Posts Tagged ‘action’
 

 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Act of Valor”

      ACT OF VALOR:  Watch It At Home –  Fast Forward When They’re Not Shooting   If there were a genuine national military crisis, and a small group of expert soldiers were needed to protect t...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Transformers: Dark of the Moon”

  TRANSFORMERS:  DARK OF THE MOON – Worth A Ticket – But Only If You Insist On Seeing It This is what gives ulcers to control freak movie directors:  despite Michael Bay’s well-publicized orders to thea...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Contraband”

      CONTRABAND:  Worth A Ticket – Working-Class Thriller   CONTRABAND is a B movie, but oddly enough, that’s one thing in short supply these days.  Action movies in modern Hollywood usually c...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Gangster Squad”

  GANGSTER SQUAD – Watch It At Home – Snappy, Violent and Completely Vacuous Watching the new GANGSTER SQUAD is a bit like checking into one of those giant Vegas theme park hotels and expecting to find yourself...
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Nikita”

  NIKITA:  Friday 9PM on CW WHERE WE WERE:  Vanquishing Division.  Percy is finally, truly dead, Amanda is gone, and Nikita (Maggie Q) and her cohorts–lover and now fiance Michael (Shane West), protege Alex (Lynds...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “The Bourne Legacy”

  THE BOURNE LEGACY:  Watch It At Home – Not Up To the Real Bournes THE BOURNE LEGACY has been concocted with a combination of ingenuity and desperation.  It exists because Universal–a studio dangerously ligh...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY FILM REVIEW: “The Purge”

  THE PURGE:  Watch It At Home – Dopey, Violent Allegory Nevertheless Packs a Punch THE PURGE is heavy-handed, borderline reprehensible nonsense–but that’s not to say it doesn’t work.  James DeMon...
by Mitch Salem
 

 
 

THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Covert Affairs”

  COVERT AFFAIRS:  Tuesday 10PM on USA   WHERE WE WERE:  At the CIA, where Annie Walker (Piper Perabo), the young, beautiful languages expert who supposedly works for the Smithsonian, is actually an agent.  (She me...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Safe House”





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THE SKED’S PILOT + 1 REVIEW: “Charlie’s Angels”

> A lot can happen between the creation of a TV pilot in the spring and production of episodes for the regular season:  a writing/producing team is hired, audience focus groups weigh in, networks and studios (which may hav...
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THE SKED SEASON PREMIERE REVIEW: “Fringe”

  FRINGE:  Friday 9PM on FOX WHERE WE WERE:  The present, or at least a version of it where our Earth exists in multiple parallel near-duplicate dimensions, and “Observers” from the future make sure everythin...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Act of Valor”



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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY RETROSPECTIVE REVIEW: Christopher Nolan’s “Batman Begins”

  To say BATMAN BEGINS successfully rebooted the Warners franchise is accurate, but incomplete.  Christopher Nolan’s film, from the script he wrote with David S. Goyer, is a complete rethinking of the very concept o...
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THE SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Gone”

      GONE:  Not Even For Free – Gone?  Not Soon Enough   When was the last time you saw a non-ironic, non-parody movie where someone was sneaking around in a room belonging to a possible villain, se...
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SHOWBUZZDAILY REVIEW: “Chronicle”





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