Tag: action

Blu-ray Review: The 4K INDIANA JONES Box Set will Melt Your Face

Indiana Jones (Harrison Ford), the adventurous archeologist and my favorite Nazi puncher of all time, is back in a gorgeous 4K Blu-ray set with a ridiculous amount of extras fit for a legend.   As they're filming the fifth version...

Review: THE TOMORROW WAR, Death by a Thousand Algorithms

Back in January, Amazon Studios paid a cool $200M — a drop in the proverbial bucket for the all-everything company and Jeff Bezos, the wealthiest individual in the world ($200B and counting) — for distribution rights to The Tomorrow War...

Review: F9: THE FAST SAGA, Embrace the Absurdity, Love the Insanity

There’s a moment in F9: The Fast Saga, the Justin Lin-directed ninth entry in the Fast & Furious franchise (not counting spin-offs) that got its start 20 years ago, where Dominic Toretto (Vin Diesel), a onetime professional thief, street-car racer,...

RAGING FIRE Trailer: Well GO USA Acquire Benny Chan's Final Film, Starring Donnie Yen

Variety reported earlier today that Well GO USA have picked up the North American rights for Benny Chan's final film Raging Fire.    Chan's last action epic stars action super stars Donnie Yen and Nicholas Tse. Well GO USA will...

Review: THE HITMAN'S WIFE'S BODYGUARD, An Incoherent, Unfunny Action-Comedy

If there was an Academy Award for Best Skincare Routine And/Or Genetics (All Ages Category), Salma Hayek undoubtedly would take the award going away. There isn't, unfortunately. Hayek, though, is practically flawless every time she makes a welcome appearance in...

Review: JUPITER'S LEGACY, Every Superhero Wants To Rule The World

Josh Duhamel, Ben Daniels and Leslie Bibb star in the action-adventure series, now streaming on Netflix.

Summer Is Heating Up With Arrow Video This July: TRUE ROMANCE & CAT O'NINE TAILS UHD, DAIMAJIN, Classic Westerns & THRESHOLD

Another month, another bumper crop of Arrow Video releases. This July things are going to get very expensive for film fans with several must-own editions of classic and contemporary films for collectors on both sides of the Atlantic. First of...

Review: THE VIRTUOSO, An Empty Exercise in Faux-Noir

Anthony Hopkins, Abbie Cornish and Diora Baird star in an action-crime thriller, directed by Nick Stagliano.

Review: WITHOUT REMORSE, Michael B. Jordan Gets an Action Franchise To Call His Own

In Hollywood, a performer’s longevity is directly proportional to their connection to a long-running series or franchise (the more, the better), an immutable fact Michael B. Jordan, an actor with Oscar-worthy talent, has known for quite a while, hitching his...

Review: SHADOW AND BONE, the Next Great YA Adaptation Has Arrived

Jessie Mei Li, Ben Barnes and Archie Renaux star in the dramatic action-fantasy, now streaming on Netflix.

Review: THE ROOKIES, Absurdist Action-Comedy Confounds, Disappoints, Underuses Star

“Truth in advertising” awards are few and far between. Assuming someone somewhere is still giving out “truth in advertising” awards, The Rookies (Su ren te gong), an international co-production co-written and directed by Alan Yuen (Monster Hunt, Firestorm, New Police...

MANBORG: Canadian Genre Classic Coming to VHS One Time Only

We have loved the work of Astron-6 and Steven Kostanski over the years and after a bunch of short films he made the film that would cement his status as one of our country's inevitable stars of cult and genre...

Review: THE NEVERS, Don't Call It a Comeback, They've Been Here For Years

Joss Whedon’s (Avengers, Firefly, Angel, Buffy, the Vampire Slayer) banishment from public life has been as swift as it has been brutal. By all accounts, Whedon’s fall from professional grace was well-deserved. After the box-office failure and critical drubbing of...

Review: THUNDER FORCE, Superhero Action-Comedy, Short on Action and Comedy

Melissa McCarthy, Octavia Spencer, and Jason Bateman star; Ben Falcone directed. Now streaming on Netflix.

Review: NOBODY, Bob Odenkirk, (Maybe) Action Star

On a list of actors — currently living or presumed dead — making the jump from drama or comedy to the action genre, Bob Odenkirk, the star of Better Call Saul and Breaking Bad, would be somewhere near the bottom,...

Review: ZACK SNYDER'S JUSTICE LEAGUE, Bigger, Longer, Uncut

Clocking in at a hefty, miniseries-length four hours and two minutes, Zack Snyder's Justice League (aka The Snyder Cut), the much-anticipated director's restoration of the botched 2017 critical and commercial bomb, clocks in at a hefty, miniseries-length four hours and...

Review: SAS: RED NOTICE, Short on Thrills, Long on Ridiculousness

Sam Heughan, Hannah John-Kamen and Ruby Rose star in an action thriller, directed by Magnus Martens.

Shudder in April: Halfway to Halloween Month Returns With CREEPSHOW, THE LAST DRIVE IN, PENNINSULA And so Much More

Wow. March is only 4 days old and already we have an announcement about Shudder's lineup for April. We know March is the one year anniversary of (waves hands around) *THIS* here in North America and we're all eager to...

Review: RAYA AND THE LAST DRAGON, Stunning Visuals, Stirring Story

It’s long been a fact of movie-watching life that no one does animation like the Disney-Industrial Complex does animation. Whether it’s old-school, traditional animation or new-school CG animation, Disney Animation Studios remains the gold standard, often imitated, but rarely duplicated....

GREENLAND Giveaway: Win a Blu-ray of the Gerard Butler Action Disaster Flick

Universal Pictures Home Entertainment and STX Films released Ric Roman Waugh's disaster action flick Greenland starring Gerard Butler on Tuesday. We're a little behind but we do have three (3) copies on Blu-ray to give away to Screen Anarchy readers...