Browsing the archives for the xXx tag

Beat the Clock

One of the many reasons that spy films have remained so popular is, that in the hands of a competent director, a considerable amount of tension and excitement can be built up with an against the clock finale. It’s a fine old chestnut, that is dragged out time and time again. There have been good […]

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xXx 2: The Next Level (2005)

AKA: xXx 2: The State Of The Union Director: Lee Tamahori Starring: Ice Cube, Samuel L. Jackson, Willem Dafoe, Scott Speedman, Peter Strauss. Music: Marco Beltrami After almost single handedly destroying the Bond franchise on Die Another Day, Lee Tamahori stuck his hooks into the xXx franchise. This movie is bad. I try to be […]

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xXx (2002)

Director: Rob Cohen Starring: Vin Diesel, Asia Argento, Marton Csokas, Samuel L Jackson, Michael Roof Music: Randy Edelman “If your gonna send some one to save the world – make sure they like the way it is!” A new breed of secret agent! xXx is presented as a James Bond movie for ‘Generation Next’ who […]

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