Tag: action

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...

JOHN WICK CHAPTER 4 First Teaser: Are You Ready John?

You don't have to say much about the John Wick series of films, the name says it all. It reminds you what you've experienced already, vividly snapping back into memory, every shot, every blow, every explosion of choroegraphed violence.   ...

Check Out The Dolby Poster For BULLET TRAIN

In Bullet Train, Brad Pitt stars as Ladybug, an unlucky assassin determined to do his job peacefully after one too many gigs gone off the rails. Fate, however, may have other plans, as Ladybug's latest mission puts him on a...

BLOODY HELL Premieres on Shudder Tomorrow, so Here's a Couple of Trailers

This is a public service announcement, Alister Grierson's horror comedy Bloody Hell premieres on Shudder tomorrow. So let's revisit this little gem of a film by way of two trailer variants, green and red band, and a few choice words...

Pretty Packaging: The DRIVE Limited Edition Is Not Middle Of The Road

The United Kingdom-based distributor Second Sight is building quite a catalogue of excellent special editions. Their limited edition of Adam Wingard's The Guest turned heads with its extravagance and high pricing. Was that a film which warranted it? Even fans...

DAY SHIFT: Official Trailer And Key Art For Netflix's Action Horror Comedy Where Jamie Foxx Fights Vampires

Jamie Foxx stars as a hard working blue collar dad who just wants to provide a good life for his quick-witted daughter, but his mundane San Fernando Valley pool cleaning job is a front for his real source of income,...

FAIR GAME Brings Ozploitation Classic Back

Fair warning: Ozpolitation classic Fair Game is returning to North American movie theaters tomorrow. Directed by Mario Andreacchio, the revenge thriller stars Cassandra Delaney as a "wildlife sanctuary boss" who is pitted "against three psycho kangaroo hunters. Bored with killing...

Review: THOR: LOVE AND THUNDER, One of the MCU's Best Franchises Gets Even Better

More than a decade ago, audiences around the world lost their collective minds at the mention of two words, “Avengers Initiative,” by SHIELD under-boss Nick Fury (Samuel L. Jackson), seconds before Iron Man, the first entry in the ever-sprawling, metastasizing...

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

Anna Platen, Jeff Wilbusch and Frederik von L├╝ttichau 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...