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Before We Vanish by Matt Lynch Film

The Doorman | Ryûhei Kitamura

With direct-to-video/streaming action films now a bonafide cottage industry with their own tropes, star filmmakers and performers, and aesthetic trappings, the real mediocrities are becoming more and more prominent and are seemingly attracting a classier pedigree of talent. Hence, The Doorman. It stars Australian…

October 9, 2020
Blockbuster Beat by Steven Warner Film

3 From Hell | Rob Zombie

It’s hard to believe that rocker turned horror auteur Rob Zombie would become one of the most divisive filmmakers of the 21st century. His debut feature, 2003’s House of 1000 Corpses, was fetishistic in its re-creation of ’70s-era exploitation flicks, right down his use…

September 23, 2019
Blockbuster Beat by Matt Lynch Film

Angel Has Fallen | Ric Roman Waugh

After thwarting the terrorist takeovers of both Washington, D.C. in Olympus Has Fallen and in London, in — naturally — London Has Fallen, legendary Secret Service agent Mike Banning (Gerard Butler) returns. And if the title here is meant to make any sense whatsoever,…

August 22, 2019
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