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Notebook Reviews: AIR FORCE ONE

Wolfgang Petersen – 1997. German director Wolfgang Petersen‘s Air Force One is an entertaining action film with a good turn from the always reliable Harrison Ford. Ford plays the US President tackling terrorists on the titular aircraft, [...]

September 13, 2021

Yippee Ki-Yay! DIE HARD Turns 33 Years Old

Die Hard is a great example of the Hollywood studio system getting moviemaking right – the film is a perfect storm of story and talent coming together. It is hard to fathom that the action-thriller was such an unknown quantity when it was first [...]

July 16, 2021

Notebook Reviews: DIE HARD 2

Renny Harlin – 1990 Action maestro Renny Harlin delivers a brilliant follow-up to John McTiernan’s 1988 masterpiece. This 1990 release has first-rate action set pieces – which help make it a genre stand-out. Bruce Willis is once [...]

June 22, 2021

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