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The Expendables 2 Review
The Expendables 2 Review
The Expendables 2 Review

The Expendables 2 Review

  With a crash bang and a fair few wallops, Expendables 2 explodes onto screens with the ret...
 
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Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis
Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis
Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis

Filmwerk Podcast #24 Retrospective: Willis

The action just won’t stop here. As part of our action hero retrospective s...
 

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Comic Book Movies 101: Sin City
Comic Book Movies 101: Sin City
Comic Book Movies 101: Sin City

Comic Book Movies 101: Sin City

So Sin City gets to fall into a couple of our retrospective categories. The Comic Book Movi...
 
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Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard 4.0
Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard 4.0
Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard 4.0

Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard 4.0

From the outset I need to make it clear to you, dear reader, that if you have come here looking for an unbias...
 

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Action Heroes - Willis: Hostage
Action Heroes - Willis: Hostage
Action Heroes - Willis: Hostage

Action Heroes – Willis: Hostage

Hostage is a rare action thriller in that, unlike most Hollywood action films, this has a sen...
 
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Action Heroes – Willis: Unbreakable
Action Heroes – Willis: Unbreakable
Action Heroes – Willis: Unbreakable

Action Heroes – Willis: Unbreakable

Unbreakable marks the second pairing of M Knight Shyamalan and Bruce Willis. Wi...
 

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Action Heroes – Willis: Tears Of The Sun
Action Heroes – Willis: Tears Of The Sun
Action Heroes – Willis: Tears Of The Sun

Action Heroes – Willis: Tears Of The Sun

Dreading the absolute worst, I have to watch Tears of the Sun for the firs...
 
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Action Heroes – Willis: The Sixth Sense
Action Heroes – Willis: The Sixth Sense
Action Heroes – Willis: The Sixth Sense

Action Heroes – Willis: The Sixth Sense

I’ll never forgive Daisy Donovan for announcing ‘Bruce Willis is a ghost!’ ...
 

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Action Heroes - Willis: Armageddon
Action Heroes - Willis: Armageddon
Action Heroes - Willis: Armageddon

Action Heroes – Willis: Armageddon

I won’t shy away from the fact that I’m not a big Michael Bay fan. I tend to agree w...
 
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Action Heroes - Willis: The Jackal
Action Heroes - Willis: The Jackal
Action Heroes - Willis: The Jackal

Action Heroes – Willis: The Jackal

Frederick Forsyth wrote a classic tale of international intrigue called Day of the Jackal....
 

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Action Heroes - Willis: The Fifth Element
Action Heroes - Willis: The Fifth Element
Action Heroes - Willis: The Fifth Element

Action Heroes – Willis: The Fifth Element

Luc Besson’s wonderfully exuberant, joyous and unashamedly over the top 1997 ...
 
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Action Heroes - Willis: Last Man Standing
Action Heroes - Willis: Last Man Standing
Action Heroes - Willis: Last Man Standing

Action Heroes – Willis: Last Man Standing

Loner arrives in town run by two guys with an affluent sheriff sitting in between t...
 

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Action Heroes – Willis: 12 Monkeys
Action Heroes – Willis: 12 Monkeys
Action Heroes – Willis: 12 Monkeys

Action Heroes – Willis: 12 Monkeys

Bonus review: Willis was at his most experimental here in Terry Gilliam’s sci-fi time trav...
 
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Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard With A Vengeance
Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard With A Vengeance
Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard With A Vengeance

Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard With A Vengeance

Bruce Willis returns as ultra-hardass blue collar cop John McClan...
 

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Action Heroes – Willis: Striking Distance
Action Heroes – Willis: Striking Distance
Action Heroes – Willis: Striking Distance

Action Heroes – Willis: Striking Distance

Brucie had a bit of an uneven time in the early to mid 90s. But for me being in my ...
 
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Action Heroes – Willis: Hudson Hawk
Action Heroes – Willis: Hudson Hawk
Action Heroes – Willis: Hudson Hawk

Action Heroes – Willis: Hudson Hawk

BONUS REVIEW: For our first brucie bonus, we take a peek at Hudson Hawk. Quite why this o...
 

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Action Heroes - Willis: Color Of Night
Action Heroes - Willis: Color Of Night
Action Heroes - Willis: Color Of Night

Action Heroes – Willis: Color Of Night

  Of all the retrospectives I have done for Filmwerk over the last few months, Color O...
 
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Action Heroes - Willis: The Last Boy Scout
Action Heroes - Willis: The Last Boy Scout
Action Heroes - Willis: The Last Boy Scout

Action Heroes – Willis: The Last Boy Scout

In a parallel universe, Damon Wayans is a massive star. He merely has to smile and...
 

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Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard 2: Die Harder
Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard 2: Die Harder
Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard 2: Die Harder

Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard 2: Die Harder

So over-thrilled when I heard there was a Die Hard 2 on its way! And ...
 
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Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard
Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard
Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard

Action Heroes – Willis: Die Hard

Now I will admit to several things in this Action hero retrospective. Van Damme is...
 

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Comic Book Movies 101: Red
Comic Book Movies 101: Red
Comic Book Movies 101: Red

Comic Book Movies 101: Red

A bit hard to look back on RED retrospectively – seeing that it came out LAST YEAR! But screw it...
 
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Comic Book Movies 101: Surrogates
Comic Book Movies 101: Surrogates
Comic Book Movies 101: Surrogates

Comic Book Movies 101: Surrogates

Now when I first saw Surrogates I compared it very much to the Arnold Schwarzenegger film...