The Return of Chuck Norris

So we have a Renaissance of action stars returning back to the genre that defined their careers. Schwarzenegger has several movies down the pipeline, Lundgren is having success, and now we get the news that Chuck Norris is plan...
by Omar
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Man of Steel – video review

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The Verdict: 5 / 5 - A Classic!
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International Action

If there is one thing that has really developed over recent years, it’s the international audience for movies. Now, more than ever the International market can make or break a film’s success. Just because a film may...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

What Happened to Star Power?

I’m pretty sure it’s because of the recession, but has anyone else noticed that there’s no such thing as “star power” anymore? There is no guarantee of a box office hit, no matter who is in the cas...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Legends of Action: Charles Bronson

BirthDate: November 3, 1921 Died: August 30, 2003 I have to admit that I was a late bloomer in my fandom of Charles Bronson; I saw Death Wish years ago but his other films I didn’t catch until a couple of years ago. 10 years ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Reel Updates – Second week of August 2013

J-man gets you up to speed on this past week’s movie news, including posters, blu-ray releases and box office reports.
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My Thoughts: Robocop Remake

Robocop is one of the most influential and standout movies of the 80’s and a classic in the sci-fi and action genres. Of course, it is getting remade along with everything else. But is it worth checking out? Maybe. So far...
by Omar
 

 

 

In Action: A Two-Person Action Movie

We were contacted by Sean Kenealy about an indie project entitled In Action; what’s interesting about it is that there are only 2 people in it. I’ve taken the information from the Kickstarter campaign page which I&#...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Great Gatsby (2013) – video review

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The Verdict: 3.5 / 5 - High Octane!
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What’s the First Action Movie Ever Made?

You know why the action genre will never die? Because it has already been going for 110 years; that’s right, 110 years ago a 12 minute action movie was made called ‘The Great Train Robbery’ and it is essentially the first...
by Eoin Friel