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  • Drive
  • Kick-Ass
  • Fight Club
  • Léon: The Professional

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  • The Duke

    ★★★★

  • Memory

    ★★½

  • The Edge

    ★★★★

  • The Phantom of the Open

    ★★★★

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  • Memory

    Memory

    ★★½

    (Amazon Prime)

    I don't know what's more disappointing? The career trajectory of Martin Campbell or Liam Neeson? Campbell has delivered 2 of the best Bond films and a slew of solid action films, yet hasn't done anything good in over a decade (Aside from the surprisingly solid "The Foreigner"). Then Neeson has found himself in a rut of frequently terrible action films that have all been dumped on streaming in the UK to poor reviews. It's a shame, as this…

  • The Edge

    The Edge

    ★★★★

    (Disney+)

    Matt's 2022 Film Challenge:
    #33. The Edge (1997)

    Strangely not a biopic about the member of U2, but instead a survival thriller with Alec Baldwin and Anthony Hopkins. I'm always keen for a man vs wild story like this, even more keen for one that has a very well trained bear in it. It's never quite majestic or epic as something like The Revenant, but it still works as a very fun '90s thriller.

    "Charles, a billionaire, finds himself…

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  • Free Guy

    Free Guy

    (Cinema)

    After being bombarded by the trailer for this about 50 times in the past year, I was more or less done with this film before it even released. When I saw the reviews were shockingly good, I thought maybe I had been mislead and the actual film was going to be fun. I was dead wrong.

    I'm dumbfounded by how good the reception to Free Guy has been. It's a shockingly bad and generic big-budget studio comedy that feels…

  • Would You Rather

    Would You Rather

    I've seen Sasha Grey in better stuff. And by that I mean porn.