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The Gruesome Oral History of the ‘Road House’ Throat Rip Scene

Critics left Road House for dead when the film debuted in 1989. The Patrick Swayze action movie was called “ill-conceived” and “ludicrous” and nominated for…

The Life-Affirming Gratuitous Violence of ‘John Wick: Chapter 3’

“Every action has consequences” solemnly reads the poster for John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum, the latest installment in a series that was set in…

Not Quite The Rock

A large bald man is eating lunch at a food truck on the north shore of Oahu, Hawaii. He has a tan complexion and tribal…

Liam Neeson Makes the Best Action-Hero Faces

We’re now in the 10th year of what once seemed like a totally bizarre career reincarnation: After decades of being a respected dramatic actor, Liam…