The Grey

The Grey is a perfect example of false advertising. Much like last year’s Unknown, this film seeks to replicate the success of Taken by marketing itself as a nonstop action film. This is not the case, however. In truth, The Grey is something so much better. Directed by Joe Carnahan, it tells the story of a small group of men, the only survivors of a plane crash in the mountains of Alaska, that must try to survive and get to safety, all while avoiding a pack of wolves that are picking them off one by one. Continue reading



Haywire, directed by Steven Soderbergh, is not for everyone. If you want to see a movie that has an engrossing story and fully realized characters with emotional weight, then this is not the film for you. If, however, you are only interested in seeing unique and realistic fight sequences that don’t feel like copies of every other action film, well then Haywire will not disappoint.

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