Daydreaming of Star Wars: Episode VII – Heir to the Empire

So, I have been waiting for what seems like forever now, for any nugget of information on Disney’s new take on Star Wars. Who will take the director’s chair? Will we be seeing the return of some of our beloved stars...
by Brian M
 

 

 

Action Movies Adapted from Books

We all know that Ian Fleming created the greatest secret agent of them all: James Bond, but what other action movie heroes sprang from the minds of novelists? John McClane for one thing; in 1979 a book called Nothing Lasts Fore...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Why I’m Worried About The Last Stand

As an action movie site, to us Arnie is King, that goes without saying. Watching him blow shit up and utter the odd terrible one-liner always brings a smile to my face. When I first heard about The Last Stand, I rejoiced and th...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Are You an Action Hero?

We’ve put together an essential checklist to see if you have what it takes to become the next action hero. Check it out below; are you the next McClane…. or the next Bieber?            
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Poll: Who Has Been the Best Cinematic Batman Villain?

I already know that everyone will say Heath Ledger’s Joker but I’m going to add this poll anyway. I actually loved Jim Carrey as The Riddler and Michelle Pfeiffer as Catwoman too. I’m including the Tim Burton ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Action Breakdown #21: Film Techniques

A director is probably as important to the action movie as the actor or the effects are. He is the man responsible for bringing the action to life and delivering that spectacle to us when we enter the movie theater. The directo...
by Omar
 

 
 

What’s Next for Batman?

So Christopher Nolan has now finished his Dark Knight Trilogy and Warner Bros. are already talking about rebooting the series and creating a Justice League movie. I guess it could work, but personally I’d love them to do ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Black Friday as an Action Movie?

So I attended my first midnight Black Friday shopping spree (more like stampede) and realized something. How about an action film set within the confines of a store on Black Friday? Think of the possibilities. Our hero is in li...
by Omar
 

 
 

When Clubbing Goes Bad

You know how it is, you’re sitting in on a Saturday night and decide “I wanna dance!” So you put on yer dancing shoes and head out to your local Tech Noir for some disco greatness. Alas, things do not go as pl...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Poll: Would You Like to See a Nightwing Movie?

I take it by this stage everyone has long since seen The Dark Knight Rises and knows about the ending. If you do not, then please, for the love of God, don’t continue reading. Besides, you call yourself a Batman fan and y...
by Eoin Friel