Something always felt a bit out of place for me in Martin Scorsese’s brilliant “The King of Comedy”, just released on Blu-ray for the first time. I couldn’t put my finger on it but chalked it up to it being thematically ahead of its time in its investigation of the cult of personality that defines modern entertainment.
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Here is the synopsis for “Crank High Voltage”:
In this high-octane sequel, hitman Chev Chelios (Jason Statham) launches himself on an electrifying chase through Los Angeles in pursuit of the Chinese mobster who has stolen his nearly indestructible heart.
“Crank High Voltage” is written and directed by Mark Neveldine and Brian Taylor – the duo behind the 2006 hit film “Crank” – and the upcoming “Game” starring Gerard Butler. Jason Statham (“The Transporter,” “The Bank Job”) returns to star as Chev Chelios.
Reprising their roles from the 2006 original are Amy Smart (“Road Trip,” the upcoming “Mirrors”) as Eve, Dwight Yoakam (“Sling Blade”) as Doc Miles and Efren Ramirez (“Napoleon Dynamite”) as Venus. Rounding out the cast are Clifton Collins Jr. (“Capote,” the upcoming “Star Trek”) and Bai Ling (“Red Corner,” the upcoming “Love Ranch”).
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