Tag: Arnold Schwarzenegger

Generation Iron [2013]

While not at all an uninteresting film, above all, Generation Iron, which follows a number of contenders on the road to the Mr Olympia Body Building Competition, is…

TCreplacements

The list of actors who would have been more fittingly cast in every Tom Cruise film since Jerry Maguire.

Jerry Maguire [1996] I didn’t bother seeing it – but by all counts TC was good in this one as it was the inversion of his typical role…

The Last Stand [2013]

Directed by Kim Jee-Woon, who wrote and directed the brilliant Foul King (Banchikwang) [2000], the touching yet action-filled superbly violent A Bittersweet Life (Dalkomhan Insaeng) [2005] and the…

Pumping Iron [1977]

Arnold Schwarzenegger is an arsehole! Oddly, I like him twice as much for it – and I have a suspicion that almost every contemporary viewer of this dated…

Red Sonja [1985]

Red Sonja is unquestionably a terrible film. I believe it’s one that falls into the ‘so bad its good’ category. The acting is atrocious. Arnold Schwarzenegger, who openly…

Conan the Barbarian [2011]

Starring not Arnold Schwarzenegger (Jason Momoa –best known for his role as Khal Drogo) in the eponymous role, this film wasn’t quite the stinker I had expected. My…

Conan the Destroyer [1984]

Two years later and commercially much more successful than the first film, Conan the Destroyer had a much higher budget than its predecessor. Sadly, it isn’t nearly as…

Total Recall [1990]

I can’t think of Total Recall without thinking of what may have been. Originally, David Cronenberg was assigned to the project. Confusion over production led Paul Verhoeven to…

Conan The Barbarian [1982]

The early ’80s saw a massive boom in the sword and sorcery film genre, most-likely due to new technologies in special effects and puppetry coupled with the popularity…