Category Archives: action

Man of Steel (2013)

My Rating : 4/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “Christopher Nolan is no less than a magical storyteller, he proves here that Superman can be retold, again and again.”

From Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures comes “Man of Steel,” starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, under the direction of Zack Snyder (“300,””Watchmen”). The film also stars three-time Oscar® nominee Amy Adams as Daily Planet journalist Lois Lane, and Oscar® nominee Laurence Fishburne as her editor-in-chief, Perry White.

Starring as Clark Kent’s adoptive parents, Martha and Jonathan Kent, are Oscar® nominee Diane Lane and Academy Award® winner Kevin Costner. Squaring off against the superhero are two other surviving Kryptonians, the villainous General Zod, played by Oscar® nominee Michael Shannon, and Faora, Zod’s evil partner, played by Antje Traue.

Also from Superman’s native Krypton are Lara Lor-Van, Superman’s mother, played by Ayelet Zurer, and Superman’s father, Jor-El, portrayed by Academy Award® winner Russell Crowe.

 

 

2 Guns (2013)

My Rating : 3.5/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “You have 2 remarkable actors in one deadly city, the next thing you would expect is a brilliant story.”

A DEA agent and a naval intelligence officer find themselves on the run after a botched attempt to infiltrate a drug cartel. While fleeing, they learn the secret of their shaky alliance: Neither knew that the other was an undercover agent.

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Parker (2013)

My Rating : 2/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “Statham is amazing, but recently his out-of-league movies haven’t worked quite yet. He’s the best ever in Transporter and Expendables!”

Set amidst the unparalleled wealth and glamor of Palm Beach, Jason Statham and Jennifer Lopez team up to get their cut in the crime thriller PARKER based on the series of bestselling novels by Donald E. Westlake.

Parker

The film is directed by Academy Award (R) nominee Taylor Hackford (Ray) and also stars Michael Chiklis, Wendell Pierce (HBO’s The Wire) and Academy Award nominee Nick Nolte.

Looper (2012)

My Rating : 4/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “A brilliantly breathtaking script, amazing cast and masterful action. The climax could have been different though.”

In the futuristic action thriller Looper, time travel will be invented – but it will be illegal and only available on the black market.

Looper

When the mob wants to get rid of someone, they will send their target 30 years into the past, where a “looper” – a hired gun, like Joe (Joseph Gordon-Levitt) – is waiting to mop up.

Looper

Joe is getting rich and life is good… until the day the mob decides to “close the loop,” sending back Joe’s future self (Bruce Willis) for assassination.

Welcome to the Punch (2013)

My Rating : 2.5/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “Some cools stunts are in stock, but not a must watch though.”

Former criminal Jacob Sternwood is forced to return to London from his Icelandic hideaway when his son is involved in a heist gone wrong.

Welcome to the Punch

This gives detective Max Lewinsky one last chance to catch the man he has always been after. As they face off, they start to uncover a deeper conspiracy they both need to solve in order to survive.

Django Unchained (2012)

My Rating : 5/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “A perfect story for a huge star cast – Waltz, Caprio, Foxx, Kerry and Jackson. Now this is a Royal Retro Flick!”

Set in the South two years before the Civil War, Django Unchained stars Jamie Foxx as Django, a slave whose brutal history with his former owners lands him face-to-face with German-born bounty hunter Dr. King Schultz (Christoph Waltz).

Django Unchained

Schultz is on the trail of the murderous Brittle brothers, and only Django can lead him to his bounty. Honing vital hunting skills, Django remains focused on one goal: finding and rescuing Broomhilda (Kerry Washington), the wife he lost to the slave trade longago.

Django Unchained

Django and Schultz’s search ultimately leads them to Calvin Candie (Leonardo DiCaprio), the proprietor of “Candyland,” an infamous plantation. Exploring the compound under false pretenses, Django and Schultz arouse the suspicion of Stephen (Samuel L. Jackson), Candie’s trusted house slave.

The Last Stand (2013)

My Rating : 4/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “An Arnold movie after ages. This is something we will miss for a long time. Awesome!!”

After leaving his LAPD narcotics post following a bungled operation that left him wracked with remorse and regret, Sheriff Ray Owens (Schwarzenegger) moved out of Los Angeles and settled into a life fighting what little crime takes place in sleepy border town Sommerton Junction.

The Last Stand

But that peaceful existence is shattered when Gabriel Cortez (Eduardo Noriega), the most notorious, wanted drug kingpin in the western hemisphere, makes a deadly yet spectacular escape from an FBI prisoner convoy.

Jack Reacher (2012)

My Rating : 4/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “A smooth action thriller where Tom Cruise sports a charismatic performance.”

Six shots. Five dead. One heartland city thrown into a state of terror. But within hours the cops have it solved: a slam-dunk case. Except for one thing. The accused man says: You got the wrong guy. Then he says: Get Reacher for me. And sure enough, ex-military investigator Jack Reacher is coming.

Jack Reacher

He knows this shooter-a trained military sniper who never should have missed a shot. Reacher is certain something is not right-and soon the slam-dunk case explodes. Now Reacher is teamed with a beautiful young defense lawyer, moving closer to the unseen enemy who is pulling the strings.

Jack Reacher

Reacher knows that no two opponents are created equal. This one has come to the heartland from his own kind of hell. And Reacher knows that the only way to take him down is to match his ruthlessness and cunning-and then beat him shot for shot.

Stand Up Guys (2013)

My Rating : 3.5/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “3 big old actors performing on one big screen is truly a feast to the mind and soul!!”

Val (Al Pacino) is released from prison after serving twenty-eight years for refusing to give up one of his close criminal associates. His best friend Doc (Christopher Walken) is there to pick him up, and the two soon re-team with another old pal, Hirsch (Alan Arkin).

Stand Up Guys

Their bond is as strong as ever, and the three reflect on freedom lost and gained, loyalties ebbed and flowed, and days of glory gone by. But one of the friends is keeping a dangerous secret- he’s been put in an impossible quandary by a former mob boss, and his time to find an acceptable alternative is running out.

Stand Up Guys

As the sun rises on the guys’ legendary reunion, their position becomes more and more desperate and they finally confront their past once and for all.

The Three Musketeers (2011)

My Rating : 2.5/5 STARS
MovieStudio Quote >> “The animations and special effects were not up to the mark, but Christopher Waltz rocks as always!”

The hot-headed young D’Artagnan (Logan Lerman) joins forces with three rogue Musketeers (Matthew MacFadyen, Luke Evans and Ray Stevenson) in this reboot of Alexandre Dumas’ story.

The Three Musketeers

They must stop the evil Richlieu (Christoph Waltz) and face off with Buckingham (Orlando Bloom) and the treacherous Milady (Milla Jovovich). The action adventure is given a state of the art update in 3-D.

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