The Expendables

November 30, 2010

For fans of action films from the 1980s and early 1990s, it has always been a pipe dream to see their favourite action stars team up or, better yet, battle each other. Think of it as the cinematic equivalent of fantasy football. With The Matrix (1999),... 

Cop Land: Director’s Cut

December 11, 2003

Cop Land (1997) is a homage to police corruption films like Sidney Lumet’s Serpico (1973) and Prince of the City (1981). In many respects, Cop Land is also a modern western, complete with a High Noon (1952) style showdown. A big deal was made about... 


February 1, 2003

Shade (2003) is the latest in a long tradition of grifter movies, from the likes of The Hustler (1961) and House of Games (1987). They often feature elaborate confidence games most commonly involving card games like poker or other games of chance like... 

Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over

April 13, 2002

Robert Rodriguez is a one-man film studio. He writes, edits, directs, scores, shoots, works on the production design and does the special effects on all of his movies. He’s a hometown boy who has always worked outside of Hollywood in Austin, Texas....