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New On The Shelf - Edge of Tomorrow

I am not a person with very many regrets, but one of them is not seeing Edge of Tomorrow in theaters. For some reason the critical buzz just wasn’t enough to convince me to watch it until months after it was released on DVD and Blu-Ray. 770 more words

Edge Of Tomorrow

The Dead Lands

The Dead Lands is a coming of age flick, a revenge flick, and a kick-ass action flick set among the ancient Maori tribes in pre-colonial New Zealand. 626 more words

Movie Weapons


Of the myriad sub-genres in horror, rape-revenge is one that this reviewer is not overly fond off, although there are a few notable exceptions (the superlative Thriller: A Cruel Picture and Abel Ferrara’s Ms. 685 more words

New Horror Films

The Country for Old Men: The Rise of the Ageing Action Hero in Film

Cast your mind back to the 80’s and imagine the top billed names on any action film: Schwarzenegger, Stallone, Van Damme, Segal. Each one a bodybuilder’s aspiration, a few of them even credited with being an origin point for the Adonis Complex… 1,683 more words

Pop Culture

The Adventures of Hercules

Those who suspected that the makers behind 1983’s Hercules were a little coo-coo for cocoa puffs were undoubtedly convinced that straitjackets were on the mandate after watching the 1985 sequel… 680 more words

Action Movies

My Top Six Films to See (May - December 2015)

As many of you guys know, I just adore going to the cinema. I love the entertainment, enticement, comedy, adventure, romance, etc, etc. But there have been films were I’ve seen trailers of and I think, “Oh yeah, I want to go and see that”. 87 more words

Pure Interests

Ong-Bak: Muay Thai Warrior

The action here is Tony Jaa-packed. Praise Jaa! In Ong-Bak, we begin in rural Thailand with young village men playing “capture the flag” with a twist: the flag is in a tree and competitors, in their quest to grab it, roughly shoving each other off from pretty substantial heights. 397 more words

Action Movies