"Die Hard 4.0" directed by Len Wiseman [review]
Prescott, Nicholas Adrian
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When it opened in 1988, the original Die Hard wowed audiences, ushered in a new generation of blockbuster Hollywood action-thrillers, and made a megastar of Bruce Willis, who was, at the time, the still-hirsute star of TV’s Moonlighting. The director of the original film, John McTiernan, was a young filmmaker whose skills with an action sequence were considerable; he would return to the franchise a few years later to make the third instalment, Die Hard With A Vengeance, a disappointing though still very bankable entry.