director: Simon West

The Expendables 2

August 17, 2012
"The Expendables 2" features a lot of stars: Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Norris, Statham, Lundgren, and more. And it features some lines which viewers of their movies will recognize. For example, in one scene Schwarzenegger shows up just in time to help his friends who are in a jam and, crashing [...]

The Mechanic

January 28, 2011
Arthur Bishop (Jason Statham) basically plays a killing machine, a contract assassin who can kill people without remorse or blinking. The film's story focuses on what happens when he is assigned to kill the man who taught him everything he knows, in other words his former mentor. Yet despite the [...]

When A Stranger Calls (2006)

February 3, 2006
Suspense is the name of the game in this tense film about every babysitter's worst nightmare. Unfortunately, while the topic is scary so is the acting. The characters are transparently written and the music is overdone. There is one scene of a caring father and daughter moment where they discuss [...]

Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

June 15, 2001

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

Unlike the video game, there are deadly moments where the pacing lags and the story becomes convoluted, but then the action kicks in. Adults who enjoyed the "Indiana Jones" films and the first two "Batman" installments may find the MTV-styled production values, with its quick and constant editing [...]

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