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Face/Off (1997) – John Woo

Hong Kong action meets big budget Hollywood in this entry on the 101 Action Movies list as John Woo fills the screens with stand-offs, explosions, and his signature balletic gunplay. … Continue reading

September 25, 2013 · 1 Comment

Desperado (1995) – Robert Rodriguez

101 Action Movies brings Robert Rodriguez into the fold with this sequel/remake/self-homage follow-up to his shoestring budget independent action film, El Mariachi. Desperado has a two ridiculously good-looking leads amongst an … Continue reading

September 15, 2013 · Leave a comment

The Killer (1989) – John Woo

An assassin with a conscience, a cop who doesn’t care about collateral damage and a lounge singer suffering from blindness due to being caught in a crossfire. These three characters … Continue reading

July 26, 2013 · Leave a comment

Good Morning, Mr. Hunt

Good morning, Mr. Hunt… You’re mission should you choose to accept it… I settled down to watch my copies of the Mission: Impossible films this weekend, and I will say … Continue reading

May 15, 2012 · Leave a comment

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