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  • The Sword Identity
  • Transformers
  • Baby Assassins
  • Blackhat

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  • Goddess of Mercy

  • The Harder They Fall

  • Pathfinder

  • The Night Comes for Us

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  • Goddess of Mercy

    Goddess of Mercy

    Of some interest for the action aficionado. It works as a kind of inversion or rending of the tough cop movie. Baring tenderness and intimacy. Slow moving. Not fully formed.

  • The Harder They Fall

    The Harder They Fall

    Jeymes Samuel arrives to wring something out of the Netflix algorithm, his Spotify playlists & history. If the imposed constructed narrative doesn’t allow room to negotiate why not create another myth, another narrative?

    Oh…and I’m gonna need a deputy Cuffee spin-off…

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  • The Killing Machine

    The Killing Machine

    Some movies seemingly happens upon surrealism not through conscious construct, but through limited ability in putting things together. Scenes seem to happen at random, they fade in and out. Don't build to anything, adding odd asides, mulling around...
    but instead, of what really should be the usual slog, a dream like quality is attained.

    The Killing Man is a grey barren reduction of action thriller motives. Dark rooms,pools of light,empty walls and a stair case. The horrors of exposition heavy…

  • Dance of Death

    Dance of Death

    Dance of Death is almost non-stop acrobatic/shapes/Peking Opera fights of the early Jackie Chan/Yuen Woo-Ping variety and features one of those never ending end fights, which is a great thing to behold. Starts of a bit shaky but fights get progressively better throughout. Angela Mao is AWESOME! (duh!) Highly recommended!