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Now displaying: January, 2013
Jan 29, 2013
When Die Hard blew up both Nakatomi Plaza and the box office a sequel was fast-tracked and released in 1990. Attempting to top the action and excitement of the original, 20th Century Fox chose a script based on the original novel 58 Minutes and put the film in the hands of director Renny Harlin. Set in an airport with John fighting another group of terrorists, does Die Hard 2 fly as high as the original, or did it all come crashing down? Listen to Jakob, Stuart, and Arnie to find out!
Jan 22, 2013
Its title became short-hand for an action movie template that would be followed for a decade. It propelled star Bruce Willis to superstardom, making him never need to work in television again. It brought joy, and Ode to Joy, to millions of fans. It is the original 1988 action film Die Hard. As we ramp up for the fifth installment in Bruce Willis' most famous franchise, can Die Hard hold up 25 years later? Listen to Arnie, Stuart, and Jakob's review to find out!
Jan 15, 2013
A homosexual socialite is murdered and dismembered, and it's up to hard-boiled police Detective Joe Leland to figure it out! But there's more to this case than meets the eye, and events will be set in motion that reveal a conspiracy among New York City's elite that Leland can only stop at the cost of his own career. With Frank Sinatra in the lead role, The Detective is a racy drama...but what does it have to do with Die Hard? And is the movie worth checking out? Listen to Stuart, Arnie, and Jakob's review to find out!
Jan 8, 2013
After Platinum Dunes recovered Leatherface from direct-to-video hell, they relinquished their rights to the franchise, so Twisted Pictures and Lions Gate Entertainment stepped in to take the series back to its grindhouse roots. Ignoring all Texas Chainsaw films except the original, this new 3-D film picks up right where the first ended, and then fast forwards to present day. Is this the sequel Tobe Hooper's classic has always deserved, or another waste of gas? Listen to Stuart, Arnie, and Brock's review to find out!
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