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  • On Deadly Ground

    On Deadly Ground


    This is part of my CHALLENGE: Death by Steven Seagal list.

    This is 'The One Where Steven Seagal Directs'.

    And it's actually not as bad as it sounds!.

    Seagal directs with some skill, showing up the fantastic landscape beautifully. He gives himself plenty of hard ass lines, kicks some heads in and delivers an environmental message. What more can you want?!...

    And if you do want more he also gives us one of the best exploding helicopters in film history!.

    Highly adequate entertainment.

  • Avengers: Age of Ultron

    Avengers: Age of Ultron


    In my opinion, the only things that could have made Avengers: Assemble better would have been a darker, edgier, more emotive tone. Some deeper glimpses into the psyche of these Demi-gods and superheroes...

    ....and of course a big fuck of Hulk-buster battle.

    Avengers: Age of Ultron filled all of my holes.

    Director Joss Whedon packs his movie with plenty of narrative edge. We are focused on the Avengers' battle to avoid tearing themselves apart rather than their continuing battle to…

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  • The Passion of the Christ

    The Passion of the Christ


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  • Stoker



    At 98 minutes, this is my dream length of movie. I have said it all my life.

    After leaving this screening, and using the facilities, I could quite easily have jumped straight back in to watch the whole movie again. That doesn't happen to me often.

    Stoker is phenomenal.

    It's as dreamy as it is taught. As beautiful as it is horrific. It's The Tree of Life with A screenplay. An outstanding screenplay at that. It has been said that…