MAKE AMERICA BAIT AGAIN! While visiting London, Fin and April (Ian Ziering, Tara Reid) are drawn into a struggle to save the world from sharknados breaking out everywhere – and their son is stuck inside one of them! Alright, it does have Fabio as the Pope. There’s also Margaret Cho yelling ”Eat me!” at a … Continue reading Sharknado 5: Global Swarming
LIGHTS. CAMERA. ABDUCTION. In 1951, Hollywood fixer Eddie Mannix (Josh Brolin) juggles a busy life, including trying to find out where the studio’s biggest star (George Clooney) has disappeared… The Coen brothers on familiar turf, with yet another kidnapping and a comedy set half a century ago. The biggest appeal here is how lovingly the … Continue reading Hail, Caesar!
NEW TEAM. NEW ATTITUDE. NEW MISSION. When the CIA learns that one of the original Expendables (Mel Gibson), who went rogue and was presumed dead, has resurfaced, Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) assembles a new team to capture him. The first film in the series to get a PG-13 rating, which to the disappointment of many … Continue reading The Expendables 3
GET READY FOR THE NEXT WORLD WAR. Apollo Creed (Carl Weathers) wants a comeback in the ring and decides to fight an intimidating Soviet boxer (Dolph Lundgren); the disastrous consequences pulls Rocky (Sylvester Stallone) into the biggest bout of his life. It’s possible to view this third sequel, the most bankable of them all, as … Continue reading Rocky IV
BACK FOR WAR. Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) and his ace team of mercenaries try to retrieve a case from a safe that was onboard a plane that went down in Albania. In this sequel, where CGI blood spatter is as frequent as silly one-liners (Arnie even gets to serve up two variants of “I’ll be … Continue reading The Expendables 2
CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON. A group of highly skilled mercenaries led by Barney Ross (Sylvester Stallone) is hired to take out the dictator of a South American island nation… but they soon learn the full picture. Stallone gathered as many old-school action stars he could find (and approached many others who declined) for this adventure, a tongue-in-cheek … Continue reading The Expendables
A BATTLE FOUGHT IN THE STARS. NOW… COMES TO EARTH. On planet Eternia, the evil Skeletor (Frank Langella) wants to achieve limitless power but is fought by He-Man (Dolph Lundgren); now the battle reaches Earth. This adaptation of the action figure series has opening credits and music similar to Superman and a subsequent style borrowed … Continue reading Masters of the Universe
HAS JAMES BOND FINALLY MET HIS MATCH? James Bond (Roger Moore) realizes that an American industrialist (Christopher Walken) plans to destroy Silicon Valley in order to gain control of the world’s microchip market. Bond flick nr. 14 is fun to watch but it is also one of the series’ silliest. Tanya Roberts is hopeless as the … Continue reading A View to a Kill