‘RED 2’ Mugs and Misfires
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic More irritatingly obnoxious than all three of the winkingly self-satisfied “Ocean’s” movies rolled into one, the senior citizen star-cluster “RED 2” also seems as awkwardly redundant as a twice-told Alzheimer’s suf [...]
Bruce Willis Takes John McClane Abroad
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—What could be more romantic than taking a date to see Bruce Willis outrun bad guys in car chases, dodge machine gun fire from an attacking helicopter and inexplicably escape radiation poisoning at Chernobyl in “A Good Day to Die Hard,” the fifth insta [...]
Whatcha Talkin’ ‘Bout, Willis
By ANGELA DAWSON Front Row Features HOLLYWOOD—Ever wonder how Bruce Willis came to utter his famous “Yippee Ki-Yay M*****?” We did too. So while interviewing Bruno for his latest turn as cop-turned-superhero John McClane in “A Good Day to Die Hard,” we asked him. Here’s what he had to say. “It wa [...]
Loopy ‘Looper’ Fails to Connect
By JAMES DAWSON Front Row Features Film Critic Science fiction flicks that don’t make a lick of sense can compensate by offering a sufficient quantity of fun (“Back to the Future”) or stylized weirdness (“The Matrix”). The humorless and derivative “Looper” [...]