Frank Martin is a Crap Transporter

You all know who Frank is right? The Transporter (played by Jason Statham).  So, we’re getting a TV Series apparently (someday) which I’ll check out, despite being Stathless. In his place will be Chris Vance from T...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Are Video Games the New Action Movies?

As you all know, this site is all about our love of the action genre. After seeing the amount of money “Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3” has made in 5 days ($750 Million) it got me thinking. Games are now surpassing ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Sam Worthington: The Next Action Hero?

I’ll probably get a load of flack for this but I don’t care, so I’m just gonna come out and say it.  I think Sam Worthington is a great action star.  Although he isn’t the best at an American accent, w...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Is Blu Ray a Step Back?

First of all, let me say that I love the picture and sound quality of (most) Blu Rays. But that’s about it; here are a number of things I hope the studios take note of and correct in the future. With DVD’s, when you...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

An Evening With Sylvester Stallone

So, last night I was in Niagara Falls with the family and we went to “An Evening with Sly Stallone”. It was in the same venue as the Al Pacino show we went to last year. Thankfully I knew the score before I got ther...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Why Do So Many Big-Budget Action Scenes Look The Same?

There seems to be a trend with the blockbusters just now for any action scene to look just like Transformers. All robots/aliens seem to have the grey gun-metal look to them. Battleship just looks like Transformers 4: “Oh ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

The Importance of Action Movie Music

The music score is one of the most important and underappreciated elements of a film. The music in a film tends to go unnoticed by so many film-goers, which is a great shame as without it; films would lack the emotion and tensi...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Out of Breath Actors

Have you ever noticed how a select few actors always seem to sound like they’re short of breath? No matter what the role is, they always seem to sound like they’re going to pass out. Here’s the top 4 off the t...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

How the French Reinvented Action Cinema

On September 11th, 2001, America was changed forever; the way they saw themselves and made their movies would never be the same. After the horrific events of that day, America stopped making action movies and lost their confide...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Doomed to Fail

A while back I wrote a blog called “It’s the Marketing, Stupid“, so this is kind of a follow up to that. There’ve been a bunch of movies over the past couple of years that have died at the box office and...
by Eoin Friel