The Hustle might look ridiculous at the surface, given the lead performance; but, the whole story somehow loses the message for its aimless ambition
Hit & Run is a tonal mess—partly embracing the heyday of Hong Kong cop movies, partly grasping post-Raid actioners and mostly channeling its oddball tendency.
While rigged with clichés and comical elements, Miss & Mrs. Cops still delivers a fun female buddy-cop action movie with relevant message to current issue in South Korea.
The line between good and evil is deliberately blurred in this hardcore B-movie that goes too serious that Sylvester Stallone is keen to remake it.
Zahler’s decision to pair up Gibson and Vaughn in his trademark, sentimental hard-boiled B-movie is a toughly perfect one.
Relentlessly leaping from various orgasmic, nerve-racking action set pieces to ever-expanding world building that probes for self-deducing, Parabellum is a wickedly lethal chapter.
Instead of ending up being a crowd-pleaser, Triple Threat only comes as a crowd-teaser.
Chandor pulls some grim, emotional twist in what looked a gonzo celebration of machismo the size of Expendables but not.
Crawling slowly when finding the focus in the beginning, Extreme Job cooks up exhilarating Korean buddy-cop tropes with an absurd plot of fried chicken detective.
With surprisingly bleak comedy of errors and revenge-is-a-dish-better-served-cold tropes, Cold Pursuit (2019) paints the blizzard red in what could’ve been an episode of Fargo’s latest season.