Tag: action

Magnum Force

Magnum Force Review

Force, the second movie of the Dirty Harry film franchise was released just two years after the original, and in many ways is a response to the criticism leveled against it. It is quite strange that the bad guys of this film are vigilante cops gone too far […]

Dirty Harry

Dirty Harry Review

Socially and politically speaking now is probably not the right time to review a movie like Dirty Harry, a movie I have loved since I was really too young to be watching it to begin with. There is an argument made by some that some of the current […]

Kickboxer

Kickboxer Review

Jean Claude Van Damme is Kurt Sloane, the brother of American kickboxing champion Eric Sloane (Dennis Alexio). Eric travels with Kurt to Thaland to face the dangerous Muay Thai monster known as ‘Tong Po’. Po cripples Eric Sloane, leaving the younger brother hellbent on revenge. Luckily, Mr. Miyagi […]

Con Air

Con Air Review

A man (Nicolas Cage) catching a plane ride home from a four year stint in prison after accidentally killing the men who tried to attack his pregnant wife finds himself on board a plane full of lifers/death row convicts who take over the plane in an elaborate attempt […]

Swamp Thing

Swamp Thing Review

Way down in the swamps of Louisiana, Dr. Alec Holland (and his sister) has created a top-secret a secret formula that gives both plants/animals (and humans) that touch it the ability to survive in extreme conditions. It basically takes whatever the core essence of the thing it touches […]

American Sniper

American Sniper Review

“I need you to be human again…” sobs the longsuffering wife, and mother to the children of America’s deadliest ever military sniper Chris Kyle (Bradley Cooper) in this gripping film directed by Clint Eastwood. However, after more than 160 confirmed kills (with over 250 probable kills) that may […]

Fury Review

It has been said also that you cannot make a movie about war without glorifying war. Francis Ford Coppola tried with Apocalypse Now, Oliver Stone tried with Platoon, and Stanley Kubrick tried with Full Metal Jacket. But in the end all of these movies failed to take that […]

The Expendables 3 Review

In this third installment of the Expendables franchise we learn a little bit about the origins of Barney Frank and Lee Christmas’ (Stallone and Statham) gang of do-gooder mercenaries. Apparently the team was originally co-founded with Frank by a man named Conrad Stonebanks (Mel Gibson) who eventually tired […]