Jeffrey Dean Morgan

Dec 16 2016

Review: “Solace”

So this psychic hooks up with the FBI to catch a serial killer… oh, you’ve heard this one before? But wait, there’s more. “Solace” is almost a carbon copy of David Fincher’s “Se7en”. Except instead of killing people for their sins, this psycho is mercy-killing the terminally ill. But hold on, here’s the interesting part: […]
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Mar 14 2015

The Salvation

With a first-rate cast, director and cinematographer, it’s a wonder how “The Salvation” ended up looking like such a second-rate production. A lukewarm Western/revenge flick somewhat in the vein of “Unforgiven” but without the stirring emotional element, director Kristian Levring clearly understands how to set the mood of a good old-fashioned shoot-’em-up, but stumbles with […]
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Nov 21 2012

Red Dawn (2012)

(This review was originally published on November 21, 2012 at Reel Film News) A noticeable result of putting a career stuntman in the director’s chair is the minimal presence of CGI, as exemplified by “Act of Valor” earlier this year. This might be the only redeeming aspect of “Red Dawn”, which suffers from terrible dialogue, […]
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