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Walking Tall (2004) – A Rewatched Quick Capsule Review

Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
In a world of massive CGI explosions, bloated casts and equally bloated run times revisiting a paired down, super lean sub 80 minute action film like Walking Tall is such a pleasure.  Yup it may not have cost $200 million to make or have a cast of A-listers but the simple story matched with a star making turn from The Rock (as he was then) and some top notch action sequences make this stand out from the usual crowded B-movie action fare.   It also holds up really well.  So yup Hobbs & Shaw may be bigger and louder but Walking Tall is the film you need to spend your time on.

Best Bit: Casino

Worth A Rewatch: Hell yes

If You Liked this Try: Hobbs & Shaw, Welcome to the Jungle, Faster


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Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden

Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil's Quick Capsule Review...

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