Joel Simon

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Review: 'The Marine'

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"The Marine" will trigger a strong sense of deja vu for anyone who recalls the slapdash, slam-bang action fare that was standard-issue drive-in fodder during the 1970s. John Cena retro star vehicle…

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Review: 'See No Evil'

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Throats are ripped, heads are crushed and limbs are severed with brutal efficiency throughout "See No Evil," but that's not nearly enough to dispel the sense of deja vu that pervades this generic…

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Review: 'X-Men'

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X is for "X-Men," Bryan Singer's new film adaptation of the Stan Lee comic book series. Y is for "Like, why do these screen versions of graphic superhero fantasies hardly ever work?" Z is for the…

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Review: 'Wild Wild West'

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Some very talented people stub their collective toes quite elaborately and expensively in "Wild Wild West." Barry Sonnenfeld's attempt to mine summer gold out of another teaming with Will Smith two…

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