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Daniel Barnes @ the SN&R – 8/28 issues

index*Roger Donaldson’s by-the-numbers The November Man is so comfortable, so content to reprocess the familiar and predictable, that the film practically dozes off on the recliner in the living room of your mind.

*A sequel to Robert Rodriguez’s seminal greenscreen noir Sin City has been in the works ever since it became a surprise 2005 hit, yet the slapdash A Dame to Kill For feels like it was knocked out in director Robert Rodriguez’s basement over a three-day weekend

Daniel Barnes @ the SNR

images (1)Like The Bourne Legacy300: Rise of an Empire is more of a “parallel-quel” to the original film, telling a narrative that operates side by side with the already established storyline, while occasionally interweaving some of those new elements into the franchise’s mythology. It’s really quite annoying.