Bradley Archive

Movie Review: ‘Embattled’

Embattled is a surprisingly moving and engaging family drama set in and around the world of MMA fighting. It follows a formerly estranged father and son as they try to advance the son’s career as an MMA fighter, following in the footsteps of his ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Fatman’

Fatman is a jolly good action/thriller/comedy starring Mel Gibson and Walton Goggins. While some of the intended comedic elements did not really hit their marks, the action, plot, and main actors/characters work well enough on their own to create an entertaining thrill ride; so ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Informer’

Joel Kinnaman (Robocop 2014, House of Cards) takes the lead in this dramatic crime thriller from writer/director Andrea Di Stefano (Escobar: Paradise Lost) and writers Matt Cook (Angel Has Fallen) and Rowan Joffe (28 Weeks Later). While not a perfect film (what is), there ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Don’t Look Back’

Do you remember the final episode of Seinfeld? That episode that many people either loved or hated where the main group witnesses a crime, does nothing to stop it, and goes to jail? Well, the writer of Final Destination, Jeffery Reddick (in his feature ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Cagefighter’

Mixed Martial Arts and Pro Wrestling combine to make a formidable pairing in this new film from writer/director Jesse Quinones. Reiss Gibbons (Alex Montagnani) receives his fifth MMA title as the film starts and is on his way to being one of the greatest ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘The Runners’

Teenage rebellion of a brother’s attempt at parenting turns into human trafficking in this uneven action thriller. With fair acting, a meaningful premise focused on a horrible problem, and stunning cinematography, this is a decent movie for casual viewers. More nitpicky viewers might balk ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Exit Plan’

Here is a topic that does not often take center stage in American films: suicide. However, the Danish film Exit Plan (previously Suicide Tourist, or Selvmordsturisten) centers around a suicidal man and a creepy hotel that specializes in assisted suicide. On the surface, the ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘Hammer’

How far would you go if a family member were involved in criminal activity? What can you do when little white lies turn into dark secrets? These topics are explored in the new suspenseful crime drama Hammer when a father catches his estranged son ...Read More

Movie Review: ‘A Clear Shot’

In 1991, I was 10 years old and paying zero attention to news, local or national (such blissful times). One of the news stories I apparently missed that year was the largest hostage siege negotiation in the United States. Thanks in part to a ...Read More