Half boy, half monkey, bananas about movies.
A generic actioner from Neeson, with a generic title to match. Like it was translated literally from Japanese or something. Anyway, I kind of enjoyed it. Couple of car chases, some shooting, mans getting punched etc. It’s not amazing but will give you something to watch whilst necking a few beers and chewing on a slice of pizza.
Film through the years is littered with quotable lines, not least the original Predator. “Get to da choppa!” and “Jeez! You got a big pussy!” are just two examples of Hollywood script writing at it’s absolute best.
Aside from that, it’s one of the few films where Arnie is upstaged, almost. And by a seven foot guy in a rubber suit. One of the most iconic designs in cinema history, the Predator has unfortunately been relegated to starring in a…
Pity the poor actors in A Horrible Way To Die. They do a pretty great job, especially Amy Seimetz as the alcoholic ex-girlfriend of a serial killer who's escaped from jail.
All her efforts are virtually undone by a director who can't keep the camera still for more than a second. Or who thinks it's so cool to have out-of-focus objects in the foreground for every other shot.
Drinking game: every time the camera loses focus and pans downwards at…