Tag: action

ULTRAMAN: RISING Review: Netflix Brings an Oversized Superhero to the Small Screen

Parenting is hard. Parenting a 20-foot tall, rambunctiously temperamental kaiju toddler speeds right past hard and straight into impossible territory. It’s all the more difficult when you already split your time between saving Japan from an influx of unwanted kaiju...

HIT MAN Review: More Outrageous Adventures From Richard Linklater

Glen Powell and Adria Arjona star in Richard Linklater's latest, heading to Netflix on Friday, June 7.

FURIOSA: A MAD MAX SAGA Review: George Miller's Prequel Hits On All Cylinders

Anya Taylor-Joy and Chris Hemsworth star.

Cannes 2024 Review: TWILIGHT OF THE WARRIORS: WALLED IN, Hong Kong's Nostaglia-Fuelled Gangland Throwdown

Since it was first announced back in 2013, the nostalgia-fuelled martial arts epic set within the labyrinthine back alleys of Kowloon Walled City has nurtured a mythical status to rival the notorious neighbourhood itself. Development of the project dates back...

KINGDOM OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Review: A Disappointing Devolution of the Species

Planet of the Apes, one of the longest running and most consistent science fiction film series in cinema history, returns this week with its tenth entry, Wes Ball’s Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes. Diving back into the world...

RISE OF THE PLANET OF THE APES Reviews: Surprisingly Good

With the newest installment, Kingdom of the Planet of the Apes, just days away, it's a good time to revisit a film that surprised many of us, including the studio, I suspect, since it pushed the release date until early...

BOY KILLS WORLD Red Band Trailer

Boy Kills World looks like it is going to hit that weak spot that I have for outrageous and ultra violent action cinema. It might be dumb as dirt but I'll let that slide if it gives me over the...

Friday One Sheet: MONKEY MAN

No beating about the bush with this one. With its saturated reds, high grain, and brooding intensity, the key art for Dev Patel's Monkey Man signals blood and tightly bound bombast. Eschewing a standard credit block, and putting all text...

MONKEY MAN Trailer 2: The Action Film of The Year Contender is Coming Soon

One man's quest for vengeance against the corrupt leaders who murdered his mother and continue to victimize the poor and powerless systemically

FURIOSA : A MAD MAX SAGA: Offical Trailer #2 - She Will Return With a Vengeance.

Warner Bros. have just released the next official trailer for George Miller's Furiosa: A Mad Max Saga.    As the world fell, young Furiosa is snatched from the Green Place of Many Mothers and falls into the hands of a...

STAR WARS: THE ACOLYTE Trailer: The End of The High Republic is Nigh

This isn't about good or bad, it's about power and who is allowed to use it.    The next Star Wars series, The Acolyte, is coming to Disney+ this June. It takes place during the final days of the High...

Screen Anarchists On DUNE: PART TWO

Back when we created our ScreenAnarchy top-10 list of 2021, I lamented the fact that I didn't rally our troops to make a group review for Denis Villeneuve's Dune. Because even though the film topped the leaderboard that year, opinions...

SXSW 2024 Review: MONKEY MAN, Dev Patel Is Your New Action Obsession. Get Excited

After sitting in the can for nearly four years, Dev Patel’s directorial debut, Monkey Man, was presented to a rapturous audience at SXSW last night. The film declaring loudly what the man himself was too humble to acknowledge; Dev Patel...

MONKEY MAN Clip: His Name is Dev Patel, Action Star

An anonymous young man unleashes a campaign of vengeance against the corrupt leaders who murdered his mother and continue to systemically victimize the poor and powerless.

ARCADIAN Official Trailer: Cage & Sons Fight the Things That Go Bump in the Night

A father and his twin teenage sons fight to survive in a remote farmhouse at the end of the end of the world.

SXSW 2024 Preview: Genre Film Fans, Get Excited About This Dazzling Dozen

It must be spring, because in just a couple of days thousands of tastemakers will descend upon Austin, Texas, for the SXSW Film & TV Festival. Providing a home for everything from big budget Hollywood premieres like The Fall Guy...

PREY 'The Crash' Clip: Action Thriller Starring Ryan Phillippe, Emile Hirsch And Mena Suvari Coming Next Week

A young couple is compelled to leave their Christian missionary station in the Kalahari Desert after being threatened with death by an extremist militant gang. After crashing their aircraft they must battle man and beast for their lives. We're going...

BLOOD FOR DUST Trailer: Crime Thriller Starring Josh Lucas, Scoot McNairy and Kit Harington, in Select Theaters This April

Cliff, a traveling salesman drowning under the weight of providing for his family and the myth of the American dream, finds himself on a dangerous path after a chance encounter with Ricky, a colleague from a dark past.

DUNE: PART TWO Review: Still Handsome. Still Obligatory. Stilgar.

If it does nothing else, Dune: Part Two completes the circle of the Fatboy Slim-Arrakis EU.   By opening with Christopher Walken’s Emperor Of The Known Universe, this might just be the quirkiest, and most unexpectedly sly, thing about the...

BOY KILLS WORLD Official Trailer: Bill Skarsgård Stars in Over-The-Top Action Flick

A dystopian fever dream action film that follows Boy, a deaf mute with a vibrant imagination. When his family is murdered, he is trained by a mysterious shaman to repress his childish imagination and become an instrument of death.