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Marvel's Daredevil  - Season 1
Marvel's Daredevil - Season 1
2015 | Action
Vincent D'Onofrio (2 more)
Marvel
Great script and choreography
I thoroughly enjoyed this series couldn’t stop watching it! It’s a sight lot better than the Ben Affleck movie amiright!
  
The Kid (2019)
The Kid (2019)
2019 | Biography, Drama, Western
One of my favorite genres that I don't feel we get enough quality movies of these days is western. The silver lining in that is in the over saturated world of movies and television today when a good one does get made it really shines. Directed by the amazingly talented Vincent D'Onofrio and starring a wonderful cast, including D'Onofrio's daughter, Ethan Hawke, Dane DeHaan(who reminds me of a young Leonardo DiCaprio), and Chris Pratt as a bad guy which was cool to see, The Kid shines brighter than a sheriff's badge during a gunfight at high noon.
  
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
The Magnificent Seven (2016)
2016 | Action, Drama, Western
6
7.4 (33 Ratings)
Movie Rating
2016 remake of an 1960 Western (which I haven't seen), with that original often held up as one of the best Westerns out there and with it itself a remake (of sorts) of an earlier Seven Samurai's film (also haven't seen).

As such, I can't say how closely this compares to either of those two earlier films.

this one, however, has the always reliable Denzel Washington leading a disparate group of cowboys and Indians that includes man-of-the-(then)-moment Chris Pratt alongside a pre-Daredevil (TV version, that is) Vincent D'Onofrio against Ethan Hawke's ruthless gold miner, who is terrorising a small village.
  
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Sarah (7793 KP) rated Rings (2017) in Movies

Oct 29, 2017  
Rings (2017)
Rings (2017)
2017 | Horror
4
3.8 (22 Ratings)
Movie Rating
Unnecessary
Did we really need another Ring film? And the answer is probably not. The first film wasn t great, the second one I couldn't even finish and I'm afraid the third doesn't fare much better.

Completely agree with Dean, this isn't a horror film it's more of a thriller. It isn't scary in the slightest and is entirely predictable. Johnny Galecki really should just stick with the Big Bang Theory and I'm highly surprised Vincent D'Onofrio was in this. Personally I just think was very disappointing, I was expecting so much more in the way of scares and creeps. The only good thing was getting more of a back story on Samara.
  
Death Wish (2018)
Death Wish (2018)
2018 | Action, Crime, Drama
Bruce Willis killing bad guys
5 minutes before DEATH WISH started there was just 2 of us in the movie theater (by the time the film started, there was probably around 20). I turned to the only gentleman sitting there (about 2 seats down) and asked him if he'd like break into a "discussion group" after the film. "I'm just here to see Bruce Willis kill bad guys.", he said.

He did not walk away disappointed.

Directed by Eli Roth, DEATH WISH is a remake of the early 1970's film starring Charles Bronson about a "normal, family man" who snaps after his wife and daughter are assaulted. The Police' hands are tied, so he decides to take matters in his own hands and starts committing "vigilante justice".

Bruce Willis stars in this remake - and he is perfectly fine as the Doctor turned vigilante. Joining him is Vincent D'Onofrio as his brother, Elisabth Shue as his wife and BREAKING BAD'S Dean Norris as the cop who is chasing him. All of these actors do a perfectly fine job with what they are given to work with, but (let's be honest), fine acting - or intricate plot developments - are not what you are looking for in this film.

As my new friend put it - "I'm just here to see Bruce Willis kill bad guys".

And "kill bad guys" he does. But...not as often as I though he would. And...not nearly as graphically as I was expecting. Director Roth is known as a Director of Horror "splatter" films, "torture porn" fare like the HOSTEL films and CABIN FEVER. I was pleasantly surprised by the restraint that Roth has shown in the graphic violence in this film - I was expecting it to be a lot worse, almost stomach churning - but it just wasn't (except for 1 torture seen involving a car). It was "basic" violent fare - and well done.

To be honest, I thought they spent too much time of the film setting up Willis' character turn to "the dark side", at one point wondering "get to killing the bad guys already". But, when the film gets there, it is entertaining, indeed.

As I walked past my "new friend" after the film was over, I asked him what he thought:

"I saw Bruce Willis killing bad guys, I'm good."

And that about sums it up.

Letter Grade B- (just know what you're getting into)

6 (out of 10) stars and you can take that to the Bank(ofMarquis)