“Death Wish” Week: Bronson Gets a Catering Job, and Also Singlehandedly Destroys Two Drug Cartels, in “Death Wish 4: The Crackdown”

Kevin: We’re closing out our breakdown of the murderous adventures of architect Paul Kersey with “Death Wish 4: The Crackdown,” which was the last in the series produced by the Cannon Group before legendary schlockmeisters Golan and Globus parted ways. First though they parted with original series director Michael Winner after he had a falling out with … Continue reading “Death Wish” Week: Bronson Gets a Catering Job, and Also Singlehandedly Destroys Two Drug Cartels, in “Death Wish 4: The Crackdown”

“Death Wish” Week: Bronson Takes on His Greatest Adversary, The Giggler, in “Death Wish 3”

Kevin: We started our look back at the Charles Bronson "Death Wish" sequels with, obviously, "Death Wish II," in which the world's most trigger-happy architect tracks down his daughter's killers by randomly walking around Los Angeles and somehow coming across one of them every single night. With no more family members left to avenge, "Death Wish … Continue reading “Death Wish” Week: Bronson Takes on His Greatest Adversary, The Giggler, in “Death Wish 3”

“Death Wish” Week: Bronson Shows Bruce How You Really Take Out the Trash in “Death Wish II”

Kevin: If you didn’t check out Bruce Willis’ remake of “Death Wish” this past March, it’s likely because you were dissuaded by its lousy 17 percent rating on Rotten Tomatoes, as well as the fact that it came out a couple of weeks after the Parkland High School shooting. Well its score would have been … Continue reading “Death Wish” Week: Bronson Shows Bruce How You Really Take Out the Trash in “Death Wish II”

Review: It’s Bruce vs. Bronson, as Kevin and CJ Line Up the “Death Wish” Remake in Their Sights

Kevin: So CJ you and I just took part in a pretty historic event: we saw a Bruce Willis movie in an actual movie theater! That’s right, for the first time in what feels like forever, a Bruce Willis movie didn’t go pretty much directly to VOD, it had higher-quality costars than 50 Cent, Kellan … Continue reading Review: It’s Bruce vs. Bronson, as Kevin and CJ Line Up the “Death Wish” Remake in Their Sights

Ahead of the “Reevesolution,” CJ and Kevin Recount Some Favorite Alamo Drafthouse Movie Memories

Kevin: It’s hard to remember a time when the Alamo Drafthouse wasn’t a vital part of the Austin film community, but anyone who has lived in the city long enough can recall the days of having to play Russian roulette at the multiplexes and not knowing whether a night at the movies would be ruined … Continue reading Ahead of the “Reevesolution,” CJ and Kevin Recount Some Favorite Alamo Drafthouse Movie Memories

Updated: TGD Makes a “Death Wish” to Free Bruce Willis from VOD Purgatory

Update: Unfortunately we will not be able to add “watching Bruce Willis blow away a diverse group of criminals” to our list of family activities this Thanksgiving, as the release date for the “Death Wish” remake has been pushed from Nov. 22 of this year to March of 2018. No reason has been given, although … Continue reading Updated: TGD Makes a “Death Wish” to Free Bruce Willis from VOD Purgatory

Review: Should You Pull the Trigger on “The Mechanic: Resurrection”? (Updated)

Kevin: Jason Statham returns in the new sequel to “The Mechanic.” Don’t remember “The Mechanic”? Don’t worry, most people don’t either, but they should at least be aware that it was based on a much better Charles Bronson-Jan Michael Vincent thriller from the 1970s. I’ve seen the Jason Statham version once, and all I can … Continue reading Review: Should You Pull the Trigger on “The Mechanic: Resurrection”? (Updated)