Tagged: Liam Neeson

Hit or Bomb? January 2017 movie predictions

January is upon us, which as we all know is the time of year reserved for that curious mix of Oscar bait finally going wide, obvious duds that got pushed back from summertime/holiday releases, and the rare diamond in the rough taking advantage of a total lack of competition. In other words, expect Rogue One to dominate the box office for the foreseeable future.

VIDEO: Love Actually (2003)

‘Tis the season for love, actually, with Hugh Grant as Prime Minister, more than one lobster present at the birth of Jesus Christ, and innumerable subplots. Or at least, the three subplots Ursa thinks are most interesting.

VIDEO: Darkman (1990)

This time in Movie Recommendations, Sofie looks at another movie she really enjoys. Darkman is a relatively older movie, but still a goodie, and one that could be called Sam Raimi’s missing link between Evil Dead and Spider-Man.

VIDEO: Taken 2 (2012)

On this episode of Movie Madhouse, Josh examines Taken 2, the follow-up to that one movie you remember from a few years ago with that one scene. Back for a pointless, ever-so-slightly xenophobic sequel, Liam Neeson is… the Taken guy.

VIDEO: The A-Team (2010)

In 2010, a great action movie adaptation of a hit 1980s action TV show was panned by critics for a crime it didn’t commit. It promptly went to DVD, where it remained mostly forgotten. Today, still disliked by a majority of major film “critics”, it survives as a movie loved by true fans of action-adventure and comedy. If you never saw it, if you had only heard bad things, and if you didn’t know any better than to blindly trust the critics, maybe you should watch: The Cinema Slob’s review of The A-Team!

VIDEO: Batman Begins (2005)

It’s Ursa’s Five Fave Fings (she’s a trained alliterationist–don’t try this at home) about Batman Begins! And Batman, according to this movie, begins with Morgan Freeman, Liam Neeson, Katie Holmes’ lack of undergarments, themes of idealism and fear, and Christian Bale’s abs.

The A-Team (2010)

“Last summer saw the release of the big budget adaptation of the ‘80s cheese ball television classic The A-Team. Given the rather underwhelming reception it received at the box office, I think we can safely say there won’t be a sequel, so this is as good a time as any to examine what the filmmakers got right and what they got wrong.”