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...
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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...
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Point Break Remake: Doomed to Fail?

Very few of us can say we look forward to remakes and there’s usually a pretty good reason for it too. None of them have been particularly great and rarely live up to the originals. The interesting thing is, they don’t make...
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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 ...
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The Lone Ranger: Hit or Miss?

So next week Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer star in the new HUGE budget adaptation of the classic Lone Ranger. So far the trailers haven’t drawn me in; there is lots of loud action but the script looks pretty bad and the to...
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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 Le...
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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...
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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 wid...
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Sabotage: Hit or Miss?

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s big screen comeback hasn’t exactly been as spectacular as we would have liked… until now. His new actioner Sabotage, which is coming out in April and directed by David Ayer (End of Watch) finally h...
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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 m...
by Eoin Friel