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Old 04-24-2015, 12:43 PM
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E has reviewed 'Taken 3'. He says the third and final entry in the franchise fails miserably. The Blu-ray features stunning video and enjoyable lossless audio, but this is a rental at best.

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Old 04-24-2015, 12:51 PM
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Liam is perfect for these roles. He needs better scripts. Even 2 was horrible, which made me not want to see this movie, which I hope I never do.
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Old 04-24-2015, 01:43 PM
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Liam is perfect for these roles. He needs better scripts. Even 2 was horrible, which made me not want to see this movie, which I hope I never do.
He's getting a little long in the tooth for these straight up action flicks. Should be doing more movies like Walk Among the Tombstones and The Grey. Darker, requires more acting and still gets to be a bad ass.

Loved Taken 1, own 2 because it was $5 and came with movie $ to Xmen but have yet to watch it.
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From the mini review on the blog, it sounds like it is a decent movie, just not Taken, but rather as The Fugitive.
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I liked Taken 2, wasnt near as good as Taken but the revenge plot from the families of the men he killed in the first worked just fine for me, the problem was the action scenes, poorly filmed and edited together, Olivier Megaton sucks in that regards, he ruined the Transporter franchise (which was just dumb fun) by doing the same thing, Neeson and Statham are guys that can whoop some serious ass and I would like to SEE it happen.

I'll watch Taken 3 and probably pick it up when it gets cheap to complete the trilogy, but I'm not hoping for much better than Taken 2, it took a lot for them to get Neeson back as I dont think he even wanted to do this one, they had to make the story line like this supposedly because its what Neeson wanted, he didnt want more kidnapping or something, probably why he looked like he didnt care throughout the whole thing
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I liked Taken 2, wasnt near as good as Taken but the revenge plot from the families of the men he killed in the first worked just fine for me, the problem was the action scenes, poorly filmed and edited together, Olivier Megaton sucks in that regards, he ruined the Transporter franchise (which was just dumb fun) by doing the same thing, Neeson and Statham are guys that can whoop some serious ass and I would like to SEE it happen.

I'll watch Taken 3 and probably pick it up when it gets cheap to complete the trilogy, but I'm not hoping for much better than Taken 2, it took a lot for them to get Neeson back as I dont think he even wanted to do this one, they had to make the story line like this supposedly because its what Neeson wanted, he didnt want more kidnapping or something, probably why he looked like he didnt care throughout the whole thing
Taken 2 was so awful. The scene that takes the cake was when he and his daughter speed through the US Embasssy. That scene was a complete joke. Oh wait, am I supposed to leave my brain at the door for that one. I saw people walk out of the movie theater after that scene, and I almost wanted to join them at that point.

I heard laughter when the daughter was running around throwing grenades.

Taken 2 was so absurd.
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Taken 2 was so awful. The scene that takes the cake was when he and his daughter speed through the US Embasssy. That scene was a complete joke. Oh wait, am I supposed to leave my brain at the door for that one. I saw people walk out of the movie theater after that scene, and I almost wanted to join them at that point.

I heard laughter when the daughter was running around throwing grenades.

Taken 2 was so absurd.
Yep and I like Absurd, I'm an easy person to please when it comes to movies and Taken 2 was nothing more than popcorn entertainment, yes it was completely ridiculous, but thats something I like, but like I said, its not Taken and it really wasnt that good, I can admit that with no problem but I still have fun with movies like this.

You want something that IS actually awful, try and sit through Superfast....THAT is one thats truly awful, Taken 2 looks like an Academy Award nominee after watching some of Superfast
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Old 04-27-2015, 01:31 PM
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Yep and I like Absurd, I'm an easy person to please when it comes to movies and Taken 2 was nothing more than popcorn entertainment, yes it was completely ridiculous, but thats something I like, but like I said, its not Taken and it really wasnt that good, I can admit that with no problem but I still have fun with movies like this.

You want something that IS actually awful, try and sit through Superfast....THAT is one thats truly awful, Taken 2 looks like an Academy Award nominee after watching some of Superfast
That's cool, as long as you like that type of movie and expect it, all is good
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I actually liked Taken 3. I wasn't expecting much since I thought Taken 2 was not very good.
Not as good as the first movie but leagues above the second.
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I actually liked Taken 3. I wasn't expecting much since I thought Taken 2 was not very good.
Not as good as the first movie but leagues above the second.
Which was more absurd - 2 or 3?
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