Manly Movies

Michelle Rodriguez

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Resident Evil: Retribution (2012)

Resident Evil: Retribution    14 Sep 2012

R 95 minReleased

IMDB: 5.4/10 125 votes

Malaria. Ebola. Gang rape. These are the experiences I’d rather endure than be subjected to another bout of this slurry. But you know, as a fan of the old games and, y’know, zombie movies in general, my ire is no longer directed at Paul W.S. Anderson. Because to hate Paul Anderson would be like hating a 13 year old dog that can’t help pissing itself. When AICN once called him out on his Resident ...

Furious 7 (2015)

Furious 7 (2015)

Furious 7    03 Apr 2015

PG-13 137 minReleased

IMDB: 7.2/10 335 votes

I reckon Walter Hill put it best, when he said that action sequences must be at least somewhat realistic, in order for them to be effective as entertainment. When a movie like Furious 7 flagrantly doesn’t bother with any sort of plot, we’re at the mercy of its action sequences to entertain us. And the action sequences in Furious 7 for the most part, are just at a toe-curling level of shittiness. Which is a pity, because ...

Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

Fast & Furious 6 (2013)

Fast & Furious 6    24 May 2013

PG-13 130 minReleased

IMDB: 7.1/10 344 votes

The word empathy is derided from the Greek word empatheia, which literally translated means passion. To empathise with something, thus feel passionately about it, you must identify with it on a personal level. And I cannot empathise with shark jumping, I don’t care if it is well directed shark jumping. Flying tanks, WMD and badly written espionage, what has become of this series? I blogged about this a while back, when things get too stupid, they ...