Where Should Mike Banning Destroy Next?

Olympus Has Fallen and London Has Fallen were both hugely enjoyable old-school action movies and Gerard Butler’s Mike Banning is one of the few action hero characters left in modern action cinema. I don’t want to see the se...
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My Stupid Idea for a Sequel to The Rundown

I always thought The Rundown starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Sean William Scott was an unappreciated gem which sadly didn’t make a lot of money at the box office. With a budget of $85 million it only ma...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

To Sequel or Not to Sequel: Falcon Rising

SYNOPSIS: Falcon Rising, the first installment in the CODENAME: FALCON franchise, introduces former marine John “Falcon” Chapman, a dark anti-hero driven by guilt and suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, w...
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To Sequel or Not to Sequel: Close Range

Close Range was a fun actioner from 2015 and starred Scott Adkins as new badass on the block Colton MacReady. When I spoke to writer Chad Law a while back he discussed his inspiration for the character: To me, that’s far too ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Will We Ever Get a National Treasure 3?

Nobody really talks about the National Treasure movies much; I mean, they aren’t amazing but I always enjoy a fun adventure flick and both movies are perfect Saturday night fare. The first movie was a surprise hit making...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

To Sequel or Not to Sequel: Crank 3

The first two Crank movies are the most batshit crazy movies you’ll ever see with outrageous action, public sex scenes and Jason Statham on fine wise-cracking form. Part 1 is arguably the superior movie as the second one ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

To Sequel or Not to Sequel: Blood & Bone

Blood & Bone kinda came out of nowhere a few years back and frankly blew us away with its awesome action scenes. The plot is straightforward enough: In Los Angeles, an ex-con Isaiah Bone (Michael Jai White) takes the underg...
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To Sequel or Not to Sequel: Homefront

The 2013 Jason Statham movie Homefront was one of his best, not just because it had Statham breaking necks but also because the characters were surprisingly well developed. In case you haven’t seen it the story is as foll...
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To Sequel or Not to Sequel: Kingsman

I saw Kingsman: The Secret Service last week and I have to admit that I haven’t had so much fun at the theatre in a long time. It had the spirit of the old James Bond films but with a modern twist and some ultraviolence throw...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Does Terminator Genisys Deserve a Sequel?

Terminator Genisys has now reached over $300 million worldwide which is actually a pretty decent haul considering the lukewarm reception it’s received from so many people. Personally I quite enjoyed it; it wasn’t a classic ...
by Eoin Friel