Tag: adventure

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,...

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.

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...

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: 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.

Arrow Video Brings Argento's Debut To UHD, Italian Crime Films, MAJOR DUNDEE, THE STYLIST, & Classic Masamura To Blu This June.

Dario Argento's stunning debut, The Bird with the Crystal Plumage, flies onto 4K UHD for the first time through Arrow Video, and that's only the beginning! Also coming this summer is an incredible box set of Italian crime films called...

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: 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....

ARCHENEMY Blu-ray Giveaway: Win a Copy of Adam Egypt Mortimor's Cosmic Adventure

This should be a popular one. RLJE Films is releasing Adam Egypt Mortimor's cosmic adventure flick Archenemy on DVD and Blu-ray on February 16th, so that means it's giveaway time! We have three (3) Blu-ray copies of Mortimor's latest flick...

Shudder in January: HUNTED And THE QUEEN OF BLACK MAGIC Kick Off The New Year

There is light at the end of the tunnel, though it's still a long one. AMC's streaming service Shudder has helped us get through this shit show of a year and it looks like the start of 2021 will be...

Review: ARCHENEMY Introduces A New Kind Of Cosmic Action Hero On The Streets Of LA

Director Adam Egypt Mortimer explores his obsession with the cosmos in his third feature, Archenemy, starring Joe Manganiello as a maybe/possibly superhero from outer space drunkenly stumbling through LA's skid row in search of his nemesis. A kind of mumblecore...

Review: THE CROODS: A NEW AGE, Prehistoric Family Delivers Adventure-Comedy Treats

Living through a seemingly never-ending pandemic and self-quarantining/sheltering-at-home (for some, if unfortunately, not most) puts a premium on escapist pleasures, like an animated Nicolas Cage-headlining a long-delayed sequel, The Croods: A New Age. The first film, a DreamWorks Animation family-oriented...

New York 2020 Review: ON THE ROCKS, Sofia Coppola and Bill Murray Reunite

Sofia Coppola’s films are imbued with a bratty strained independent punk rock aesthetic that often riffs on generic genres and themes with a strong focus on characters that refuse to conform. On The Rocks is a distant memory of this...

ARCHENEMY: RLJE Films Acquires North American Rights For New Adam Egypt Mortimer Flick Ahead of World Premiere

It's days away from the world premiere of Archenemy, the new flick from Adam Egypt Mortimer (Daniel Isn’t Real, Some Kind of Hate), and the North American rights have been picked up by RLJE Films. Wasting no time they're planning...

STAR WARS: THE MANDALORIAN Season Two Trailer. This is The Way, And it is Awesome!

So. That first season of The Mandalorian on Disney+ was kind of a thing. It might have blown up a wee bit. Might have.    Oh heck. The Mandalorian was amazing! No one could have predicted that The Child was...

THE PREY Red Band Trailer: Jimmy Henderson's Human Prey Action Flick Out This Month

Darkstar Pictures is releasing Jimmy Henderson's human prey action flick The Prey in virtual cinemas in the U.S. and on VOD in the States and up here in Canada later this month.    A red band trailer was released today....

Blu-ray Review: VALHALLA RISING

A good amount of us Screen Anarchists are Nicolas Winding Refn (The Neon Demon, Bronson, the Pusher trilogy, Drive) fans. If you were reading this site a decade ago (and in some cases, 11 years previous), you saw an insane amount...

Arrow Video Shows Us The Way This September With Fukasaku, Miike, MALLRATS, Llansó, and IVANSXTC

September will be another banner month for Arrow Video! This fall sees a 25th anniversary edition of Kevin Smith's slacker classic, Mallrats (US/CAN), a box set of both Fukasaku Kinji and Takashi Miike's versions of Graveyard of Honor (US/CAN/UK), a...

OVER THE MOON Trailer Promises a Bright, Young, Brilliant Girl

The first look at upcoming animated film Over the Moon shows that flights of fancy into space are not necessarily reserved for White people. Directed by Glen Keane, whose career in animation dates back to the 1970s and who won...

Blu-ray Review: ESCAPE FROM L.A.

I'm not quite sure of the history of how Escape From L.A. was made, but I do know that director John Carpenter (The Fog, Halloween, Escape From New York) does not like sequels, so the fact that this film perplexes...