The Taking of Pelham 123 (review)

I’ve been waiting for a *Die Hard* movie to actually come close to approximating the spectacular cinematic experience that *Die Hard* was more than 20 years back, and this is the first movie to get real close to that.

question of the day: What movies actually deserve a remake?

Tony Scott’s updating of The Taking of Pelham 123 opens on Friday, and it turns out that it’s a remake that actually makes sense: Technology and practices — in the fields of filmmaking, subways, commmunication, and law enforcement — and culture have changed enough that this new film is different enough from the original to … more…

trailer break: ‘The Taking of Pelham 123’

Take a break from work: watch a trailer… Oh, I know people are gonna be going, “See, mass transit is dangerous! It’s better to be in your car! I’m never ever riding the subway!” And I will laugh at those people. I rode the subway home after my screening of this flick last night, and … more…