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Mar 8 2013

Dead Man Down

(This review was originally published on March 8, 2013 at Reel Film News) In the short time I’ve had to ruminate on the pros and cons of “Dead Man Down”, which is the American feature debut of director Niels Arden Oplev (who made the Swedish version of “The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo”), I’ve grown […]
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Feb 1 2013

Bullet to the Head

(This review was originally published on February 1, 2013 at Reel Film News) Sylvester Stallone plays disgruntled hitman Jimmy ‘Bobo’ Bonomo in “Bullet to the Head”, a pseudo-noir action flick that is really hard to take seriously. Director Walter Hill’s attempt at gritty realism is hindered by the central relationship of the story, which begins […]
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