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REVIEW: JACK REACHER (2012)

Dir. Christopher McQuarrie, 130 mins, rated 12A Cast: Tom Cruise, Rosamund Pike, Richard Jenkins, David Oyelowo, Werner Herzog Considering the fuss that greeted the casting of Daniel Craig – a blond – as James Bond, it was evitable that fans of the ridiculously readable (and incredibly successful) Jack Reacher novels might take issue with the [...]

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REVIEW: TAKEN 2 (2012)

Dir. Olivier Megaton, France, 91 mins, rated 12A Cast: Liam Neeson, Maggie Grace, Famke Janssen, Rade Serbedzija The first Taken was a relatively low-budget action gem that helped establish Liam Neeson’s credibility as an action movie star. In it, Neeson plays Bryan Mills, ex-CIA agent turned overly-protective father, a man with a cool leather jacket [...]

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