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‘Passenger 57’ and ‘Action Jackson’ Coming To Blu-ray DVD This Summer

'Passenger 57' and 'Action Jackson' Coming To Blu-ray DVD This Summer

I predict that Wesley
is going to make a major comeback. Why not? He’s a good actor (even
great in the right part), has tremendous presence on the screen and he’s been
gone for so long that there’s a real hunger to see him back again.

And back in major film roles and not in that straight-to-DVD
hell that he was stuck in until he had to leave for a while for reasons we all
know about.

So it’s good news, to me at least, that his 1992 film, Passenger 57, directed by Kevin
, is coming out on blu-ray DVD for the first time this summer.

True, it’s a nothing more than a fast paced, wildly entertaining
and totally improbable B-movie Die Hard rip-off,  which runs only a trim 85 minutes (the perfect
length for a B movie). But when Wesley is on the screen, Wesley is on the
screen, if you know what I mean. 

And it’ll be fantastic to see it all remastered
and looking really great on blu-ray which Warner
Home Video
will do when they’ll release it on August 6th

Unfortunately, the bad news is that, on that same day, WHV
will also release, on blu-ray DVD,  the
ridiculous and cartoonish Action Jackson
with Carl Weathers. But the less
said about that one the better.

How bad is it?  I would
rather watch John Singleton’s Shaft (HERE)
again, than Action Jackson. It’s that bad.

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Yes, "Passenger 57" was one of those films we all crowded around the tv to watch when I was growing up. Good times :)


Action Jackson was not a bad movie – for its time. I like it. It was an entertaining movie. However, I'm not movie snob like this author.

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