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Hollywood has a long and infamous tradition of producing big budget blockbusters which bomb at the box office. Two of the most famous examples are Elaine May’s Ishtar which flopped back in 1986 and Michael Cimino’s epic financial disaster Heaven’s Gate which set the standard in 1980. Despite eventually turning a profit, Waterworld has long …

I like it when we see Kenneth Branagh named as director for an action movie.  I like it even more when he gets to play the bad guy, all dead eyes, false smiles and charm.   Game on then. Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit is a solid action thriller starring Chris Pine in the title role.  Ryan …