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Cobra (1986)

Aaah, the 80s action film genre. The 80s were a decade full of ridiculous testosterone-driven action films without much of a plot and with ridiculously high body counts. 456 more words


Night Falls on Manhattan, Dir: Sidney Lumet, 113min, 1996

So I’m doing my best to maintain the momentum I began, but I’ve definitely reached a bit of a hump.  I’ve started a number of pieces that so far have gone unfinished, I’ve missed a day, and I’m doing every thing I can just to feel like I have any business writing on this subject.   422 more words


Non-Review Review: Deliver Us From Evil

Deliver Us From Evil is a film where ambition seems to outpace ability. A wonderfully surreal blend of cop action movie with exorcism horror, the movie manages to score a few clever juxtapositions – even if it never seems to decide whether it’s gloweringly serious or wryly ironic. 1,370 more words


REVIEW: Ride Along

Fast-talking security guard Ben (Kevin Hart) joins his cop brother-in-law James (Ice Cube) on a 24-hour patrol of Atlanta in order to prove himself worthy of marrying Angela, James’ sister. 251 more words


Bad Guys in Beverly Hills Have the Worst Aim

Beverly Hills Cop is essentially a tale of two cities. Director Martin Brest throws Detroit Detective Axel Foley (Eddie Murphy) into cushy Beverly Hills, and in turn pits the culture of the two cities against each other. 521 more words


You're Gonna Be A Bad Motherfucker

With the remake coming out next year, I figured it was about time to see the original RoboCop (1987). It did not disappoint, and it was actually more than I anticipated it to be. 441 more words


End of Watch Review

*Beware of Spoilers

Initial Thoughts

This was a movie that was getting a lot of great reviews so had to check it out myself. I like cop movies and Jake Gyllenhaal is a good actor so I expected it to be a good film. 339 more words