10 of the Best: Action Movie Music Scores of 2012

1. The Expendables 2 by Brian Tyler, pretty much the same as the first movie’s score but it’s sheer action movie bombast and few other scores could kick as much ass this year. 2. The Dark Knight Rises by Hans Zimmer...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

10 of the Best: 2012 Action Movies

So, December is here and we’ve already done the Action Elite Awards for the year. But what are the 10 best R Rated action movies of 2012? 1. Safe – Like I said before, it was a tough choice between this and Ex 2, bu...
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10 of the Best: JCVD Fight Scenes

A few weeks ago I posted my personal favourite Jean-Claude Van Damme movies, so today I thought I would bring up the subject of his best fight scenes. It’s a tough list to choose from as JCVD has had his fair share of awe...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

10 of the Best: Kurt Russell Movies

He’s one of the greatest action stars of all time and everyone loves Kurt Russell, so here are my personal favourite movies of his. 1. The Thing – John Carpenter’s remake of The Thing from Another World remain...
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10 of the Best: Movie Hitmen

1. Jules and Vincent (Samuel L. Jackson & John Travolta): Pulp Fiction – How can hired killers be so damn likable? Well, Sam and John are just that in Tarantino’s pop culture masterpiece. They’re cool and ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

10 of the Best: Dirty Harry One-liners

1. I know what you’re thinking. “Did he fire six shots or only five?” Well, to tell you the truth, in all this excitement I kind of lost track myself. But being as this is a .44 Magnum, the most powerful handg...
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10 of the Best: Buddy Movies

The Buddy movie has always been an important staple of the action genre. Two mismatched people (usually cops) are forced to work together despite their love/hate relationship. There are almost too many to put on one list but th...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

10 of the Best: Christmas Action Movies

Nothing says “Christmas” like shoot-outs, explosions and badass one liners, so here’s some of my personal holiday favourites. Yule love it! Yeah, I said it, shut up.           Die Hard...
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10 of the Best: Cures for a Good Mood

Sometimes I’m in a good mood, it doesn’t happen often but occasionally I have been known to smile. Whenever this anomaly takes place I like to rectify it straight away by watching something that would make even The ...
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10 of the Best: Steven Seagal Movies

I have to admit that I haven’t watched a lot of his straight to DVD movies of the past few years, although Maximum Conviction was good fun. In the 90’s though, Seagal starred in some awesome actioners so here’...
by Eoin Friel