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Movie review: Cruise good in so-so film

...handling the big case, or is it Tom Cruise himself, wondering why he signed on to this low-rent early-nineties-era Steven Seagal-style shoot 'em up? That's not to say "Jack Reacher" is necessarily a bad movie. It's fine for what it is...
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Reeling it in: Jack Ryan back on the big screen

...really have anything to do with the plot, and makes the whole endeavor sound like a 1994 straight-to-video starring Steven Seagal. This outing with Jack Ryan is far better than that, though not nearly as good as the first three movies in the series...
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Opposites clash at box office

...even wish Stallone, who wrote and directed the pic as well as starring in it, had gone one step further and secured Steven Seagal and Jean Claude Van Damme. No, the problem is largely the script, which is fairly been-there, done-that, and...
Bacon stays crisp in 'Sentence'

...reality, at least thematically, employed through much of the production. Unlike the adventures of Chuck Norris, Steven Seagal or Charles Bronson, Nick Hume's stint as a vigilante killer is not easy, nor does it have particularly favorable...
'Job' does what it's hired to do

...however, he's been known for throw-away American action trash, rapidly heading for a career more reminiscent of Steven Seagal's. It was nice to see him in a good movie again. It's the writing in a movie like this that really shines. Not...


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