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  • Last Action Hero (VHS Classics) 1

    Last Action Hero (VHS Classics)

    Last Action Hero is a movie that is saved by the nostalgia of mouth breathers. It’s one of those early 90s bombs that had a Burger King tie-in at the right time that allowed 7-10 year olds to think that they were watching major action cinema. What they got...
  • The Predator (2018) still appeals 4

    The Predator (2018) still appeals

    The Predator needed some love. What it got was brutal cuts, the removal of Edward James Olmos and a litany of missed opportunities. I’m not one to try and reappraise something that I felt strongly about on initial release, so I’ll leave that to the mainstream sites. For now,...
  • Top 25 of 2016: 22) The Nice Guys 7

    Top 25 of 2016: 22) The Nice Guys

    THE NICE GUYS REVIEWED “The Nice Guys” is why I love Shane Black. A cult movie nerd liking Shane Black is a dime a dozen anymore, but Black knows how to build movies. While many parts of this grand mystery are familiar to Black fans, there’s something about the...
  • NICE GUYS, THE 9

    NICE GUYS, THE

    THE NICE GUYS REVIEWED “The Nice Guys” is why I love Shane Black. A cult movie nerd liking Shane Black is a dime a dozen anymore, but Black knows how to build movies. While many parts of this grand mystery are familiar to Black fans, there’s something about the...
  • LAST ACTION HERO  11

    LAST ACTION HERO

      THE PLOT THUS FAR A young movie fan gets thrown into the movie world of his favorite action film character. WHAT WE THOUGHT “Last Action Hero” was one of those movies that I never gave a shot as a kid. I liked the AC/DC song, but I felt...