Tag: Heist

Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Escape Plan (2013)

A couple of years ago, when it was announced that Arnold Schwarzenegger would appear in Sylvester Stallone’s The Expendables (2010), I imagined something akin to…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.0

Now You See Me (2013)

The success of a heist movie is predicated on one notion: our longing to be the smartest person in the room. The thrill of a…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.5

Parker (2013)

It occurs to me that Jason Statham only stars in two kinds of movies, largely in equal measure: moronic B-grade action flicks like The Transporter…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Man on a Ledge (2012)

I often wonder why Sam Worthington keeps landing starring roles. Sure, he’s got chiseled abs, a perfect chin, and enough charisma to get noticed on…

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