Tag: Jason Statham

Transporter Refueled: Ed Skrein proves he’s no Jason Statham

Six different men have embarked on secret wars as the British superspy James Bond — soon to be seven if you believe the rumors that Daniel Craig will hang it up after “Spectre.” While it was difficult to replace Sean Connery, eventually Roger Moore was able to take up the mantle and keep the Bond franchise alive, something action franchises like Indiana Jones, Jason … Read More Transporter Refueled: Ed Skrein proves he’s no Jason Statham

Spy: Melissa McCarthy makes comedic comeback

Sookie St. James is making a comeback. The warm, kind-hearted neighbor character played to perfection by comedienne Melissa McCarthy in TV’s “Gilmore Girls” has been largely missing from the rising star’s film credits, while McCarthy has made her name mucking it up in less than savory roles. Her latest adventure, the spoof film “Spy,” is by no means family-friendly entertainment, but continues a step … Read More Spy: Melissa McCarthy makes comedic comeback

Furious 7: A proper end to action star Paul Walker’s career

“Furious 7,” the latest in the street racing “The Fast and the Furious” franchise, will forever be tied to the tragic death of leading man Paul Walker, who makes his final on screen appearance nearly two years after a fatal, yet unrelated, car accident. It’s a tragedy tied to a film in much the same way that Heath Ledger’s death looms large over “The … Read More Furious 7: A proper end to action star Paul Walker’s career