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Patrick Hughes

Red Hill (2010)

Red Hill (2010)

Red Hill    05 Nov 2010

R 95 minReleased

6.4
IMDB: 6.4/10 769 votes

A completely badass Australian western, Red Hill further demonstrates that Aussie filmmakers are capable of producing top-tier films on low budgets that put large Hollywood productions to shame. It’s on the same level as other acclaimed Aussie gems like The Proposition and Animal Kingdom, with writer-director Patrick Hughes fashioning a hard-noised, suspenseful old-fashioned thriller that pays loving tribute to such old masters as John Carpenter and Sergio Leone, while also developing a unique identity of its own by using rural ...

The Expendables 3 (2014)

The Expendables 3 (2014)

The Expendables 3    15 Aug 2014

PG-13 126 minReleased

6.1
IMDB: 6.1/10 155 votes

Years from now people will look back at this slapstick and say, man, what a waste. Technically speaking, it’s the biggest assembly of action stars to ever appear in a movie. Go ahead and look over the others, even the first two movies, they don’t have the fire power on display here. This cast is unprecedented. And given their age and the fact that this is a once in a lifetime opportunity, it’ll never happen again. ...

The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)

The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)

The Hitman's Bodyguard    18 Aug 2017

R 118 minReleased

6.9
IMDB: 6.9/10 288 votes

I think everyone here can agree that 2014’s The Expendables 3 was a bust, considering it was highly anticipated by fans of the old 80’s – 90’s action guard… only to be let down by a two-hit KO by its weak “young blood” cast, and then further by its PG-13 rating which only hampered down the action sequences. We expected great things from the film, considering that a lot of the actors in there weren’t getting any younger, and their ...