Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson’s $5.5 million casting in The Scorpion King was, at the time, the biggest amount paid to a a first-time leading man. Does this extraordinary amount of money reflect in the quality of the film? Well, yes and no…
Title – Domestic Disturbance Released – 2001 Director – Harold Becker Starring – John Travolta, Vince Vaughn, Teri Polo, Steve Buscemi Review – Domestic Disturbance follows Frank (Travolta) as he tries to come to terms with his ex-wife getting remarried to nice guy Frank (Vaughn). Turns out Frank’s a not-so-nice-guy and things escalate to wacky and unbelievable levels. Firstly, the […]Read more "100 Words or Less – Domestic Disturbance (2001)"
A distinctively 90’s flavoured action film, starring Christian Slater and Morgan Freeman. With a very strange supporting cast including Randy Quaid and Betty White.Read more "100 Words or Less – Hard Rain (1998)"
The latest entry in the ‘Liam Neeson holds a gun’ sub-genre is more A Walk Among the Tombstones than Taken 1/2/3 (which is a good thing).Read more "100 Words or Less – Run All Night (2015)"
An action-comedy starring Marmite comedic actor Martin Lawrence, and a decent supporting cast. A bank heist gone wrong leads to a series of increasingly unbelievable situations. But it’s not awful.Read more "100 Words or Less – Blue Streak (1999)"
Tim Allen, William H. Macy, Martin Lawrence and John Travolta (not to mention Ray Liotta and Marisa Tomei!) star in what Google says is an “Action/Outlaw biker film”. There must have been some trepidation about putting “comedy”.Read more "100 Words or Less – Wild Hogs (2007)"
A forgotten oddity from the early 2000’s, Martin Lawrence mugs his way through ‘Black Knight’.Read more "100 Words or Less – Black Knight (2001) Review"