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The Gunman – more like Snoreman

Quickie Review:

Terrier (Sean Penn) is an ex-mercenary hired to kill high-value targets. Several years after retirement, Terrier ends up becoming a target himself. He must revisit old friends and jobs to uncover the people responsible. 532 more words

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THE PLEDGE (1958) by Friedrich Dürrenmatt

This is a police procedural with a real difference. The story of an investigation that goes wrong, it tries to bring the reality of crime investigation (circa 1958) in a face-off with the conventions of the mystery genre. 1,337 more words

Tuesday's Overlooked Film

The Death of Irony, the Demise of Satire I

My New Years post, Top Ten Ways to Drive Traffic to your Speculative Fiction Blog, had twice the traffic of any I’ve written. It was a satirical piece that I wrote foremost for fun. 465 more words


Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Home Is Where The Cash Is!

We’re getting closer to big movie season and after a slow February, March is starting shake off the frost and produce some nice hits. 214 more words

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From the Vault: Tree of Life

Tree of Life (2011)

Starring: Brad Pitt, Jessica Chastain, Sean Penn

Directed by: Terrence Malick

There have been very few movies in my life that I could not finish. 142 more words


Film Review: "The Gunman" (2015) ★★★☆☆

It is always hard to write the kind of story where the action film syncs with intelligence.  Especially when that story, even remotely, touches upon politics. 441 more words

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The Gunman. Sean Penn's turn to have a particular set of skills. Are they worth seeing? Not really.....

Sean Penn is the latest in the line of older Hollywood men to play the revenge driven, ex special forces hard man who is trying to get vengeance having been jipped by a baddie. 529 more words