Tag Archives: Mel Gibson

Payback - * * 1/2*

Mel Gibson takes on his most unsympathetic role yet in the action thriller, Payback. Based on Richard Stark’s novel, The Hunter, previously shot in 1967 as the Lee Marvin thriller Point Blank, Payback tells the tale of a bad guy … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapon 4 - * *

After an absence of six years, the Lethal Weapon series delivers its fourth installment. However, this rushed production shows many signs of a rushed production and overall wear. It’s been over ten years, and the ready-to-retire Roger Murtaugh (Danny Glover) … Continue reading

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Conspiracy Theory - * * 1/2*

Jerry Fletcher (Mel Gibson) is totally insane. Not the half-insane, half-joking Mel Gibson of the Lethal Weapon series, but a completely raving paranoid schizophrenic. And he’s the hero! Welcome to Conspiracy Theory. Jerry is a New York City cab driver, … Continue reading

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Ransom - * * *

There are a lot of thrilling moments in Ransom, but the film that connects them can’t quite live up to the exiting highs. Mel Gibson stars as Tom Mullen, a billionaire who built an airline from the ground up. He … Continue reading

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Braveheart - * * * 1/2*

Excellent battle scenes complement this historical epic about one man’s quest to free his people. The first hour should have been trimmed up a bit though; the three-hour running time is unneccesary.

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