Hey remember the original "Die Hard," from 1988 , well in 2013 Bruce Willis still remains a die-hard at the box office. In John Moore's 'A Good Day to Die Hard' delivers the goods in explosions and destruction. This plain Jane action film wrapped with a dusty Die Hard wrapper 25 years later is vital and exciting best this film feels like a near-death experience. For Die Hard fans, even though Bruce Willis comes off older in this film, his
exciting character portrayal demands you want to believe that he's still John McClane. And not just because of this action flick's and over the top action sequences that director John Moore's delivers the goods in exciting demolition form, in 'A Good Day to Die Hard'.
As Bruce Willis who makes a stand for 1980s action heroes would say, Yippee-ki-yay for Die Hard. 'A Good Day to Die Hard' which is nearly 25-year-old franchise, Valentine weekend debut at No. 1. It's true, since opening Thursday, the film, the fifth installment in the action series, has grossed $37.5 million, from Thursday to Monday. This "Die Hard" adventure is totally exciting, this and absolutely has to be the best, film ever because you sense throughout this epic all the near-death experiences.
The plot, as, John McClane, Bruce Willis heads to Russia in this fifth Die Hard epic still portraying that likable, sympathetic action schmuck cop from 1988, this time, while ending up with plenty of gashes winding up on his white dome. We meet his grown son John Jr. they deliver plenty of snappy rapore...John McClane:You wanna hug? John Jr.: We're not a hugging family. John McClane: Damn straight. Later during rapid gunfire: John Jr.: Do you go lookin' for trouble or does it always find you? John McClane: I still ask myself the same question.
After last summers, 'The Cold Light of Day' it seemed our boy Bruce, was starting to phone in his roles. Only appearing in less than half the film,'The Cold Light of Day' was an appropriately named action drama , generated very little heat or light, even for co-stars Henry Cavill or Sigourney Weaver. And lets face it, Bruce you barely stopped by Sly Stallone's 'The Expendables', long enough to even risk a scratch.
You did clean up on 'Looper', that futuristic action thriller time travel that invented a way to make over $60 million at the box office mainly due to you & your "Looper" younger alter ego, hired gun, co-star Joseph Gordon-Levitt. If your asking how this bald badass, Bruce Willis, churns out blockbusters in a universe where leading men are x-termly ripped with big hair and bigger egos, while still feeding the gossip mill without a meltdown.
Meanwhile recently the ones who did suffer were Bruce Willis' 'Expendables' buddies, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone, who struck out with 'The Last Stand' and Bullet to the Head, bombing back to back.
Bruce Willis, originally a Jersey-bred actor cut a swath through the L.A. club scene with a parade of lovely ladies. Formerly as a barkeep he hosted a three-day house party at his digs in Los Angeles and got arrested for allegedly assaulting a cop. To finally being famous by being the wise cracking private eye With 'Cybil Sheppard' on TV's 'Moonlighting'. With a half dozen films of Bruce's still to be released this year which includes 'Red 2' and Expendables 3, Bruce Willis will always Die Hard to keep us entertained .