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Unstoppable
Denzel Washington stops a runaway train loaded with toxic cargo.
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Film Review  November 19, 2010, by Marc Savlov
"...Starring: Denzel Washington, Chris Pine, Rosario Dawson, Ethan Suplee, Kevin Dunn, Kevin Corrigan, Lew Temple and Jessy Schram. Unstoppable is a lot like speed..."

Is K2 Unstoppable?
Rise in trips to the ER highlights prevalence of synthetic marijuana
News Story  June 11, 2015, by Nina Hernandez


The Unstoppable Bike Boulevard
Boulevard dream will soon be reality
News Story  July 9, 2010, by Lee Nichols


The Green Inferno
Eli Roth's long-delayed cannibal movie has passed its shelf life
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Film Review  September 25, 2015, by Marc Savlov
"...Greg Nicotero and Howard Berger of KNB EFX don’t stint on the gore, either, even if most of it will likely only be seen as part of the DVD extras – one ocular incident, in particular, will have audiences squirming long after they exit the theatre. Despite those high points, the once unstoppable Roth seems to have entered into a career cul-de-sac with Green Inferno (the marketing campaign has taken some serious negative hits on Twitter of late, too)..."

Mad Max: Fury Road
Glorious action cinema abounds on Fury Road
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Film Review  May 15, 2015, by Marc Savlov
"...Director of Photography John Seale goes all-out as well; Mad Max: Fury Road is epic, awe-inducing, extreme eye candy of the highest order, something like Buñuel meets Howard Hawks by way of an epinephrined-up Monte Hellman. Unstoppable and righteous, it roars across the no-lane hardpan like the four-iron horseman of the kinetic apocalypse, amped up on bathtub crank and undiluted movie love..."

It Follows
A killer force is spread through sex, and it's all very creepy and evocative
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Film Review  March 27, 2015, by Josh Kupecki
"...It is inevitable, be it disease, disaster, or disillusionment (believe me, that can be a killer). It Follows sets up a narrative in which an unstoppable force, in this case an entity that can take any human form, inexorably tracks its victims through sexual intercourse..."

Red Army
Doc presents the Russian team members' views of their stunning defeat by the U.S. during the 1980 Olympics
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Film Review  March 20, 2015, by Marc Savlov
"...during the 1980 Olympics at Lake Placid. Our side of the story has been told umpteen times (not least of which is the melodramatic Miracle, starring Kurt Russell), but Polsky’s documentary gives us the Russians’ point of view, which turns out to be even more fascinating, dryly humorous, and ultimately epic than even the U.S.’ fabled “miracle on ice.” Placed squarely within the context of the Reagan-era Cold War, when the Soviets were derided as an “evil empire,” Red Army makes a convincing case that the Russkies had it far worse than the Americans in terms of living and training conditions, which made their previously unstoppable team’s ignominious defeat all the more crushing...."

Rocky Balboa
This final chapter in the Rocky saga is terrific – maybe not great, like that first kiss of fist in ’76, but good, solid, exhilarating entertainment of the stand-up-and-cheer variety.
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Film Review  December 22, 2006, by Marc Savlov
"..."I'm fallin' apart," the now-59-year-old Rocky confides to Paulie (Young, the ecstatically grizzled series stalwart). "So's the whole world, Rocco." But, yo, it's worse for Balboa, who in the interim has lost his beloved Adrian (Talia Shire, seen in flashback) to the "women's cancer;" his son (Ventimiglia, replacing Stallone's real-life offspring Sage) to the corporate world; and, most importantly, his passion for living (what he calls "the beast inside") to the unstoppable wallop of time..."

Miracle
The Cold war provides the background for this Olympics ice hockey miracle starring Kurt Russell.
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Film Review  February 6, 2004, by Marrit Ingman
"...To say that Miracle is Disney’s dramatization of the 1980 U.S. Olympic ice hockey team’s surprising victory over the seemingly unstoppable Soviets is to tell you everything you need to know..."

Pitch People
If you grew up watching TV in the Seventies, as I did, then you doubtless have a small portion of your heart reserved for those magical, shoddy “As Seen On...
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Film Review  May 18, 2001, by Marc Savlov
"...Directed by: Stanley Jacobs. If you grew up watching TV in the Seventies, as I did, then you doubtless have a small portion of your heart reserved for those magical, shoddy “As Seen On TV” products such as Ron Popeil's miraculous Pocket Fisherman, the unstoppable Ginsu carving knife (“It actually cuts clean through this tin can!!”), and RonCo's Amazing Salad Shooter..."

