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Blu-ray Review: Die Hard In A School With TOY SOLDIERS

The success of Die Hard led to a bevy of copycat movies which saw terrorists take over a location (a building, a boat, a train, a plane) only to be thwarted by an unlikely hero. 1991’s Toy Soldiers sees a group of Colombian terrorists take over a [...]

March 23, 2015

Profile: Bruce Willis

Action hero Bruce Willis always be remembered for the role of John McClane in the Die Hard franchise, but to many he will always be David Addison, the character he played in the ‘80s television series Moonlighting. For me, Willis did the best work [...]

May 19, 2013

Review: A GOOD DAY TO DIE HARD Misses The Target

A Good Day To Die Hard faces one huge obstacle which it can’t overcome – the shadow of the original Die Hard (read the Movies In Focus review). It pales in comparison to that movie, and unfortunately it’s also the weakest of that its four [...]

April 3, 2013

Review: Action Movies Don’t Get Better Than DIE HARD

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 [...]

December 11, 2012

DVD Review: British Sci-Fi STORAGE 24

Take a measure of John Carpenter mixed spice (The Thing, Assault On Precinct 13), add a touch of Alien, a pinch of Shaun of the Dead and a smidgen of Die Hard, bring to the boil and rest. Now, get ready to serve-up some Storage 24. Director Johannes [...]

October 18, 2012

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