Mad Max: Fury Road: Hit or Miss?

It’s been a long and troubled journey for Max Rokatansky to return to our screens but very soon we shall finally see him once again, this time in the guise of Tom Hardy in Mad Max: Fury Road. Interestingly enough, in a recent...
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The Transporter: Refueled Hit or Miss?

The Transporter Trilogy made Jason Statham a household name with action fans; as I’ve said previously they came along during a quiet period for the genre. It was shortly after 9/11 and audiences were more interested in lookin...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Edge of Tomorrow: Hit or Miss?

Tom Cruise’s new sci-fi actioner Edge of Tomorrow looks rather awesome and I can’t wait to check it out. The action looks incredible and Emily Blunt is just gorgeous too. Whatever your feelings may be about Tom Cruise in re...
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47 Ronin: Hit or Miss?

Keanu Reeves has already proven himself a legend of action as far as I’m concerned with Speed, Man of Tai Chi, The Matrix and Point Break. He’s not about to win a Best Actor Oscar any time soon and yet he’s always very li...
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The Expendables 3: Hit or Miss?

But Eoin, surely this is a guaranteed box office hit?!?! Well, let’s just sit back and analyze it first. You all know this is my most anticipated movie of the year and will no doubt end up being my favourite of 2014, but will...
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Hercules: Hit or Miss?

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is one of the biggest action stars on the planet these days and he has (almost) earned the nickname “Franchise Viagra”. He’s one of the hardest working men in the industry and last year he wa...
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Hitman: Agent 47: Hit or Miss?

Hitman: Agent 47 hits theatres soon (August 27th) but I’m not exactly hearing much about it; aside from the odd trailer it doesn’t seem to be generating much buzz. The previous Hitman movie starring Timothy Olyphant was wid...
by Eoin Friel