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Rambo In The ’80s

No, I am not one of those people who ignores sequels that they just don't like. A) I don't do that, and B) I really quite like Rambo (2008). I am only looking at three Rambo movies in this particular piece because December is '80s month…

Beverly Hills Cop (1984)

Before he became known to kids as the voice of a cute, animated donkey, Eddie Murphy's signature role was, arguably, that of Detective Axel Foley, a motor-mouthed, street smart, wise-cracking cop who would inevitably get results while being…

Shadow of the Sword (2005)

Also known as The Headsman, this is a historical drama that takes place in Tyrol, starting in 1520. At the age of about 8, two boyhood friends are adopted by the Archbishop and brought up separately. Martin is trained as a soldier, and…

Dead Cert (2010)

Part British hardman flick, part vampire movie, Dead Cert is best described as From Dusk Till Dawn meets Guy Ritchie. Sadly, those involved don’t have the style or wit that Ritchie has (though I know that not everyone is a fan of the guy).…