Jai Courtney

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Aug 3 2016

Suicide Squad

A film critic’s task is to rate a movie on its strengths and weaknesses. Of course, when it comes to comic book adaptations, knowing the source material can add to the experience, but it can also color the experience for better or worse. Let’s get this out of the way: I know nothing about DC […]
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Jun 30 2015

Terminator Genisys

“Terminator Genisys” follows an alternate timeline in which an aging terminator called “Pops” (Arnold Schwarzenegger) tries to smile a lot, and the primary villain is the iconic resistance leader John Connor (Jason Clarke) who has been retooled by the machines as some sort of unstoppable human/robot hybrid to go back in time and — well, make […]
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Jun 30 2015

Terminator Genisys – Eddie’s Review

“I don’t know why I’m remembering a life I never lived, but I know that it’s real.” With those words, Kyle Reese (Jai Courtney) sums up and tries to excuse Terminator Genisys and the problematic mess that it is. No matter if James Cameron, writer and director of the seminal 1984 film that started a […]
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Mar 23 2014

Divergent

The first chapter in the newest pre-planned trilogy based on a series of young adult action/fantasy novels, “Divergent” has the advantage – or disadvantage, depending on how you look at it – of filling the void between “Hunger Games” movies, with an ostensible aim to capture an audience that just can’t wait until November to […]
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Jan 24 2014

I, Frankenstein

A monumental waste of time (if the trailer was somehow not sufficient enough warning), “I, Frankenstein” is a bungled attempt to incorporate Mary Shelley’s monstrous creation into a yarn involving a centuries-old battle between gargoyles and demons, most of the time abandoning the very mythos that would have made the film marginally interesting in the […]
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Feb 14 2013

A Good Day To Die Hard

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on February 14, 2013.) In 1979, author Roderick Thorp released a novel titled Nothing Lasts Forever, a story about ex-NYPD detective Joe Leland visiting his daughter in her high-rise office building during her Christmas party. The party is interrupted by terrorists with a heavy political agenda, and […]
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