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Kill Count: Get the Gringo

I’ve always loved this movie and it deserved better than the straight to DVD/VOD fate it received.The plot was about a youngster who helps an American career criminal (Mel Gibson) learn to survive behind the walls of a brutal Mexican prison. Gibson has never been bad in anything and Get the Gringo is no exception. […]

News

Attack Force Z Getting New Blu-ray Release

Thanks to Wes Ray for letting us know about this one; according to Blu-ray.com Umbrella Entertainment and MVD Entertainmnet Group have officially announced their upcoming 35th Anniversary Blu-ray Edition of director Tim Burstall’s action drama Attack Force Z (1981), starring Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood, and John Waters. The release will be available for purchase on […]

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Bushwick (2017) Review

Plot: When a military force invades their Brooklyn neighborhood, 20-year-old Lucy and war veteran Stupe must depend on each other to survive. Review: Bushwick is one of the most intense action movies I’ve seen this year with a very timely premise: what happens when America has the next Civil War? When Donald Trump got into […]

Best Of

Awesome Action Movie Opening Scenes

If an action movie doesn’t grab you from the start, then it’s failed at its job; it needs to have something spectacular happen, introduce a great villain or just have a hero kick some ass. Below are some of my favourite action movie opening scenes. Star Wars and LOTR aren’t included as they’re more Sci-Fi/Fantasy […]

Die Hard Scenario
 
 
 
 
 

Security (2017) Review

Plot: An ex-special services veteran (Antonio Banderas), down on his luck and desperate for work, takes a job as a security guard at a run-down mall in a rough area of town. On his first night on the job, he opens the doors up to a distraught and desperate young girl who has escaped and […]

Behind the Scenes

Terminator 2 3D Interview: Villain To Hero

Terminator 2 returns to theaters this coming week and I can’t wait; apparently it has been beautifully remastered and looks fantastic. The following interviews have Jim Cameron and Arnie talking about transforming the Terminator from a villain into the good guy. Arnie saying “bullshit” is the highlight.


 
 

 

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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I Am Wrath (2016) Review

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The Verdict: 2.5 / 5 - Meh!
by Eoin Friel
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478: The Perfect Next Step for Arnie?

In 478, Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a man whose wife and child die in a plane crash. The tragedy was caused by an air traffic controller’s screw-up. The air traffic controller is vilified for his mistake and placed into prote...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

William Zabka Interview

William Zabka will always be remembered for his role as one of the most hated bullies in cinematic history. It’s been just over 30 years since the release of the 80’s classic, THE KARATE KID and audiences still hold...
by Corey Danna
 

 
 

Official Trailer for The Asian Connection

Today we have the official trailer for Steven Seagal’s new film The Asian Connection. The plot is about two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, who unwittingly steal a drug lord’s money when they rob a series of banks i...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Classic Trailer: Big Trouble in Little China

Hard to believe this movie turns 30 this July and I’ll do a celebration of it around about that date but today I thought I would post the original trailer which remains as quotable as ever. PLOT: Kurt Russell plays hard-b...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

In Defence of Steven Seagal

In the 90’s I was all about JCVD and Sensei Seagal; they were arguably my favourite action stars and movies like Out For Justice, Hard to Kill, Above the Law and Marked for Death were practically on repeat in my trusty VH...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Charlize Theron Joins Furious 8

It’s the series which just won’t end and according to Deadline “Universal Pictures has closed Charlize Theron to star in Fast 8, which director F. Gary Gray and producer Neal Moritz move into production next m...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

We’re Getting 4 Avatar Sequels?

That’s not a typo… FOUR! I don’t even care about one sequel; sure Avatar was pretty looking and an entertaining watch but it didn’t need a sequel and it’s been so long since the original that would...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Trailer for Western ‘Traded’

Any movie with Kris Kristofferson in it is worth watching; he doesn’t even need to act in this movie, he was a born cowboy like Sam Elliott. Traded also stars Trace Adkins and Michael Paré and is directed by Timothy Wood...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Celebrating 30 Years of Cobra

Plot: Los Angeles policeman Lt. Marion “Cobra” Cobretti (Sylvester Stallone) finds himself at the center of a spate of murders carried out by a secret society called New Order: killers who select “weak”...
by Eoin Friel