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Top Three: Awesome Fight Scenes

Concluding our two-part special on cinematic combat! Drawing from their experience as film lovers and martial artists, Samuel and Dimitri each list

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Top Three: Awful Fight Scenes

Introducing a new co-host: Samuel Morin! In the first episode of a two-part series on cinematic combat, Samuel and Dimitri discuss

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Don’t F with the Original: The Raid Redemption

It turns out a hundred minutes of non-stop ass-kicking can be a pain in the butt! To commemorate the release of Gareth Evans’ The Raid 2: Berandal (2014), Nick and Dimitri review

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Here Comes the Boom (2012)

Remember that awesome subplot in Gavin O’Connor’s Warrior (2011) wherein a high school teacher tries to make ends meet by entering the UFC, and…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 1.5

The Raid: Redemption (2012)

With The Raid: Redemption (also known as just The Raid or Serbuan Maut), writer-director Gareth Evans has distilled the action thriller to its bare…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 3.5

Haywire (2012)

Ever noticed how quickly the words “Tarantino rip-off” come out whenever a filmmaker pays homage to B-level action thrillers from the seventies, has hardboiled…

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Posted in Movie Review Verdict: 4.0

The Karate Kid (2010)

As anyone who’s ever practiced martial arts knows, the original The Karate Kid (1984) wasn’t about karate. It was about an unlikely friendship between…

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