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Classic 18: Taken (2008)

I quite like Liam Neeson, but I never had him pinned as much of an action hero before I saw Taken. As a result, I’ll admit I wasn’t really excited about seeing it that much.  However, once the trailer hit my excitement peaked somewhat – it was after all, a revenge film, and as I may have mentioned in the past, I fucking right like revenge films, so I assumed I would like this.

“Ladies and Gentlemen, please put your hands together for the winner of Understatement of the Bloody Year.”

I FUCKING LOVED IT.  I MEAN, I REALLY REALLY FUCKING LOVED IT.

In case you didn’t know, Taken is about Liam Neeson, a bodyguard of sorts who lets his stupid daughter fly off to Paris with her silly mate.  Basically, they both get kidnapped and sold to the sex trade, and as a result of this, Liam Neeson gets FUCKING PISSED OFF and flies to Paris to bring all manner of harsh shit to these sex traffickers and their dicks.

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