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REVIEW: The Gauntlet (1977)

Hard but average cop Ben Shockley (Clint Eastwood) is assigned to escort Gus Mally (Sondra Locke) a witness in custody from Las Vegas to Phoenix, but a lot of people are literally betting that they won’t make the trip and everyone seems as if they’re out to get them. 218 more words



Attempting a remake of any great film is always a questionable endeavor. I can remember seeing Erik Skjoldbjærg’s terrific Norwegian psychological thriller Insomnia at the theater on my college campus back in 1998 and thinking that an American remake would be rather pointless. 310 more words

Film Review

Bad Boys review

Director Michael Bay comes fast out of the blocks with the crime comedy Bad Boys, a film that for all intents and purposes inspired modern buddy cop films, as two enthusiastic detectives protect a murder witness and investigate another case, the film stars Will Smith, Martin Lawrence, Lisa Boyle. 426 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