300: Rise of an Empire: Hit or Miss?

In case you don’t know, March sees the release of the belated sequel to 300. The story this time is as follows: After its victory over Leonidas’ 300, the Persian Army under the command of Xerxes marches towards the ...
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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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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 Expendables 3: Hit or Miss?

But Eoin, surely this is a guaranteed box office hit?!?! Well, let’s just sit back and analyze it first. You all know this is my most anticipated movie of the year and will no doubt end up being my favourite of 2014, but will...
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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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Edge of Tomorrow: Hit or Miss?

Tom Cruise’s new sci-fi actioner Edge of Tomorrow looks rather awesome and I can’t wait to check it out. The action looks incredible and Emily Blunt is just gorgeous too. Whatever your feelings may be about Tom Cruise in re...
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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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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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I, Frankenstein: Hit or Miss?

In case you haven’t seen the trailer or (rather cool) posters for the movie, the plot for I, Frankenstein is as follows: Frankenstein’s monster Adam (Aaron Eckhart) gets swept up in a long-running battle between pow...
by Eoin Friel