Seems Liam Neeson is not ready to cease kicking butt on the large screen after all. In the event you’ve by no means watched the unique Star Trek collection, perhaps you do not know who Nichelle Nichols is, however I’ll guess you’ve got heard of Lieutenant Uhura (performed within the current Star Trek movies by Zoe Saldana ). A ground-breaking function, Nichelle was one of many first African American female characters on American tv not portrayed as a servant (Star Trek aired on NBC from September eight, 1966 to June three, 1969).
As the Bourne sequence progressed, so too did the action film — the visceral, life like high quality introduced in the second installment spread to the James Bond series, as an example, whereas an identical sort of tone was applied to nearly every different franchise.
Top-of-the-line of the spate of the revenge movies that served as Hollywood’s rageful howl in the years after September 11, Man On Fireplace” is an unrelentingly powerful, typically ludicrously violent movie made with the precise right combination of sincerity and ludicrous style.
It exhibits a genre in impolite well being, albeit with room for improvement — there’s still dispiritingly few of these films …