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...
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Exodus Gods and Kings: Hit or Miss?

Plot: The defiant leader Moses rises up against the Egyptian Pharaoh Ramses, setting 600,000 slaves on a monumental journey of escape from Egypt and its terrifying cycle of deadly plagues. Any time I‘ve turned on the TV recen...
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Mechanic: Resurrection: Hit or Miss?

The 2011 Jason Statham movie The Mechanic was an OK remake of the Charles Bronson movie of the same name. Statham was on fine badass form and Ben Foster was suitably creepy as always; the film hardly set the world on fire thoug...
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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 lukewar...
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Hercules: Hit or Miss?

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the biggest action stars on the planet these days and he has (almost) earned the nickname “Franchise Viagra”. He’s one of the hardest working men in the industry and last year he wa...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

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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Terminator Genesis: Hit or Miss?

It’s very early in the game to come up with a definitive answer as we know so little of the plot to the new Terminator movie or more importantly how big Arnold Schwarzenegger’s role will be. It’s pretty clear ...
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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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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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Guardians of the Galaxy: Hit or Miss?

Guardians of the Galaxy is a risky venture for Marvel; will it hit or miss?
by Eoin Friel