The Bone Collector
What if Alfred Hitchcock and David Fincher gave a party and nobody came? They'd probably be stuck bandying about script ideas and -- after all the schnapps and canapés had...
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Film Review  November 5, 1999, by Marc Savlov
"...The crime scenes are downright Holmesian in their gaslit dourness -- though there are no gaslights to actually speak of -- and he can make even a clod of dirt take on grave menace. That still can't save the film from its wild sense of inconsistency, though, which is far more unstoppable than Rhyme and Donaghy combined...."

Alien Resurrection
The franchise's fourth outing
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Film Review  November 28, 1997, by Marc Savlov
"...Joss Whedon's script gamely tries to muck about with the topical ethics of cloning, and delves deep into the wellspring of motherhood and Oedipal conflicts, but at its heart the film is essentially another shoot-'em-up aboard the grimy confines of a big, dark ship. Weaver essays the new hotmama Ripley with wry, good humor – you can tell she's having a ball playing this unstoppable die-cast she-wolf, and both Perlman and Pinon are goofily fun as the boisterous, profane space smugglers, as is the perpetually apoplectic Hedaya (certainly he's more interesting here than in the recent A Life Less Ordinary)..."

A Better Tomorrow II
John Woo has remarked that this is one of his worst films, and though that's hardly the case here, it's also worth noting that this certainly isn't one of his...
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Film Review  January 28, 1994, by Marc Savlov
"...Now a drooling idiot, Lung is placed in Ken's care and slowly but surely rehabilitated. There's still another hour left in the film at this point, but why bother going into it here? Hark's script, like many of Hark's films, is a convoluted mess, rife with weird inconsistencies and contrivances, but nevertheless constantly steamrolling ahead like some unstoppable Dr..."

'You Come at The Queens, You Best Not Miss'
Last year's Texas Rollergirls champs face their heirs apparent
DAILY Sports  May 10, 2014, by Richard Whittaker
"...Another month, another Texas Rollergirls double header. This time, the May 10 matchups see the rebuilding Honky Tonk Heartbreakers versus the nigh-unstoppable Hotrod Honeys, before the Hell Marys try to leave the Hustlers in their flaming dust...."

Beside the Point: Still Waiting for the Punch Line
Awarding an anti-choice, nonmedical group a million-dollar state health contract is nothing short of absurdist comedy
News Column  September 22, 2016, by Mary Tuma
"...Adding insult to this injury, the health commission has launched a massive marketing campaign to advertise the health program the state so aggressively tattered, with a subtle tone of Reagan-era self-reliance – a propagandistic maneuver to place the onus of health care on low-income women and not the state that has so deeply failed them. Those pink billboards scattered around town and radio ads you're hearing implore independent women to "take charge" of their health and remind them they are "unstoppable." Well, hell, they must be unstoppable if they can survive without basic health care...."

Planes: Fire & Rescue
In this Disney follow-up, Dusty, the animated cropduster, still flies around like crazy, while learning to work in a group and be less of a showboat.
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Film Review  July 18, 2014, by Louis Black
"...Although he has a few missteps along the way, Dusty keeps learning. After successfully battling smaller fires the entire fire-and-rescue squad is almost overwhelmed by a fast-raging, seemingly unstoppable conflagration...."

Jack Reacher
Tom Cruise stars as the title character of Lee Child's novels in this thriller directed by the writer of Valkyrie and The Usual Suspects.
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Film Review  December 28, 2012, by Louis Black
"...Cruise’s performance as the title character provides the necessary intelligence, strength, and physical confidence to drive the film. In order for the character to work, Reacher has to be played as an unstoppable force of nature, yet one that is almost laid-back – a quality that Cruise pulls off fantastically..."

Ted
Mark Wahlberg and the teddy bear he willed to life as a child stay BFFs into adulthood in Seth McFarlane's zany first foray onto the big screen.
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Film Review  June 29, 2012, by Marc Savlov
"...The film opens in Boston in 1985, with a plummy narration by Patrick Stewart, explaining how one Christmas young John Bennett, an everyboy outsider, wished his new teddy bear to living, breathing (sort of) life. Voilà! Voiced by the director ("Oh, c'mon! I don't sound that much like Peter Griffin!" Ted says at one point), the bear is nonetheless extremely close kin to MacFarlane's seemingly unstoppable television Family..."

Texas Rollergirls: The 2012 Outlook
Before this weekend's bout, what did we learn from the season opener?
DAILY Sports  April 20, 2012, by Richard Whittaker
"...Last season, when the Honeys' seemingly unstoppable reign came crumbling down … well, wait, it didn't crumble. They got beat..."

8 Murders a Day
The drug-related violence occurring in Juarez, Mexico, is the subject of this impassioned documentary.
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Film Review  January 13, 2012, by Marc Savlov
"...The film's title comes from the average number of homicides that result from the ongoing – and, to all appearances, unstoppable – drug-related violence just south of the U.S. border, and documentary filmmaker Minn's sense of personal outrage is well-justified..."

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