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Paleo Retiree writes: Jason Statham and J-Lo directed by Taylor Hackford, in an adaptation of one of Donald Westlake’s “Parker” novels. For me the film straddled the line between “an OK watch” and “an unfortunate misfire.” It’s full of lively … Continue reading

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“Death Race”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: “Death Race” is aimed at fans of the “Fast & Furious” franchise. It’s a multi-ethnic car movie that trades on the pumped-up sexiness of its stars, one of which, that scowling peacock Tyrese Gibson, is a “F … Continue reading

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Notes on “Crank 2: High Voltage”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I think “Crank 2” is better than the original. It may also be one of the best slapstick comedies of recent years. (It suggests Frank Tashlin on speed or “Pee Wee Herman’s Big Adventure” as recounted in pantomime … Continue reading

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