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INTO THE ASHES Blu-ray Giveaway: Action Flick Starring Luke Grimes, Robert Taylor, James Badge Dale and Frank Grillo

Shake the cobwebs from your long weekend because we have a blu-ray giveaway for you to enter.    With the passing of the theatrical run of Aaron Harvey's action flick Into the Ashes it is now time to focus on...

Notes on Streaming: POINT BLANK Shoots Straight

Frank Grillo, Anthony Mackie and Marcia Gay Harden star in Joe Lynch's terrific adaptation.

THE RAID Re-imagining Moves Ahead With THE GREY's Joe Carnahan And WINTER SOLDIER's Frank Grillo

Big news for all you Raid fans out there. It looks like the remake - scratch that - re-imagining of The Raid is actually moving ahead now. At the held will be The Grey's Joe Carnahan and taking the lead...

BEYOND SKYLINE Poster Lights Up the Skies

Liam O'Donnell's follow-up to the Brothers Strause' original alien invasion film, Skyline, may not have a release date yet, but that's not stopping the publicity train from trying to drum up some buzz. The latest poster for the flick has...

Wu Jing Has A Message For Frank Grillo In First WOLF WARRIOR 2 Trailer

I think it's fair to say that 2015 action effort Wolf Warrior was an unexpected hit. The Wu Jing / Scott Adkins team up was - and I seriously say this with immense affection - dumb as a bag of...

Gamera Obscura: The Best Five Minutes of THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR Are Clichéd and Nonsensical

One of the many reasons I’ve never been terribly successful as a movie reviewer is that I tend to confuse “interesting” with “good.” Consistent with that, yet worse still, as in the case of The Purge: Election Year, is that...

Review: THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR Sharpens Its Claws

Filled with vim and vigor, The Purge: Election Year works hard to steady its focus as an anti-something thriller. The first film in the series, The Purge, played on white suburban fears by taking seriously the ridiculous concept that the...

THE PURGE: ELECTION YEAR First Trailer: Wanna Kill A Politician?

Following The Purge, which terrorized Ethan Hawke and his family at their suburban home, and The Purge: Anarchy, which followed Frank Grillo as he sought his own sort of vengeance in the city, The Purge: Election Year finds Mr. Grillo...

Review: BIG SKY, A Modest, Quiet Survival Drama

Like many sophomore features, Jorge Michel Grau's Big Sky suffers a bit by comparison with what came before. That's especially so because Grau debuted with the immensely impressive Somos lo que hay (We Are What We Are), an atmospheric character...

Review: THE PURGE: ANARCHY, Incoherent Screams Against The System

Taking place one year after the events in 2013's The Purge but featuring a new cast of characters, The Purge: Anarchy declines to flesh out its vague premise, once again focusing its energies on a basic instinct: fight or flight....

First Trailer For THE PURGE: ANARCHY Throws Fear Outside

Last year's The Purge set up a fairly ridiculous premise for what amounted to a home-invasion movie, but it brought in big bucks at the box office, especially in comparison to its modest budget, and so a sequel is forthcoming....

James Franco Will Happily Pour Gasoline Down Your Throat Unless You Watch This Red Band Trailer For HOMEFRONT

I'm sorry Jason Statham, but when your gravely-voiced tough guy type is put up against villains played by James Franco and Winona Ryder, well, buddy, you're automatically sent to second-tier status in your movie.And the movie in question is Homefront....