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Published December 12th 2017
The train ride from hades
In a recent interview, Liam Neeson said that he was a bit long in the tooth (at 65) for action movies. Well, guess what? He's just released another one - and it keeps the audience on the edge of their seats.
Action is mostly on board a train, leaving from the iconic Grand Central Station, New York.
On the train, Neeson, whose character has just been fired from his job in insurance, is offered a lot of money by a mysterious woman stranger. His task – to identify "someone who should not be on this train".
A little time, and some deaths later, Neeson finds that the task is no small one and that the risks are exceedingly high, involving not only his survival but that of his family.
If you like suspense (think "Taken") and action (think "Die Hard") and like movies where excellent special effects and convoluted plot twists mean that one has not got time to ponder just how unlikely a tale we are being told, then you'll love this.
And Neeson isn't too old - not yet. He probably has at least a couple more movies like this in him. And, on balance, that's a good thing.