Tag: action

Review: DAWN BREAKS BEHIND THE EYES, Trippy Homage to Euro-Gothic Horror

Anna Platen, Jeff Wilbusch and Frederik von Lüttichau star in a horror-action picture from Germany, directed by Kevin Kopacka.

FAIR GAME: 80s Ozploitation Flick Coming to Cinemas And Digital This July

A young woman running an animal sanctuary in the outback takes her revenge on a trio of kangaroo hunters who terrorized her.   Dark Star Pictures will release Mario Andreacchio's Ozploitation flick from 1986, Fair Game, in 'North American' cinemas on...

Review: JURASSIC WORLD DOMINION Brings Action But Lacks Novelty

Twenty-nine years ago, Steven Spielberg rocked cinemas worldwide with his creature feature Jurassic Park. Literally so even, as it was the film which would make Digital Theater Sound (DTS) a household term. But what to this day it is most...

Fantasia 2022: Second Wave Lineup Is Here! POLARIS To Open, SHIN ULTRAMAN Premiere, Kier-La Janisse Honored!

With a little more than a month to go until Fantasia returns in person in Montreal (July 14th - August 3rd), North America's biggest genre film festival has unveiled their second wave of titles and events and there are plenty...

ANDOR Trailer And Poster: "That's What a Reckoning Sounds Like"

Such a cool line.   I'm not alone but I'm in the minority when I say that I love, love, love Rogue One. So I welcome any return to that part of the timeline, before the Skywalker saga began, when...

AVATAR: THE WAY OF WATER Teaser

It first screened in cinemas at the beginning of the weekend. Then we caught wind of it last night from 'somewhere else'. And here it is now, all official like, for your viewing pleasure. Here is the first teaser for...

Review: DOCTOR STRANGE IN THE MULTIVERSE OF MADNESS, Sam Raimi Puts His Stamp On The MCU With Style

The latest in the unending labyrinth that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe hits theaters this Friday, and if it weren’t for Sam Raimi returning to the superhero fold, this writer probably wouldn’t have given Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of...

John Woo to Reimagine THE KILLER For Peacock/Universal

This was just casually thrown in at the bottom of a general announcement from Peacock today. One of the 'Oh by way' variety, but it's massive news for fans of the golden age of HK cinema, more specifically the Heroic...

CLEAN Blu-ray Giveaway

We've got Blu-rays of Paul Sollet's thriller Clean, starring Adrien Brody, to give away this week!

Friday One Sheet: EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE

While it is not the first film to do this (Key & Peele's Keanu springs to mind), the fact that Dan Kwan and Daniel Scheinert's Everything Everywhere All At Once is a 'multiverse science fiction black comedy action film' makes it...

Review: WYRMWOOD APOCALYPSE, A Second Helping of Wild Zombie Ass-Kicking

The Roache-Turner brothers are back, with all the blood, guts, and laughs you could ever hope for!

Review: THE NORTHMAN, Robert Eggers Gives You What You Want While Deep Diving Into Viking Lore

Alexander Skarsgård, Nicole Kidman, Claes Bang and Anya Taylor-Joy star in Robert Eggers' new film.

Review: AMBULANCE, Michael Bay Elevates the Bayhem to Extraordinary Heights

To know Michael Bay is to love and/or hate Michael Bay (the Transformers franchise, Pearl Harbor, Armageddon). Through three decades and 15 culturally impactful films, up to and including his latest, mid-budgeted actioner, Ambulance, a remake of a little-known, 80-minute-long,...

THE NORTHMAN Official Poster: Because Cast Collages Sell Tickets

From visionary director Robert Eggers comes THE NORTHMAN, an action-filled epic that follows a young Viking prince on his quest to avenge his father’s murder.   Permit me to be snarky for a moment.   Marketing is a funny and...

WYRMWOOD: APOCALYPSE: New Trailer Hearkens The Sequel to Zombie Smash Hit, on Digital in U.S. This April

Rhys lives in the zombie-infested wasteland. His job is to capture civilians and deliver them to what's left of the military. When Rhys captures a half-zombie-half-human named Grace, he comes to believe she is the key to ending the apocalypse.  ...

AMBULANCE: Bayhem on Full Display With a Billion Car Wrecks in New Trailer

This new trailer for the action thriller Ambulance is for all you Michael Bay lovers out there.   Everything that Bay does really, really well is well on point here. And now someone gave the director some goddamned drones to...

Pretty Packaging: DUNE (The Lynch One) Gets An Extra Spicy Edition

Last year saw the belated release in cinemas of Denis Villeneuve's adaptation of Frank Herbert's epic novel Dune, and if I say it was generally well-received here it would be an understatement. Bring on the second half! But Villeneuve's version...

SXSW 2022 Review: THE UNBEARABLE WEIGHT OF MASSIVE TALENT, Nic Cage Rages As Nick Cage In The Ultimate Meta Fantasy

Nick Cage (Nic Cage) jets off to Mallorca after a series of personal and professional disasters leave him with no other choice than to make an appearance at the birthday party of a wealthy olive baron in exchange for a...

SXSW 2022 Review: EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE ALL AT ONCE. Wow.

Regret is a terrible anchor. It anchors us not only to the lives we could've lived, but it can also end up keeping us from reaching the next step in our own journey often blinding us to what-could-be by keeping...

OBI-WAN KENOBI Teaser: Hope Survives, at Least Until May

Hello there.    We had to do it. The first teaser trailer for the upcoming Disney+ Star Wars series Obi-Wan Kenobi arrived earlier today. After the middling effort that was The Book of Boba Fett everything looks back on track...