9 March 2014 8:06 PM, PDT | WeAreMovieGeeks.com | See recent WeAreMovieGeeks.com news »

With Homefront, the ever prolific Jason Statham was back for his third film of 2013! First it was Parker, then Redemption (which went straight to Redbox) and finally this Sylvester Stallone-penned film based on the book by Chuck Logan. Much has been made of the script being written by Sly mostly because short-term memory critics forget the man has written a ton of screenplays, was Oscar-nominated for one, and developed three of the most successful movie franchises of all time. Here again he shows that he hasn’t lost his touch. It’s a simple-minded and predictable Bronsonesque revenge tale but it mostly works. As for the action, we get a couple of car chases and lots of the old fashioned brawling Statham fans expect.

When Jim Batts reviewed Homefront for We Are Movie Geeks in November, he wrote “Director Gary Fleder keeps the story moving forward and gives us »

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