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OKG Newsletter

Topic: The Expendables

The Mechanic

Enjoyable work from Hollywood's go-to action guy


Rod Lott
Whether “The Transporter” or now “The Mechanic,” Jason Statham has one job in Hollywood, but he does it quite well: being cinema’s most reliable action star of the 21st century.
Tuesday, May 17, 2011


Hey, man, nice shot!


Rod Lott
Since the 2005 French thriller "13 Tzameti" was pretty good on its own, why bother to remake it? I have a theory: Sad to say, most Americans won't willingly watch movies that are in black and white, or have subtitles, or don't have famous faces they recognize. And they sure as hell won't watch movies that fall into all three categories of "liabilities," as "13 Tzameti" does.
Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Dark Angel

It comes in peace.


Rod Lott
When did 1990's "I Come in Peace" become "Dark Angel"? More importantly, why? Did some porno cop its title? Now people will confuse it with that one TV series Jessica Alba did for James Cameron before she became a movie star.
Tuesday, November 1, 2011

The Expendables: Extended Director's Cut

Even more of the manliest movie ever made.


Rod Lott
From the set of "The Expendables 2," Sylvester Stallone introduces this "Extended Director's Cut" of his 2010 summer smash, which he says now sports "more content and more heart."
Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Ocean Heaven / 1911

Jackie Chan and Jet Li keep their feet on the ground.


Rod Lott
It sucks getting old.
Friday, February 17, 2012