Liam Neeson movies?

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  1. Laibach

    Laibach дневник старог момка Thread Starter

    Over the past few weeks I've seen three different Liam Neeson films: Non-Stop, Walk among the tombstones and Run all night.

    While they aren't the greatest movies of all time, I think they're entertaining and also the Taken films, especially the first, were good action films that do not require much from the audience except sit and enjoy the show.

    What is your opinion of these movies? Is Liam Neeson the new Charles Bronson?
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  2. SMcFarlane

    SMcFarlane Forum Resident

    I've seen the films you mention (except Run All Night I think, don't recall it) and I agree they're not bad films but I just don't think he's that good of an actor and even seems somewhat "out of it" on chat shows like Graham Norton.
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  3. He's the current action figure, no more, no less. I have a few of his titles in my collection.
  4. jwoverho

    jwoverho Licensed Drug Dealer

    Mobile, AL USA
    He's worked his way into popular culture. Even my 10 year-old daughter has said " I WILL find you!"
  5. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    I own most of his movies on DVD...huge fan!
  6. agentalbert

    agentalbert Senior Member

    San Antonio, TX
    I quite liked Run All Night. It's the best of the recent spate of "Liam-is-a-badass" movies. The other two you mentioned were pretty mediocre.
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  7. rjp

    rjp Senior Member

    he has been making the same movie over and over again for about 10 years now, hasn't he?
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  8. tommy-thewho

    tommy-thewho Forum Resident

    detroit, mi
    I like them... Entertaining.
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  9. Wondering

    Wondering Well-Known Member

    "Taken" has so maxed out the simple plot line, how many more can they do?
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  10. Wondering

    Wondering Well-Known Member

    Blu Ray!

    If you were really a huge fan.
    Or do you mean you are personally very large?
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  11. Lightworker

    Lightworker Forum Resident

    Deep Texas
    I have a hard time with Liam Neeson and Daniel Craig action movies since
    I found out that both are militantly 'anti-gun' in real life. The Hollywood
    "do as I say, not as I do" attitude is worthy of intense and sustained ridicule.
  12. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    you're a funny guy...
    DVD is just as pertinent my friend.
  13. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    who cares? their movies are's all fantasy.
  14. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    as many as the box office success permits.
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  15. Wondering

    Wondering Well-Known Member

    Michael, last time I checked, not a guy.

    Michael, last time I checked, DVD looked very mediocre on my 60" Plasma!
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  16. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!

    OPPS I'm so sorry !You're a funny girl!
    DVD works for me.
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  17. Wondering

    Wondering Well-Known Member

    I keep forgetting I am on a forum where obsolete and old things are cherished. Carry on!
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  18. royzak2000

    royzak2000 Senior Member

    Why they are actors, doing their job, acting.
  19. Lightworker

    Lightworker Forum Resident

    Deep Texas
    Craig's 'James Bond' seems visibly uncomfortable handling firearms onscreen. Sean Connery cradled that little
    Walther he carried like it was his favorite briar pipe. If Craig is acting, he's doing a substandard job. Liam seems
    like he's had some training, hence my disappointment with his apparent hypocrisy.
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  20. drgn95

    drgn95 Under the Wire

    I like and own Rob Roy, not to bad of a movie.
  21. Holy Diver

    Holy Diver Forum Resident

    I even like the first Darkman.
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  22. royzak2000

    royzak2000 Senior Member

    It's not hypocrisy, it's actors doing the best they can if Liam does it better than Craig just means he's a better actor.
    You don't think that funny actors are really funny or tormented actors are about kill themselves, they are doing a job, working, putting themselves in character
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  23. Lightworker

    Lightworker Forum Resident

    Deep Texas
    Blonde: "I need to take a computer plane to Pepsi Cola.
    Airline ticket agent: Do you mean a commuter plane to Pensacola?
    Blonde: Whatever!
  24. eeglug

    eeglug Senior Member

    Chicago, IL, USA
    I wonder if the trauma of losing his wife has caused to him to just take jobs that come his way, as a way of keeping busy. (Although I know that the first Taken predates his wife's passing.) BTW I think he's a pretty decent actor but these actions roles seem to have him on autopilot for the most part.
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  25. Michael

    Michael I LOVE WIDE S-T-E-R-E-O!


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