The Expendables 3 (2014)

The Expendables 3 (2014)

Expectations are usually set in concrete by the time the third entry of a franchise is reached, and The Expendables 3 is no exception. You know you’re in for a lot of action, cheesy one-liners, and the kind of plot that can be hung from a clothesline. On that level, … Continue reading

20 Years Later: True Lies (1994)

True Lies (1994)

20 Years Ago It pretty much goes without saying that True Lies encompasses just about everything a thirteen-year-old boy could want in a movie. It has a sense of humor, lots of cartoonishly over-the-top action scenes, and even a racy striptease because, well, it just feels like it. I knew … Continue reading

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991) – “It’s Over (‘Goodbye’)” By Brad Fiedel

Terminator 2: Judgment Day (1991)

Terminator 2: Judgment Day was my very first R-rated film. I remember, as a 10-year-old, watching it at a friend’s house. My Mom was none too pleased to find out I had seen such a violent film. For me, it was like Christmas. Even without fully understanding the finer details of … Continue reading

Sabotage (2014)

Sabotage (2014)

You know fun? Think the exact opposite of that and you’ll be in the right mindset for Sabotage, an exceedingly dreary and uninteresting revenge/whodunit that easily ranks as one of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s worst films. Stripped of his larger-than-life persona and forced to play a grieving widower and leader of a … Continue reading

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines (2003)

Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines

The Terminator said he’d be back! I do not know how many people thought it would take twelve years, however. Terminator 3: Rise Of The Machines is a shockingly successful sequel to two films that set the standard for modern science-fiction, each in their own way. T3 is minus mastermind … Continue reading