chan Chi-Lung (Donnie Yen) is a cop deep undercover amidst the triads in Hong Kong. When his identity is threatened he's sent to mainland China on a mission that pits him against his former protégé Sunny (Andy On), and soon puts him in even greater danger. Directed by Clarence Fok Yiu-leung, Special ID is a fairly routine thriller, elevated by the presence of the always reliable Donnie Yen in bad boy mode.

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  • Machine Gun Preacher 2011

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    Based on true events, the film tells the story of biker Sam Childers (Gerard Butler) who found God, set up an orphanage in the Sudan and became a mercenary to protect the children who were being trafficked across the region. True story or not, it’s a difficult film to get into as Sam Childers is such an unlikeable guy, regardless if he’s doing good work or not. His battles with his faith, his family and the LRA in Sudan become…

  • Compliance 2012

    ★★★½ Watched 27 Mar, 2013

    It's another Friday shift at a Chick-Wich fast food joint when duty manager Sandra (Ann Dowd) receives a phone call from a police officer informing her that a customer has reported a theft by one of her staff, Becky (Dreama Walker). What follows will have you slack-jawed with incredulity, wanting to scream "what the f*ck are you doing!" at the screen. Yet, this is a true story and it's fascinating to sit back and watch at just how people will go when they trust a person in authority. Uncomfortable but essential viewing.