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Franchise Weekend - The Mechanic (2011)

Director: Simon West

Writer: Richard Wenk, Lewis John Carlino (Screenplay) Lewis John Carlino (Story)

Starring: Jason Statham, Ben Foster, Tony Goldwyn, Donald Sutherland, Jeff Chase, Mini Anden, James Logan… 517 more words


Bringing a New British Action Hero: An Interview with "Stratton" Director Simon West

He’s directed hit action films, such as Con Air, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, and The Expendables 2. He’s worked with some of the top talents of Hollywood. 1,575 more words


Korea's Gang Dong-won to Star in Simon West’s ‘Tsunami LA’

Top Korean actor, Gang Dong-won will star in “Tsunami LA,” a disaster action movie to be directed by Simon West (“Tomb Raider,” “Con Air”).

The film, featuring a massive tidal wave that hits Los Angeles, is to be produced on a budget of $55 million through Hannibal Classics and Foresight Unlimited. 344 more words


Movie Reviews 101 Midnight Horror - When a Stranger Calls (2006)

Director: Simon West

Writer: Jake Wade Wall (Screenplay) Steve Feke, Fred Walton (Original Screenplay)

Starring: Camilla Belle, Tommy Flanagan, Katie Cassidy, Tessa Thmpson, Brian Geraghty, Cark Gregg… 508 more words


Wild Card (2015)

This is a particularly nasty addition to the Jason Statham action filmography. As ex-special services goon Nick Hunt he provides security for people in that city of hopeless dreams, Las Vegas. 341 more words

Film Reviews

The Mechanic (2011, dir. Simon West)

A professional assassin mentors a young man while seeking revenge for a betrayal. Okay remake of the 1972 Charles Bronson original, with plenty of generally well-orchestrated action to hurry the plot along. 6 more words

Eamonn's Reviews


Stratton feels like being stuck in gridlock, listening to someone read out a scientific dictionary

Stratton is the kind of film that simply does not know how to move along a plot. 236 more words