Smacktalk Comix

November 15, 2011 Bryce Zabel

You know that here at The Smack we’re all about looking at movies through different filters. You’ve got your basic […]

From Paris With Love (2010) -vs- Taken (2009)

February 12, 2010 Bryce Zabel

Watch out when the American CIA comes to Europe in any movie made by the collaboration between French filmmakers Pierre Morel and Luc Besson because the body count will be high and the local infra-structure will certainly suffer. While both of these films let their leads hunt down and kill prodigious amounts of bad guys, one of them wanted to be Taken seriously while the other one merely wants to let you know that it’s a comically violent gift sent you From Paris with Love. The truth is if the CIA really had any agents who behave like Liam Neeson or John Travolta, the entire War on Terrorism would probably have been wrapped up by now. And Paris would probably be burning. […]