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The Kingdom (2007)

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The Kingdom

Don’t fear them, my child. We are going to kill them all. 

Originally published at Superfriends Universe

The Stats
The Director:  Peter Berg
The Cast:  Jamie Foxx, Jennifer Garner, Chris Cooper, Jason Bateman, Jeremy Piven
The Release Date: 2007
The Runtime: 110 Minutes

The Plot

After a terrorist attack in Saudi Arabia kills one of their own, four FBI agents head to foreign territory and try to investigate what truly went down

The Lowdown

In the post 9/11 world there have been a good deal of films released about terrorism. Some movies take it really seriously and are depressing as hell. Others take the pure action route. The Kingdom falls somewhere in the middle. This film succeeds in being both a political “message” kind of movie, but also has some pretty sweet action sequences.

On top of that, though, the film is also a “police procedural” as well. Once the FBI agents get to Saudi Arabia, it follows their process and investigation to find out just what the hell blew up their …

The Man With The Golden Gun (1974)

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The Man With The Golden Gun

- A duel between titans… my golden gun against your Walther PPK.
- One bullet against my six?
- I only need one, Mr. Bond. 

Originally published at Superfriends Universe

The Stats
The Director:  Guy Hamilton
The Cast:  Roger Moore, Christopher Lee, Britt Ekland, Maud Adams, Herve Villechaize
The Release Date: 1974
The Runtime: 125 Minutes

The Plot

James Bond investigates a notorious assassin, Francisco Scaramanga… or, the Man with the Golden Gun.

The Lowdown

Yeah, I know… another Bond movie. But I’ve been watching a lot of Bond movies recently. So, screw it, here’s another one. (Besides, we’re all men here. Who doesn’t love Bond?)

So, I’m assuming most of you have played Goldeneye for the N64. If you haven’t… well, reach into your pants and see if your testicles are still there. It only happens to be one of the best games ever. And what makes it so damn fun is the player vs player mode when you can run around military bases and shoot your buddy’s head off. Ah, such i…