Tag: John Woo

Heroes Shed No Tears Blu-ray Review

John Woo Lashes Out Heroes Shed No Tears features more close-ups of guns than people. This is John Woo fantasizing about his action-laced future, stuffed into a puerile post-Vietnam …

Event Horizon Review

Seeing Laurence Fishburne blast a possessed Sam Neil over the head with a plastic tube, and apparently doing significant damage in the process, is unintentionally comical.

Face/Off Review

Face/Off is a monumentally stupid movie. It followed another John Woo and John Travolta monumentally stupid movie, Broken Arrow. At least Broken Arrow stuck to the basics to set …

Broken Arrow Review

Broken Arrow is simple to describe – it’s a grade-Z action movie with loads of money behind it and a director with an eye for extremes. John Woo followed up …

The Replacement Killers Review

Chow Yun-Fat’s first go at American cinema comes out feeling much like his Korean affairs. Director Antoine Fuqua also was given his first shot at a Hollywood production, and …