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Gutshot Straight (2014)

Gutshot Straight (2014)

Gutshot Straight    02 Dec 2014

R 85 minReleased

IMDB: 3.8/10 119 votes

This time, for this ‘Steven Seagal movie’, I was prepared. I was going to actually count the seconds that he appeared in the movie. After all, it’s being promoted as a Steven Seagal movie with Steven Seagal on the poster and ‘extended clips’ being released with Steven Seagal in them. Seagal appears at the start of the movie for around 50 seconds. Then, for the next 70 minutes, he does not appear again. In the ...

Ambushed (2013)

Ambushed (2013)

Ambushed    16 Oct 2013

R 96 minReleased

IMDB: 3.9/10 373 votes

Ambushed (in some regions called ‘Hard Rush’) is not a movie I was looking forward to. It seemed to have come from the same people responsible for a recent Dolph/Vinnie Jones movie, ‘Blood Of Redemption’. Now I rarely turn movies off, but I simply couldn’t suffer that movie for longer than 20 minutes or so. This looked to be more of the same, but this time I at least made it ’till the end. Does that ...

Escape Plan (2013)

Escape Plan (2013)

Escape Plan    18 Oct 2013

R 115 minReleased

IMDB: 6.7/10 743 votes

We declared Escape Plan to be the Manliest Movie of 2013. None of this ‘it should’ve came 20 years ago’ bullshit. It came at a time when we needed it most. In the midst of a girlie-man takeover of movies, where everything up there on the screen looks like the celluloid equivalent of a bag of Skittles, comes some respite. The big guns have been brought up, this is a beer and steak movie. A genre favorite – the prison ...