With Daniel Craig All But Confirmed, Can Bond Find His Mojo Again?

The character of James Bond has always carried a swagger and a touch of elitism that has helped to create a quintessentially upper-class British portrayal of an action hero; one who, of course, enjoys drinking a watered do...
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Remo Williams: A Retrospective

Plot: A New York cop wakes up from a mysterious accident with a new identity. He finds himself in the employ of a secret unit which was set up to investigate a dangerous industrialist whose organization has secured several gove...
by Eoin Friel
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Top Casino Films That Will Get Your Heart Racing

Casinos are an excellent backdrop for excitement and adrenaline. The fast-paced, heart-pumping moments of high stakes make perfect settings for the twists and turns of action films. There have been many movies over the years th...
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Forgotten Die Hard Clone: Lethal Tender

Lethal Tender doesn’t get talked about as one of the better Die Hard clones and there’s a reason for that, it’s not really all that amazing but it does have a few things to make it worth a watch. I picked it up on VHS a f...
by Eoin Friel
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Anyone Remember The Ninja Wars (1982)?

There are no words for how awesomely bonkers this movie is; it’s like a surreal dream with lashings of over the top bloodshed and hilariously unconvincing decapitations. I love it! The story is as follows: A fortuneteller pro...
by Eoin Friel
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Double Dragon: Ultimate Guilty Pleasure?

I’m actually old enough that I used to play the videogame Double Dragon on my Commodore 64 growing up; “what the hell is a Commodore 64?” I hear you say. Well, gather round children and I shall tell you a tale...
by Eoin Friel
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A Tribute to Officer Anne Lewis

Today marks the 30th anniversary of the satirical sci-fi/action classic RoboCop so I wanted to pay tribute to one of my favourite characters from the first three films: Officer Anne Lewis played by Nancy Allen. When we are firs...
by Eoin Friel
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Classic TV Spot for The Challenge (1982)

Scott Glenn and Toshiro Mifune star in this underrated classic with fight scenes coordinated by some guy called Steven Seagal. Directed by the late, great John Frankenheimer The Challenge tells the story of an American box...
by Eoin Friel
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Underrated Gem: 3000 Miles to Graceland

If you rely on scores from Rotten Tomatoes then you’ll be missing out on practically every action or horror movie ever made. 3000 Miles to Graceland is sitting at 14% Rotten on the site which shows that critics don’t know d...
by Eoin Friel
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Runner Runner Flop. A Genre is in Desperate Need of Modernisation.

Gambling is a perfect subject for narrative drama.  A poker game has a cast of characters and the interplay of these characters will affect the outcome of the narrative.  The game imposes a narrative structure, with a...
by Eoin Friel