Distributor: Arrow Video
BBFC Classification: 18
Directors: Nico Mastorakis & Peter Rader
Starring: Brian Thompson, Oliver Reed, George Kennedy, Michelle Moffett, José Ferrer, Jordana Capra, Barbara Lee Alexander
Although Hired To Kill is over 25 years old and comes from a time when macho men with huge machine guns were the action heroes and not suit-wearing computer hackers it is quite a canny on the part of Arrow Video to re-release it just as internet discussions on the merits of having an all-female Ghostbusters movie reaches heights of near-stupidity. This is because Hired To Kill is essentially a re-telling of The Magnificent Seven but with women as the mercenaries risking their lives – who knew?
But although there are a few tough-as-nails beauties making up the cast this is essentially Continue reading