One of the few non-superhero/sci-fi action movies this year and the only one starring Jason Statham, Mechanic: Resurrection is a solid, violent, fun way to close out a particularly awful summer for movies.
The first Jason Statham movie of the year features some solid action but gets dragged down by a needlessly convoluted plot and a non-existent relationship between Statham and his young protectee.
Being the third Jason Statham out this year, Killer Elite begs the question, “Is there such a thing as too much Statham?”
Someone has to fix the problems and that someone is Arthur Bishop, mechanic/hitman for hire.
This week in the News Shotgun we find out who will be directing The Wolverine and Expendables 2, Hot Wheels: The Movie might be a thing and The Boondock Saints might be coming to the small screen.
On this week’s show, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about X-Men: First Class, the stupidity of The Next Three Days, Ron Perlman, the complete lack of news and the 15th Anniversary of The Rock.
This week the whole crew of Brian, Zach, Chris and Joe talk about the seedy world of Pinball, figure out that The King’s Speech plot can be translated to any medium (especially Saved by the Bell), give multiple takes on The Hangover Part 2 and can’t imagine the awkwardness of watching Eyes Wide Shut with your parents.
A classic cartoon is finally released on DVD this week along with some mediocre releases from earlier this year.
The Rite was the surprising winner at the box office this weekend, beating The Mechanic and last week’s number one, No Strings Attached.
This week a pair of hitmen go up against some demon fighting exorcists at the box office.