Deadpool: Hit or Miss?

I’ve been looking forward to seeing Deadpool on the big screen ever since the “leaked” footage came online last year. It’s the role Ryan Reynolds was born to play and the clips and trailers so far have been spot on. The...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Hit or Miss: London Has Fallen

Olympus Has Fallen was one of my favourite action movies of the past few years; it was a massively entertaining throwback to the Die Hard-style actioners of yore with plenty of hard R violence thrown in for good measure. Gerard...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Point Break Remake: Doomed to Fail?

Very few of us can say we look forward to remakes and there’s usually a pretty good reason for it too. None of them have been particularly great and rarely live up to the originals. The interesting thing is, they don’t make...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

The Mummy (2017): Hit or Miss?

Tom Cruise returns this summer in Universal’s reboot of The Mummy; it also stars Russell Crowe and is meant to be the start of a shared universe with other classic monster movie characters like Van Helsing, The Creature from ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

The Lone Ranger: Hit or Miss?

So next week Johnny Depp and Armie Hammer star in the new HUGE budget adaptation of the classic Lone Ranger. So far the trailers haven’t drawn me in; there is lots of loud action but the script looks pretty bad and the to...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Atomic Blonde: Hit or Miss?

There are only a handful of action movies coming out for the rest of this year that have my attention but the one which I am most intrigued by is the upcoming Charlize Theron movie Atomic Blonde from John Wick director David Le...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Godzilla 2014: Hit or Miss?

One of The Action Elite’s fans Luis Lopez asked what we thought about the new Godzilla movie and if we’d write about it. As we never like to disappoint, here are my thoughts on the impending monster mash-up. Persona...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

San Andreas: Hit or Miss?

Dwayne Johnson is known as “Franchise Viagra” because he can raise up any move that’s an ensemble piece; he hasn’t had quite as much luck in movies by himself though with very few making a huge profit in the States. His...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

300: Rise of an Empire: Hit or Miss?

In case you don’t know, March sees the release of the belated sequel to 300. The story this time is as follows: After its victory over Leonidas’ 300, the Persian Army under the command of Xerxes marches towards the ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Jupiter Ascending: Hit or Miss?

Plot: “From the streets of Chicago to the far-flung galaxies whirling through space, Jupiter Ascending tells the story of Jupiter Jones (Mila Kunis), who was born under a night sky, with signs predicting she was destined for...
by Eoin Friel