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“A Somewhat Volatile Piece Of Hardware…”

[Contains unconvincing dread-wigs and SPOILERS!!!] I likened the first season of CW’s Nikita to a “drunken game of Cluedo”, but season two seemed more like a drunken game of Buckaroo!, as the writers stacked increasingly silly plot-twists and convoluted character … Continue reading

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La Nouvelle Nikita? Non.

As a writer-director, Luc Besson can take credit for two of the greatest “girl-assassin-in-training” flicks ever made (namely Nikita and Léon)… but as a co-writer-producer, he also has to take the blame for sub-par, flashy-but-dumb dreck like Colombiana (2011). The … Continue reading

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No Kit? Aw…

[Contains stock boat-race footage and SPOILERS!!!] Naked Weapon (2002) opens with a trio of CIA operatives staking-out a fancy hotel, waiting for a sexy-lady-assassin to off one of its residents, so they can track her back to her boss, the … Continue reading

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“Killin’ For The Man”

[Contains deadly nerve-gas-emitting ear-rings and SPOILERS!!!] One of my early Xmas presents this year (or rather, one of the presents I bought for myself with money I hope to recoup from Santa at a later date) was the first season of … Continue reading

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Code Name: Joséphine

[Contains mouse-loving SPOILERS!!!] Since the original Nikita (aka La Femme Nikita) was released back in 1990, it has been remade in American (as Point of No Return (aka The Assassin)), and spawned two separate TV series (La Femme Nikita in … Continue reading

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