Dominic Purcell

Sep 23 2011

Killer Elite

(This review was originally published on September 23, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) “Killing is easy. Living with it is the hard part,” says Danny Bryce, Jason Statham’s character in “Killer Elite”. Though this nugget of wisdom is not imparted until well into the second half of the film, it’s a pretty good meter of […]
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Sep 16 2011

Straw Dogs (2011)

(This review was originally published on September 16, 2011 at The Rogers Revue) A Straw Dog – highly regarded, but when no longer need, discarded. In 1971, Sam Peckinpah’s psychological thriller “Straw Dogs” created a ripple in a generation of filmgoers  with  its  unprecedented depiction  of  human brutality. Censors struggled with an appropriate rating in England […]
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