Tag: action

ASSAULT ON PRECINCT 13: American Genre Film Archive Announces Theatrical Screenings of 4K Restoration of John Carpenter's Classic Action Flick

The American Genre Film Archive has just announced the theatrical dates for screenings of their 4K restoration of John Carpenter's Assault on Precinct 13.    Thankfully, there are a number of dates for screenings up here in Canada as well....

THE MANDALORIAN: Season Three Trailer Drops And Directors Announced

If you're like me you've got your share of alerts, likes, links and subscribes. So many, that your phone is barely used as a phone and more of a portable notification device going off every other minute. Usually I just...

VIOLENT NIGHT: Tommy Wirkola And David Harbour's Christmas Actioner Streaming on Peacock January 20th

Peacock has announced Universal Pictures’ Violent Night will stream exclusively on Peacock starting this Friday January 20th.   The violent Christmas action movie, directed by Dead Snow and The Trip's Tommy Wirkola and produced by David Leitch and Kelly McCormick's 87North, hit cinemas...

UNICORN WARS Trailer: Teddy Bears And Unicorns Fight to The Death!

In this story of two brother teddy bear soldiers AzulĂ­n yearns for unicorn blood to be beautiful for ever and Gordi just wants to be accepted and liked.

PROJECT WOLF HUNTING: New Trailer Scratches The Surface of This Brutal, Bloody Action Flick

While under heavily armed guard, the dangerous convicts aboard a cargo ship unite in a coordinated escape attempt that soon escalates into a bloody, all-out riot. But as the fugitives continue their brutal campaign of terror, they soon discover that not even the most vicious among them is safe from the horror they unknowingly unleashed from the darkness below deck.

Review: VIOLENT NIGHT, Die Hard With a Christmas Vengeance

On an event-free morning, afternoon, or possibly evening, longtime friends, high-school classmates, and screenwriting partners Pat Casey and Josh Miller (Sonic the Hedgehog I and II) turned to each other and simultaneously said: “What if Die Hard … but with...

JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 4 Official Trailer

With the price on his head ever increasing, Wick takes his fight against the High Table global as he seeks out the most powerful players in the underworld, from New York to Paris to Osaka to Berlin

Review: BLACK PANTHER: WAKANDA FOREVER, A Celebration of Legacies Real and Imaginary

The tragic passing of Chadwick Boseman, a generational talent hitting just the prime of what should have been a decades-long, award-filled acting career, in the summer of 2020 came as a devastating blow to many, especially during a year filled...

Review: ALL QUIET ON THE WESTERN FRONT, Timely Adaptation of the Anti-War Classic

Released to popular and critical acclaim abroud and public dissension at home, All Quiet on the Western Front, Erich Maria Remarque’s groundbreaking, 1929 anti-war novel, broke new ground, taking an audicious, bold, anti-war stance during an era where any criticism...

Review: ANDOR Has the Potential to be One of the Best STAR WARS Series So Far

Five years before a ragtag band of rebels stole the plans to the first Death Star during the Battle of Scarif one of the heroes of the day, Cassian Andor, was scraping together a living on the planet of Ferrix....

Toronto 2022 Review: THE WOMAN KING, A Grand Epic of Women in Action

Viola Davis and Lashana Lynch star in Gina Prince-Bythewood's action epic.

Beyond Fest 2022: Festival Hosting The First U.S. Retrospective of RRR's Director, S.S. Rajamouli

This is fantastic news to share with you today. The RRR train just keeps on rolling! The fine folks at Beyond Fest have announced that they will host a special program called, From Tollywood to Hollywood: The Spectacle & Majesty...

Review: SAMARITAN, A Sly Stallone Superhero Stumble

Hitting the three-quarter-century mark usually means a retirement home, a nursing facility, or if you’re lucky to be blessed with relatively good health and savings to match, living in a gated community in Arizona or Florida. For Sylvester Stallone, however,...

Grimmfest 2022: Full Lineup Features FINAL CUT, VESPER, PIGGY And The Proverbial More

City's doing as expected and United is shitting the bed (at  the very least they've scored a goal this year, unlike my Hammers). It's not all bad news in Manchester, England, as our friends at Grimmfest have announced the full...

SOLOMON KING: Deaf Crocodile Releases Trailer For New Restoration of Long-Lost Independent Black Crime Film

Deaf Crocodile released a trailer for their restoration of the long-lost black crime film, Solomon King. The wholly independant flick was the work of writer/director/actor/producer/ Sal Watts way back in 1973/74. At the beginning of the year Deaf Crocodile formally announced...

Review: BEAST, Idris Elba Battles A CGI Lion For the Interspecies Heavyweight Title

In the reel world, there's no life lesson no more important than an estranged family, a natural or unnatural disaster, and the existential need for that family to set aside divisive differences, come and/or work together for the collective good,...

DAY SHIFT Review: A Vampire Flick For Action And Stunt Enthusiasts

Jamie Foxx is Bud Jablonski, a hard-working, blue-collar dad spending their days at their run-of-the-mill pool cleaning job in the California sun. This is not your normal pool cleaning job though. Truth is, it is a front for their real...

Review: BULLET TRAIN, Tarantinoesque Thrills Mix With John Wickian Action to Middling, Modest Results

With a generic title like Bullet Train, it’s fair to assume that all or mostly all of the action in film called Bullet Train will either unfold on a said bullet train (Shinkansen) or a bullet train will play a...

Is This New ANDOR Trailer Signaling The STAR WARS Series We've All Hoped For?

Yesterday a new trailer dropped for the Andor, the next Star Wars series from Lucasfilm and Disney+. We waited until we got the official press release today to share this with you. It had nothing to do with how much...

Review: THIRTEEN LIVES, Respectful, Reverential Thai Cave Rescue Dramatization

A twist on the “if it bleeds, it leads” credo of local news coverage, national and international cable news thrives on spectacle: Disaster definitely sells; impending and/or drawn-out disaster sells even better. It can hold viewer engagement across hours, days,...