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Review: Chappie

March 11, 2015

Using a police robot bound for destruction, an engineer (Dev Patel) tests out his experimental AI on it and creates Chappie (Sharlto Copley), a fully sentient robot, but both fall into the hands of the gangster Ninja, who wants Chappie as a weapon to pull of a massive heist.

Chappie Trailer

November 4, 2014

Neill Blomkamp and Sharlto Copley are back next year with Chappie, where Copley plays the titular character, a robot with an evolving AI who tries to learn and grow but becomes the target of an anti-AI activist, played by Hugh Jackman.

Vehicle 19 Trailer

January 4, 2013

Paul Walker is back with a much smaller and claustrophobic vehicular action movie with Vehicle 19, which takes place almost entirely in the car as Walker is driving around South Africa trying to escape a group of corrupt cops who have set him up.

Review: Safe House

February 13, 2012

The always welcome bad ass side of Denzel Washington is in full effect in Safe House, which, while it doesn’t do anything original, is still a solid action movie.

Action Heroes of the Week: Riggs and Murtaugh

November 23, 2011

Roger Murtaugh: See how easy that was? Boom, still alive. Now we question him. You know why we question him? Because I got him in the leg. I didn’t shoot him full of holes or try to jump off a building with him.
Martin Riggs: Hey, that’s no fair. The building guy lived.