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U.S. Premiere Of 'AMY' - Arrivals

Charles Michael Davis - U.S. premiere of 'AMY' held at ArcLight Cinemas - Arrivals at ArcLight Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Thursday 25th June 2015

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Comic-Con International: San Diego - 'The Last Ship' Party Aboard The USS Midway

Charles Michael Davis - Comic-Con International: San Diego - TNT and CraveOnline celebrate 'The Last Ship' aboard the USS Midway, featuring performances by Grimes and MGMT - San Diego, California, United States - Saturday 26th July 2014

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CW Upfronts Arrivals

Charles Michael Davis - The CW Upfronts 2014 at The London Hotel by The New York City Center - NYC, New York, United States - Thursday 15th May 2014

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PaleyFest 2014 Originals Presentation

Charles Michael Davis - PaleyFest 2014 - "Originals" presentation held at The Dolby Theatre. - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 23rd March 2014

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Damien Hirst Exhibition Private View At Tate Modern

Michael Davis - Andrew Logan and Michael Davis Tuesday 3rd April 2012 Damien Hirst Exhibition Private View at Tate Modern

Shoot 'Em Up Review


Excellent
Presenting the recipe for a Shoot 'Em Up cocktail: Mix together a shot each of John Woo, Chuck Jones, and Run Lola Run, a dash of Sergio Leone and the Coen Brothers, add a twist of John Cassavetes' Gloria, shake vigorously and pour.

Michael Davis' Shoot 'Em Up is a giddy, deranged, pumped-up theme park ride in Bullet Land where the bullets fly like rain, bodies drop like hail, and carrots are used as lethal weapons.

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Eight Days A Week Review


Weak
Keri "Felicity" Russell would probably rather forget she made this movie back at the start of her career, but she did, and now Warner Brothers, which owns it, figures you'll pay to see the sad start to what became a budding and quite capable actress.

Eight Days a Week is essentially a teen sex comedy designed for underdog geeks. Joshua Schaefer plays Peter, a square high school senior who is smitten with the girl next door, the trollopy yet pretty Erica (Russell). Only problem is Erica has a brutish boyfriend, and she rightfully thinks Peter is a tool. So Peter does the only sensible thing he can imagine: He vows to spend the summer camped out in Erica's front lawn, where she's sure to notice him eventually.

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Crank Review


Very Good
They call it the "Beijing cocktail" and when it's injected into your bloodstream you've got about an hour to live. The science behind the drug is cloudy. But all you need to know is that it slows your heart to a crawl. A deadly crawl. The only solution is adrenalin. Lots and lots of adrenalin. When contract killer Chev Chelios (Jason Statham) is pumped full of "Beijing cocktail" he catches on quick that to survive - see his girl, kill the man who doped him, even some scores - he's got to keep moving. Keep pumped. This means we're treated to roughly 90 minutes of Statham ingesting, swilling, snorting or injecting every drug, energy drink and caffeine powder he can find. Exactly 85 minutes of Statham racing through downtown L.A., bowling over pedestrians, shooting mobsters, brawling with gang bangers and having sex in public. Eighty-five minutes of Statham doing anything and everything possible to keep his heart beating as rapidly as it can. Crank is trashy, vulgar, violent, and every bit as excessive as you'd imagine. I loved every delirious minute of it.

The best parts of the film are those you don't expect. We know that Statham, being a hit man (and British at that), will go after the men who wronged him. We know he'll get into all manner of complications along the way. That's Action Film 101. Where Crank excels is in its inventiveness. Like Pulp Fiction before it (or the recent, underrated Running Scared) the thrill is in the unexpected turns. And the plot of Crank is geared for constant invention. Stratham needs to stay mobile, needs to stay pumped, so the film never passes up an opportunity to shove some action his way. When Statham begins to flag (the sound flutters, the picture dims) and he needs an adrenaline fix, the audience is cued for another round. It's almost William Castle-like in its fun gimmickry.

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100 Girls Review


Good
One hell of an oddity, 100 Girls is the bizarre tale of a lovestruck young geek (Jonathan Tucker) who, after a mysterious one-night stand in a darkened elevator, finds himself pining for the girl he connected with on that night. The only problem -- he never saw her face or got her name, but of course she's The One.

Tucker's Matthew embarks on a quest to scour the college dorm in which they met in order to track the mystery woman down. His M.O.: Posing as a maintenance man so he can sneak into the girls' rooms and try to match up a pair of panties she left behind in the elevator. And somehow this is meant to be charming.

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100 Women Review


Good
Ostensibly a sequel to the mildly funny 100 Girls, this raunchy comedy follows essentially the same story (only taking place a few years later and with a completely different cast).

The story starts out with our mildly pathetic hero Sam (Chad Donella), who after a string of bad romances, finds his soulmate in the slap-happy Hope (Erinn Bartlett). But he loses her number, and when he finds her again she's inexplicably sad. So Sam goes on a quest to find out why, along the way falling in love with another girl, Annie (Jennifer Morrison, the chick from Urban Legends).

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Shoot 'Em Up Movie Review

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Crank Movie Review

Crank Movie Review

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