Tag Archives: Mel Gibson

The Passion of the Christlike: Hacksaw Ridge, reviewed.


My NPR review of Hacksaw Ridge, Mel Gibson’s new movie about World War II conscientious objector and Medal of Honor recipient Desmond T. Doss, is here.

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Bulgarian Holiday: The Expendables 3, reviewed.

Expendables 3I reviewed The Expendables 3 for NPR, because their audience demanded it.

This movie made me weirdly nostalgic for the days when martial artists or athletes like current MMA champ Ronda Rousey or retired MMA fighter Randy Couture might be deemed worthy of their own low-budget action flicks. No, I can’t explain, really.