Most Anticipated Actioners for the Rest of 2012

The summer season may be coming to an end but there are still a few bits of action left for the rest of 2012. Here are my personal pics for the rest of the year. The Hobbit would be number 1 but it’s not really action. &n...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Aussie Rules!

As I’ve said before, there aren’t too many up and coming American action stars these days, so it’s been up to the Brits and the Aussies to show them how it’s done. There are quite a few up and comers but...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

The Next Great Adventure?

One of my favourite kinds of action movie has always been the Adventure genre; Indiana Jones, The Mummy, etc, but like so many other genres there hasn’t been a new (decent) Adventure movie for a while. There was talk of a...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Henchmen Required

IS THIS YOU?             Here is your opportunity to see more of the world! And possibly destroy it. Our organization is looking for a candidate who will not question orders, kill upon request and ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Hollywood Ain’t the Problem… You Are!

We all love to bitch and moan about remakes, how the Action, Sci-Fi and Western genres are dying out, etc. However, sometimes I feel like we’re banging our heads against a brick wall. The reason for the rant today? The Ex...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

2013 Most Anticipated Actioners

So the summer of 2012 comes to a close and I have to say it’s with a little disappointment. I am still baffled as to why The Expendables 2 didn’t make a gajillion dollars when it was superior to the first film in ev...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Action Breakdown #17: Action Horror

I think I’ve mentioned this before, but I’ve loved the horror genre before the action genre. My first real exposure to movies (aside from kid’s films) were horror followed by action movies. These two genres se...
by Omar
 

 

 

Why the Action Genre Will Last Forever

The action genre has had its ups and downs much like any other genre in cinema. It had its Renaissance (the 80’s) and its slow periods of drought (the 2000’s), but if there is anything that a fan should remember: ev...
by Omar
 

 
 

Tony Scott: A Tribute

As I struggle to digest the news of the tragic passing of my idol, I thought I would write a small tribute. Tony Scott’s movies have been there for most of my life. Just when I was getting into action movies, Top Gun came...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

The Expendable Essentials

The wait is almost over! The Expendables 2 is almost here!! So, how does an action fan spend their last few hours (that will feel like weeks) to keep from chewing their nails down to the bone? Easy; they rewatch the original fi...
by Brian M