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Action (Movie Genre)

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  • Film Review: Supertrain action flick derails in third act

    Film Review: Supertrain action flick derails in third act
    Of the three Korean directors to have achieved international fame in the past decade, two made their English language debuts last year — Kim Jee-woon with the utterly pedestrian Schwarzenegger vehicle "The Last Stand," and Park Chan-wook with the...
  • Film Review: 'Expendables' franchise expands its roll call

    Film Review: 'Expendables' franchise expands its roll call
    It's obvious that a great deal of talent — one might even say genius — went into “The Expendables 3.” I refer, of course, to the work of the lawyers and agents who structured the deals and, even more, of the production people who...
  • Badass Grandpas: 'The Expendables 3′ and 12 More Seasoned Stars

    When Bette Davis coined the phrase "Old age is no place for sissies," she may as well have been describing the plot of "The Expendables 3." Written by and starring Sylvester Stallone, the ensemble film features a cast of mature action vets who aren't...
  • Things go boom in 'The Expendables 3' to ho-hum effect

    Things go boom in 'The Expendables 3' to ho-hum effect
    They may be expendable, but there sure are a lot of them. A total of 17 actors, starting with series instigator and star Sylvester Stallone, get their names above the title on "The Expendables 3," playing returning members of this venerable mob of...
  • 'The Expendables 3': Action franchise is over the hill, reviews say

    'The Expendables 3': Action franchise is over the hill, reviews say
    Fine wine or a favorite pair of blue jeans may get better with age, but the same can't be said for '80s and '90s action heroes — at least not according to reviews of "The Expendables 3," the latest installment of Sylvester Stallone and company's...
  • 'Bad Boys 3': 'It's real,' says Martin Lawrence

    "Bad Boys 3" just got real. Maybe. Martin Lawrence said progress is being made on a third installment of the shoot-'em-up action-comedy franchise starring him and Will Smith as a pair of loose-cannon Miami cops. "I just talked to [producer] Jerry...
  • Film Review: 'Horse Money'

    The restless spirits of Portugal's post-colonial underclass stumble dazedly though the wilds of "Horse Money," the latest -- and in some respects the most striking -- of director Pedro Costa's hallucinatory bulletins from the Lisbon slum known as...
  • Big start and strong finish redeem 'Expendables'

    "The Expendables 3" proves that when it comes to summer action movies, first and last impressions really matter. Both the explosive opening and the massive battle scene that caps the film offer some of the best full throttle fun of this summer's...
  • Film Review: 'The November Man'

    The old saying about knowing the notes but not the song could hardly find a more fitting filmic representation than "The November Man," which runs through spy-movie cliches with such dogged obligation that it often plays like a YouTube compilation of...
  • 'The November Man' Review: Pierce Brosnan's Aging Spy Can't Save This Double-0 Dud

    By Alonso Duralde LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) - For its first third or so, "The November Man" is a perfectly serviceable spy thriller, a sort of take-your-dad alternative to "The Hundred-Foot Journey," a take-your-mom movie if ever there was one. Both...
  • 'Expendables 3' just plain expendable

    There are three elements that could make a cartoon of an action film like "The Expendables 3" work: some cool, kinetic action slam-o-rama; witty one-liners; and a really good bad guy. Well, "Ex3" gets one of them right sort of. Mel Gibson brings the...
  • ‘Divergent’ Blu-ray: Theo James on Four’s brand of good-guy heroism

     
    The spring blockbuster “Divergent” arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this week, bringing the first movie installment based on Veronica Roth's […]...