Tag Archive for 'Martin Campbell'

‘The Foreigner’ Finds Jackie Chan Taken To A Dark Place (Movie Review)

I suppose it was inevitable to see Jackie Chan enter the ‘old man action’ phase of his career. More specifically, The Foreigner finds Chan entering this part of career when it comes to his English-speaking roles in films given a wide release in America. Chan has maintained a steady level of popularity as an international action star […]


Criminal Law (Blu-ray Review)

Criminal Law stars Gary Oldman (The Dark Knight trilogy, Air Force One, True Romance) and Kevin Bacon (TV’s The Following, Footloose, Friday The 13th, X-Men: First Class).  The film co-stars Tess Harper (Tender Mercies), Karen Young (9 1/2 Weeks) and Joe Don Baker (Walking Tall) in a film directed by Martin Campbell (Casino Royale, GoldenEye) from a screenplay written […]


‘The Equalizer’ Takes Too Long To Find Balance (Movie Review)

What do you see when you look at these older actors taking care of business?  A week after writing about Liam Neeson’s latest foray into the realm of B-movie thrillers, I now get to write about Denzel Washington’s latest action/thriller.  All I can say is The Equalizer certainly takes its time.  By the end of […]


Comic-Con 2010: DC Comics’ Green Lantern

Most of the time it pays to be a member of press at Comic-Con, but not when it comes to the lines.  We must stand in the same lines as everybody else.  And so was the tale of our early 7 AM departure on Saturday morning to get the first glimpse of Green Lantern footage […]


Mel Takes No Prisoners in the Edge of Darkness

What’s better than a movie about a father hell bent on revenge over his daughter’s murder?  Plot lines rarely get more visceral and thrilling as do these type of tales.  I said it before and I will say it again, a father’s love for his daughter knows no boundaries and from the trailers of Mel […]


Mad Mel’s on the Edge of Darkness

My name is Chris Stuckmann, up and coming movie critic on YouTube.  Mel Gibson has always been a favorite of mine despite his personal troubles, and I was eager to see what his comeback film would be like.  Martin Campbell rebooted Pierce Brosnan in Goldeneye, Daniel Craig in Casino Royale, and now he helms Mel […]