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Jason Statham

Live and Let Laugh

by Shawn Stone June 25, 2015

Susan Cooper (Melissa McCarthy) ist eine ganz besondere Agentin. Foto: 2015 Twentieth Century Fox

  The latest Melissa McCarthy comedy is a shrewd, funny send-up of spy films, complete with a Bond-style theme song, a smashing opening set piece and enough world travel to give Daniel Craig jet lag. McCarthy ...

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The Action Man

by Shawn Stone December 5, 2013

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  Since this is a Jason Statham movie, Homefront begins with gunfire, a high-speed chase, a series of outrageous explosions and—of course—hand-to-hand combat. Broker (Statham, steady as ever) is an undercover DEA agent (with terrible hair) ...

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A Professional Job

by Shawn Stone January 31, 2013

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  This smart, businesslike crime drama stars Jason Statham as Parker, a no-nonsense criminal with questionable morals but a strict code of ethics. When he’s double-crossed after a robbery by his partners (led by a reliably ...

Punchy

by Shawn Stone May 2, 2012

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When is the fighting going to start? That’s the question that pops into one’s head when settling in to watch a Jason Statham movie. Statham is the preeminent action star of our day, with a cinematic ...

Half Cocked

by Laura Leon September 28, 2011

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I admit it. I love Jason Statham. What’s not to like about the guy, or rather, the characters he plays? Good-looking in a way that, thankfully, doesn’t shriek metrosexual, he’s physically nimble, able to throw ...

A Job of Work

by Shawn Stone February 2, 2011

“2 MORE CRAPPY TRAILERS AND THEN STATHAM!!!!” “Enough with the wordless self-doubt. KILL SOMETHING ALREADY.” “Damn, Statham is thinking the FUCK outta this conundrum.” After following Patton Oswalt’s hilarious live Tweets from a screening of the ...