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  • Attrition

    Attrition

    ★★★½

    This time Seagal plays Axe (not kidding) a former Seal, or something, who has chosen the righteous path of Buddha. When a Thai girl with mythical powers goes missing, Seagal gets the band back together to rescue her. A big step up in quality from his recent efforts, with lots of fights shot convincingly in Thailand and Hong Kong. Italian blu-ray presentation is great, though the handful of scenes in Mandarin have only Italian or no subtitles (not a deal breaker). The only other option is a Japanese disc which likely fares no better.

  • The Night Comes for Us

    The Night Comes for Us

    ★★★★½

    The hype is fully justified. Brutal, hard hitting action that barely takes a breath. Outstanding.

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  • Death Wish 3

    Death Wish 3

    ★★★★½

    What a crazy entry in the series! All seriousness is thrown out the window (with quite a few bodies as well) as Bronson cleans up the slums of New York with a Magnum, machine gun and even a bazooka. I love how the whole town finally gets in on the chaos, including little old ladies.

  • City of the Living Dead

    City of the Living Dead

    ★★★★½

    I first watched this classic on a badly framed VHS under the title "The Gates of Hell" back in 1998. I still have that tape today, though this time I watched the new blu-ray. Always a good time to be had.