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James Bond 25 Has a Release Date

I guess this means Daniel Craig is coming back after all which will give him plenty to complain about; I was hoping for a revamp but it looks like the 25th James Bond film will hit the U.S. on November 8, 2019.  According to Deadline “Daniel Craig, who has one movie left on his deal, […]

Trailers

New Trailer to Paradox

Plot: Hong Kong cop Lee (Louis Koo) goes on a search in Thailand for his missing daughter Chi (Hanna Chan). Thai Chinese police officer Chui Kit (Wu Yue) lets Lee join the investigation, having no idea that Lee is going to use the mass media to hunt for clues. A short clip which accidentally filmed […]

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Forgotten Die Hard Clone: Lethal Tender

Lethal Tender doesn’t get talked about as one of the better Die Hard clones and there’s a reason for that, it’s not really all that amazing but it does have a few things to make it worth a watch. I picked it up on VHS a few weeks back (that’s not a typo) and gave […]

New On Home Video

Cyborg Getting a Scream Factory Upgrade

Scream Factory have a bunch of new titles which will be getting the Collector’s Edition treatment soon (see below) and the most interesting one to me is the Jean-Claude Van Damme sci-fi actioner Cyborg. No word on whether it will include the “Slinger” version of the film or what special features will be on it […]

Trailers

New Trailer for Thor: Ragnarok

Man, I decide to take a few hours off the site and every trailer known to man gets released. Sigh. Anyway, here’s a new trailer to Thor: Ragnarok. Plot: Imprisoned on the other side of the universe, the mighty Thor (Chris Hemsworth) finds himself in a deadly gladiatorial contest that pits him against the Hulk […]

Trailers

Trailer to Ready Player One

PLOT: When the creator of an MMO called the Oasis dies, he releases a video in which he challenges all Oasis users to find his Easter Egg, which will give the finder his fortune. Wade Watts finds the first clue and starts a race for the Egg. CAST: Hannah John-Kamen, T.J. Miller, Ben Mendelsohn, Tye […]


 
 

 

Rambo 5: A Necessary Venture?

Recently, Stallone raised the idea of going forward with Rambo 5 and either making it an “Unforgiven” style movie as a last hurrah so to speak or a “passing of the torch” style movie. Rambo (the fourth e...
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Transformers 4 is a Reboot?

Oh Michael Bay. A director that you either love him or absolutely despise. His filmography is the very definition of uneven. He has some great action movies under his belt (The Rock mainly), but for the majority of the time, he...
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Wrestlers and Action Movies

I’ve always been a wrestling fan. Wrestlers usually tend to be a child’s first role models like how superheroes can be for a comic book reader. I’ve been a fan since 2000 and I have seen most wrestlers make th...
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Under(Rated) the Spotlight: Hard Rain

I think some of you have heard in passing about this little action/disaster film from the late 90’s. It is based around an armored truck driver (Christian Slater) who gets caught during a massive flood while being chased ...
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Kids Today and their Lack of Appreciation for Action Movies of Yore

I think it is safe to say that everyone loves action movies to an extent. Who doesn’t like some explosions and car chases? Kids, teens, adults, and senior citizens all love them or have their favorite action films. Howeve...
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Under(Rated) the Spotlight: Dead Heat

Horror and Action work side by side all the time. Very violent and fun when that violence is cranked up. Naturally, we see a lot of horror action hybrids. Dead Heat is one of those hybrids that blend the action buddy cop comedy...
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Who Are the Next League of Action Stars?

We all know them and love them. Stallone, Schwarzenegger, Van Damme, Willis, Eastwood, and Lundgren. The action icons of yesterday and still remain prevalent and relevant today as well with multiple movies under their belt ove...
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Will the Real Action Heroines Please Stand Up?

Female action heroines seem to be a rare breed these days. Sure, one can make the argument of Alice (Resident Evil) or Selene (Underworld) as our modern day heroines, but there is a problem. While they can kick ass and look ho...
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Why is Arnie’s Dialogue so Amazing?

We all love Arnold Schwarzenegger. The man is action royalty if not THE King of the genre. His resume is jam-packed with classics like Total Recall, the Terminator franchise, Commando, and Predator. The man is a living legend, ...
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Where’s My Sci-Fi Action?

Science Fiction seems to be a dying breed nowadays, doesn’t it? It seems like science fiction has gone the way of the western and it is being slowly pushed aside into obscurity. Thankfully, movies like Prometheus, Looper ...
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No Respect at All: Westerns

The action genre has plenty of subgenres within that offers multiple avenues of entertainment. Buddy cop action movies, war movies, disaster movies, action horror, and so on. However, one of the oldest and most respected of the...
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Straight to DVD: The Promised Land

For years and years, straight to DVD movies have always been looked down upon as inferior and generally just crappy. If your movie gets the straight to DVD treatment, you might as well stamp the words “done for” on ...
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