February 23, 2011

Domino (Tony Scott, 2005)

WHAT IT IS: After a brief stint as a model, Domino, daughter of a Hollywood actor and a Los Angeles socialite, becomes a bounty hunter for the excitement of it. HOW IT IS: Tony Scott is one of the great action directors. As the action film has lost lustre since the ’70s and ’80s and there are fewer and fewer […]
April 19, 2010

Man On Fire (Tony Scott, 2004)

WHAT IT IS: A washed-out ex-special forces is hired to guard a young American girl in Mexico. Unable to stop her kidnapping and subsequent murder, he vows to kill everyone even remotely connected to her death. HOW IT IS: Man on Fire is part of Scott’s flip-out phase, where the director, known for big blockbusters like Top Gun and Crimson […]