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Fatman

Judging by Mel Gibson’s recent cinematic offerings he has unquestionably lost his mojo in selecting quality scripts that transpire into quality viewing for movie-goers. Latest on his doomed bandwagon destined for box office failure and universal ridicule is this alleged drama which centers on an obnoxiously evil rich kid who, unhappy with the lump of […]

Force Of Nature

Ageing Lethal Weapon star Mel Gibson appears in this crime thriller set in Puerto Rico and showcases that he hasn’t lost his mojo when it comes to playing an action hero. As a category 5 hurricane is looming, a young police officer with the aid of an elderly but virile man (Mel Gibson) comes against […]

The Professor And The Madman

At the outset this film appeared to be channeling Les Miserables with a frantic chase through cobbled streets in torrential rain. The chase is actually one man hunting down another with a gun in his hand and a clear intent to kill. Shooting his mark dead the killer is dragged off in chains to prison. Turns […]

Dragged Across Concrete

Director S Craig Zahler delivers a stakeout crime-thriller with a slow tempo but an incredibly compelling story in Dragged Across Concrete. Mel Gibson plays Brett, a cop pushing 60 in a fictional US town known as Bulwark. Brett’s career has stagnated due to his violent nature towards suspects whilst all those around him move up […]

The Expendables 3

After several consecutive flops Sylvester Stallone returns to the screen in The Expendables 3, a non-stop, action-packed and adrenaline-pumping blockbuster that should restore Stallone to the Hollywood A-list. Barney (Sylvester Stallone) replaces his current Expendables team with young blood, but when they’re captured and held hostage by the evil arms dealer Stonebanks (Mel Gibson) the […]