Bruce Willis

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Once Upon a Time in Venice

I don’t know who bothers me more: indifferent Bruce Willis or cocky Bruce Willis.  Precious Cargo and Marauders gave audiences more of the former, featuring the actor barely showing effort in his performances.  Cop Out and his latest action flick Once Upon a Time in Venice shows more of the latter Willis as he smirks and sleepwalks through his role.  The actor, who has been great and charismatic in the past, seems to be uninspired lately.  Then…

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Marauders

Earlier this year, audiences witnessed Bruce Willis being a lazy actor in Precious Cargo – he talked on a cell phone and barely moved out of his seat.  In Marauders, the action star is at least doing more with his role (hey, walking counts), but the film itself receives the same faint praise I halfheartedly awarded Precious Cargo in April.

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Precious Cargo

Precious Cargo, a cheesy caper directed/co-written by Max Adams, is simultaneously occupying theatres and on Demand.  It was also released a day after my birthday, which is fitting since it made me feel my age.

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Sin City: A Dame to Kill For

By Parker Mott Sin City: A Dame to Kill For seems to almost prey on our memories (and, for some, admiration) of 2005’s first Sin City by reintroducing many of the same shadowy characters in the same grim, gutless city and not providing a narrative motor to make the return worth it.  The film not only wastes the audience’s time, but the characters’s as well.  Without injecting urgency to each plodding minute, A Dame to…