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Synonyms for gunplay

a fight involving shooting small arms with the intent to kill or frighten

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Another officer, SHO Malik Saleem, as also injured in the gunplay which started at around 8:pm and was underway till 10:am.
Delirious in tone, and derivative in look and style--think Terrence Malick meets Sam Peckinpah, combined with the gunplay of John Woo's Hong Kong picks and the final shootout from "Bonnie and Clyde"--this big-budget family epic flopped domestically, but could be fun for midnight slots at offshore fests.
They are minor niggles but they can be overlooked for the game's inventiveness with the grappling hook, Rico's parachute, gunplay and the good old-fashioned blowing the hell out of everything factor.
SAN FRANCISCO: A "Red Steel 2" sword and gunplay videogame hitting the market on Tuesday pays tribute to the nameless hero carved into film legend by director Sergio Leone.
Two of the "bad" Cyglomites Kairone's bodyguards go around killing off good guys and setting fires and walking calmly away--until they're bested by a petite female neurosurgeon and then there are mad chase scenes gunplay a Jet Ski escape and abandoned vehicles "leaving nothing but fingerprints behind.
In particular, the fact of childhood fantasy gunplay has triggered such basic yet complex questions as: Should we allow our children to play with manufactured toy guns?
If you're an action fan, you know Woo's style: Heavy doses of slow motion, elaborate gunplay and random dove cameos.
Magic spells, however, produce a more exhilarating effect than the predictable gunplay.
This was especially likely if someone popular had been killed in the gunplay, but the haste with which two killers were hanged simultaneously from the same short length of rope was later judged to be a little extreme.
It is a place so violent that the Taliban imitators of the Islamic Courts, with their brutal ''justice,'' were still seen as vastly preferable to the khat-fueled warlord gunplay that made a misery of life in Mogadishu for more than a decade previous.
In the role of the unwelcome stranger, Chris Waters makes up for a slow start by stoking up the fear factor with some fancy gunplay in the second act.
However, if you're down for a little good-humored gay baiting with your gunplay, this mistaken identity/crime/buddy comedy will feel like a nice departure from the tired traps of the genre.
In this modern day update, director Jean-Francois Richet and screenwriter James DeMonaco place the emphasis on action and reset the gunplay from Los Angeles gangland to snowbound Detroit.
It's true, in the same way that gunplay is such a rare spectacle in Canadian movies--there are, for example, no cop movies in our cinema--we appear to be less interested in watching death than prbing its effects.
There's some gunplay and an explosion or two, but despite a touch of poignancy involving Nonno it's too much of a light romantic cross-cultural comedy (think Comfort and Joy meets The Sopranos) to spoil itself with anything heavy.