Gina Carano

Feb 6 2016

Deadpool

If you don’t know what a teabag is—and I don’t mean the Earl Grey kind—then “Deadpool” might not be for you. Marvel gives itself a full reach-around in this gloriously profane comic book adaptation, which stars Ryan Reynolds as bottom-feeding mercenary Wade Wilson, and director Tim Miller wildly overcompensates for the watered-down version of the character we […]
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May 26 2013

Fast & Furious 6

This review does not contain spoilers from “Fast Five,” which I highly recommend you rent first. Also, please excuse me for any automobile-related puns. “Fast & Furious 6” requires your suspension of disbelief, not your analysis. It’s an exercise in sheer spectacle, bigger and badder than the last film. Sure, it’s everything a summer blockbuster […]
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Jan 22 2012

Haywire

(This review was originally published on January 22, 2012 at The Rogers Revue) It’s nice to see an action film that doesn’t complicate things just for the sake of looking smart. As much as I enjoyed most of the spy films from 2011, we saw almost every variation and mind-boggling complexity that the genre had […]
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