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~ Garber, You didn't say Goodbye ~

Advantages: Great Cast, Music, Characters, Humour
Disadvantages: Ending

...Goodbye ~ Last night me and my man decided to spend a Sunday night at the local cinema. We don’t go very often as it is so over priced at the moment but after we had seen the trailers for ‘Taking Pelham 123 we thought we ...

blackmagicstar4 03.08.2009 · Read full review
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Review of The Taking Of Pelham 123 (2009) (DVD)

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Twinkle toes Denzel and Travolta keep it on track!

Advantages: Decent remake
Disadvantages: Un-needed remake

Stars - Travolta V Washington RuN-TiMe - 106 minutes Certificate - 15 Country - American Genre - Action ------------------- When John Travolta and Denzel Washington go head-to-head in a big budget Tony 'Top Gun' Scott action movie then you just can ...

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A film that doesn't go off the rails

Advantages: excellent acting
Disadvantages: ending

...This was not a film that immediately grabbed my attention. Last week's Telegraph had a two page spread on it, and reading that left me quite uninterested. A modern re-make of an old film is always a risk, and the plot here didn't really seem to do much. ...

bruffyboy 01.08.2009 · Read full review
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We've been hijacked

Advantages: The character of Ryder
Disadvantages: Denzel Washington

My review is about the Taking of Pelham 123 (2009) Plot ----- Set in New York City, four heavily armed men have decided to take control of a train at the Pelham Bay Park Station. There leader is Bernard Ryder (John Travolta) and the train is full of i ...

languagetimothy 03.11.2009 · Read full review
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Pelham 4 Star

Advantages: The lead characters work wonderfully together
Disadvantages: James Gandolfini's Mayor

Remakes of old films or the making of films from old television series seems to be all the rage these days. Apparently, this version of the 1974 film "The Taking of Pelham 123" is an update rather than a remake, but that's just semantics, as it amounts to ...

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