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: Double Impact

To this day Double Impact is one of Jean-Claude Van Dammeā€™s finest hours; it has great action, memorable characters and classic villains. JCVD plays two brothers Chad and Alex and I have to give him major props as he genuinel...
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 makingĀ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

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...
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 havenā€™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
 

 

 

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: Skin Trade

Skin Trade is one of my favourite movies of 2015; I know there are those of you who weren’t huge fans and I can understand why; it wasn’t without its flaws and the real action didn’t kick in until later in the...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

To Sequel or Not to Sequel: RoboCop (2014)

It was the reboot nobody really asked for but it was inevitable in this day and age; RoboCop was a reinvention of the Paul Verhoeven classic which came and went with little fanfare but it wasnā€™t a total failure. The 2014 movi...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

To Sequel or Not to Sequel: 6 Bullets

6 Bullets rapidly became one of my favourite Jean-Claude Van Damme movies; it tells the story of Samson Gaul, an ex-mercenary known for finding missing children who is hired by a mixed martial arts fighter whose daughter has be...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Should Keanu Come Back for Speed 3?

A couple of years ago there were whispers that Keanu Reeves would be interested in returning to the role of Jack Traven; his action hero from the 1994 classic Speed. After the disastrous sequel starring Jason Patric and Sandra ...
by Eoin Friel