Liam Neeson, Laura Dern Michael Eklund (or as I call him ‘Creepy Norman’ becaue of his Blood Ties role)
So it may not have been titled Taken and not as much action as I remember in at least the first movie. However pretty much the same B.S.. It may as well be however Taken 4, though I enjoyed the dark humor and cheering for him in this Than the other movies.
Wow the clipshow (at Alamo Draft House) had lots of Snowmobile/plow bits in it, also some rap video where the guys are in snow breakdancing and wearing some air brushed running suits. I tried finding it but sadly I don’t know the artists or song title. Then there’s the goofy Liam Neeson –> Niece –> son –> Nissan
Some cause happiness wherever they go…
Others Whenever they go
We open in Kehoe Colorado where Liam’s character Nels Coxman is announced citizen of the year.
OMG that view! That… is Breathtaking! Well if that was my view I don’t think I’d mind waking up early in the morning! Heck I might want to sleep outside. SO they seem to live up on a hill from a valley (or in a Fjord looking area). Mr. Coxman is the snowmonbile driver and I think that is the biggest one I’ve ever seen. Good thing, as the snow there in one show looked like it was higher than the snowmobile!
So instead of being just kidnapped, Nels’ son Kyle is kidnapped from some thugs (who I am still trying to figure out why they did) and shoot him up with drugs and dump him. When Papa is told Kyle OD’ed he says he didn’t do drugs. ‘Creepy norman’ err sorry Michael Eklund plays speedo one of mobster Limbo’s minions.
Talk about going off the deep end. Yeah I guess no one would find the bodies that way, unless of course they wash up after the spring defrosting!
So wait a minute… there hasn’t been any opening credits… not really. Every so often a name pops up on screen. I’m guessing when we meet the actor/character. Not sure if I like how they did it…I like that it was different; However I’m not sure if I like the pauses in story and so on or if it takes away from the flow.
I wouldn’t really call this an action movie.. More like a thriller as there’s not much action in it. (at least not the way I define it…blade, John Wick, Fast & Furious for a few examples) but then Neeson is older and so I guess needs to be more tame. Or hopefully they are just saving the fun stuff for the end.
Cab ride… asks to change song “anything else” and lol BARBIE GIRL comes on
Wait a mob guy with a code of Honor? Really? And the dead mob guy has a purpley/pink color phone that more suited to a young girl. Sorry but I don’t think I’ve even seen a guy with a phone case on their phone. (and a GROWN man which should have a medium to dark color purple)
Ooh Girl! nice duck and grab~!
Wait is that ‘Hotel Montclair’ the same building used in The Shining?
Ok I have to clear the air of that Pig in the fridge/freezer in the Coxman house… The only time I’d have that showing off in front of the door would be around Halloween, or to creep out guests, cause that just looks like its in the way.
Why don’t the Natives and Coxman team up?
Still not sure of the actual reason why they dosed Kyle, did they think it was someone else? If it was mentioned I must have missed it.
‘Viking’ (the bossman) has a cool Jacket.. wonder if I can find a ladies version. Wait what is Neeson doing with that machine..Looks like a crane or.. rock crusher? Oh that’s what that is… (laughing in morbid demented snickers…)
So the end felt too quick but we get one more psychotic laugh when we see the guy that went parasailing…
For the Money.. matinee was enjoyable.. good for a rental but depends on the person for an actual purchase
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