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  • The Equalizer 2

    The Equalizer 2

    I didn't particularly care for the first Equalizer film and, frankly, I may have liked this one even less. I had no intention of ever seeing this movie, but my father wanted to go, so I accompanied him to the theater. Denzel's character in this series is the most typical, uninteresting character in all of the action genre. I find myself very annoyed by how "perfect" and self-righteous he is, which is honestly a trend I've been noticing in a…

  • Skyscraper

    Skyscraper

    I'm getting really tired of writing the words, "I really like The Rock, but..." in my reviews of Dwayne Johnson movies. What I really want is for Johnson to make some honest-to-Schwarzenegger action movies with violence and edge, but that would apparently clash with his family-friendly persona too much, so we keep getting subjected to middle-of-the-road crap like San Andreas, Jumanji: Welcome To The Jungle, Rampage and this movie. I know you want to have your cake and eat it…

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  • Harbinger Down

    Harbinger Down

    ★★

    I’m a big fan of horror films, but I’m a HUGE fan of monster movies. The more disgusting, unusual, and bizarre the monster, the better. Among my favorite films of all time are the likes of Alien, Aliens, Predator, John Carpenter’s The Thing, Tremors, The Fly, etc. So naturally, when I discovered the Kickstarter campaign for Harbinger Down (a practical effects driven monster movie made by some of the special effects guys who helped bring several of the aforementioned classics…

  • Death Wish

    Death Wish

    ★★★

    After his wife is beaten to death and his daughter is orally raped to the brink of insanity by Jeff Goldblum, New York City architect Charles Bronson takes to the streets to put a stop to violent crime in his neighborhood armed only with a revolver and his mustache. That's essentially the entire plot. Bronson, whose character used to be a fairly passive individual, grows a profound, yet misguided set of balls as soon as he finds himself with a…