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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

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: 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...
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: 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
 

 

 

To Sequel or Not to Sequel: John Wick

John Wick is my favourite movie of 2014; even better than The Raid 2, I hear you say? Why yes, and here’s why. It was an unapologetically R rated Hollywood action film. The type we rarely see any more so it was such a pleasan...
by Eoin Friel