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Live Free or Die Hard Reviews

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Kevin Carr
7M Pictures

It's an over-the-top spectacle of action violence, and I loved it.

Full Review Source: 7M Pictures | Original Score: 4/5

April 28, 2014
Jeffrey Lyles
Lyles' Movie Files

Provided you don't put too much thought into it and just enjoy the ride, you'll have a blast.

Full Review Source: Lyles' Movie Files | Original Score: 7.5/10

February 12, 2013
Ali Gray
TheShiznit.co.uk

Ultimately, a passable new Die Hard movie is more than anyone of us ever really expected, and that in itself is worth a jolly old Yippee-Ki-Ay.

Full Review Source: TheShiznit.co.uk | Original Score: 3/5

November 3, 2012
Hank Sartin
Time Out Chicago

Brainless? Sure. Entertaining? Yup.

Full Review Source: Time Out Chicago | Original Score: 4/5

August 14, 2012
Kim Newman
Sight and Sound

Though it's mostly entertaining (if overlong), there is a sense that the whole thing has become somewhat rote.

Full Review Source: Sight and Sound

June 18, 2012
Ben Walters
Time Out
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Len Wiseman handles many of the set-pieces with flair and tension.

Full Review Source: Time Out | Original Score: 3/5

November 17, 2011
Joshua Starnes
ComingSoon.net

Live Free or Die Hard needs a sense of joy, a sense that despite the harrowing nature of the situation, there is something entertaining - even to the participants - about the absurdity of the situation ... it doesn't have that.

Full Review Source: ComingSoon.net | Original Score: 6.5/10

March 29, 2011
Jay Antani
Cinema Writer

Fred Flinstone in the land of the Jetsons

Full Review Source: Cinema Writer | Original Score: 2.5/4

August 17, 2010
Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

Pulled off with just the right spatial Úlan

Full Review Source: CinePassion

August 27, 2009
Peter Keough
Boston Phoenix

The Die Hard series was about as animated as Rocky's face until director Len Wiseman restored it to its kinetic essence...

Full Review Source: Boston Phoenix | Original Score: 3/4

April 23, 2009
Tony Macklin
Fayetteville Free Weekly

Live Free or Die Hard is an over-the-top, fun rampage.

Full Review Source: Fayetteville Free Weekly | Original Score: 3.0/5

February 2, 2009
Bob Mondello
NPR.org
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It's not remotely plausible, but with Willis' McClane leaping onto the tailfins of passing jet fighters and bringing down helicopters by launching police cars at them, there's enough stuff blowing up that action fans won't mind much.

Full Review Source: NPR.org

October 18, 2008
Adam Tobias
Watertown Daily Times

Live Free or Die Hard is as close as we are going to get to reliving the good old action films of the '80s.

Full Review Source: Watertown Daily Times | Original Score: 3.5/5

July 23, 2008
Jeff Bayer
The Scorecard Review

I was actually nervous with all the gunfire and near misses. But then it kept happening over and over again. So instead of being involved, I studied the action sequences.

Full Review Source: The Scorecard Review | Original Score: 6/10

March 3, 2008
Brandon Fibbs
Colorado Springs Gazette

As more and more movies rely on massive CGI enhancement and Hong Kong choreographed wire-rigged fights, Die Hard revels in good, old-fashioned fist fights and real, immaculately executed stunts.

Full Review Source: Colorado Springs Gazette | Original Score: 7/10

February 28, 2008
Felix Vasquez Jr.
Cinema Crazed

Its hyperactive 80's chic action crap and I had a blast just the same...

Full Review Source: Cinema Crazed

January 27, 2008
Andrea Gronvall
Chicago Reader
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The bad guys' omnipotence at nearly every turn dilutes the film's suspense.

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

January 4, 2008
Owen Gleiberman
Entertainment Weekly
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An enjoyable pop projection of post-9/11 anxiety. That said, it also makes you nostalgic for the days when irresponsible action movies didn't have to deal with it.

Full Review Source: Entertainment Weekly | Original Score: B

November 28, 2007
James O'Ehley
SA Movie & DVD Magazine

It is is about as realistic as a Tom & Jerry cartoon, but then again, this is a Die Hard movie . . .

November 8, 2007
Bruce Bennett
Spectrum (St. George, Utah)

Yipee-ki-ay your way past the plot flaws and enjoy the ride.

Full Review Source: Spectrum (St. George, Utah) | Original Score: B+

October 22, 2007
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