Atomic Blonde: Hit or Miss?

There are only a handful of action movies coming out for the rest of this year that have my attention but the one which I am most intrigued by is the upcoming Charlize Theron movie Atomic Blonde from John Wick director David Leitch. It tells the story of Her Majesty’s Secret Intelligence Service Agent Lorraine Broughton ..

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The Mummy (2017): Hit or Miss?

Tom Cruise returns this summer in Universal’s reboot of The Mummy; it also stars Russell Crowe and is meant to be the start of a shared universe with other classic monster movie characters like Van Helsing, The Creature from the Black Lagoon and more that are currently in the works. The big question is will ..

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Assassin’s Creed: Hit or Miss?

PLOT: Through a revolutionary technology that unlocks his genetic memories, Callum Lynch (Michael Fassbender) experiences the adventures of his ancestor, Aguilar, in 15th Century Spain. Callum discovers he is descended from a mysterious secret society, the Assassins, and amasses incredible knowledge and skills to take on the oppressive and powerful Templar organization in the present ..

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Deadpool: Hit or Miss?

I’ve been looking forward to seeing Deadpool on the big screen ever since the “leaked” footage came online last year. It’s the role Ryan Reynolds was born to play and the clips and trailers so far have been spot on. The marketing has been hilarious and just fits the character of Deadpool perfectly. I love ..

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Hit or Miss: London Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen was one of my favourite action movies of the past few years; it was a massively entertaining throwback to the Die Hard-style actioners of yore with plenty of hard R violence thrown in for good measure. Gerard Butler made for a convincing badass and had some decent one liners too. He was ..

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Hitman: Agent 47: Hit or Miss?

Hitman: Agent 47 hits theatres soon (August 27th) but I’m not exactly hearing much about it; aside from the odd trailer it doesn’t seem to be generating much buzz. The previous Hitman movie starring Timothy Olyphant was widely derided by fans of the original videogame and wasn’t a huge box office hit so it will ..

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Mad Max: Fury Road: Hit or Miss?

It’s been a long and troubled journey for Max Rokatansky to return to our screens but very soon we shall finally see him once again, this time in the guise of Tom Hardy in Mad Max: Fury Road. Interestingly enough, in a recent article in Empire Magazine director George Miller discusses replacing Mel Gibson in ..

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Jupiter Ascending: Hit or Miss?

Plot: “From the streets of Chicago to the far-flung galaxies whirling through space, Jupiter Ascending tells the story of Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis), who was born under a night sky, with signs predicting she was destined for great things. Now grown, Jupiter dreams of the stars but wakes up to the cold reality of a job ..

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San Andreas: Hit or Miss?

Dwayne Johnson is known as “Franchise Viagra” because he can raise up any move that’s an ensemble piece; he hasn’t had quite as much luck in movies by himself though with very few making a huge profit in the States. His recent movie Hercules made $72,688,614 domestically on a budget of $100 million so it’s ..

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Taken 3: Hit or Miss?

When Taken came out in 2009, it appeared out of nowhere and was the sleeper hit of the year. It made $226,830,568 worldwide so we all knew the word “sequel” was inevitable. In 2012 said sequel appeared and despite a lukewarm reception from critics and fans, it still made $376,141,306 worldwide; surpassing the original movie ..

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