Tag Archive: action

Movie Review: ‘Violent Night’

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Director: Tommy Wirkola Cast: David Harbour, John Leguizamo, Cam Gigandet, Alex Hassell, Alexis Louder, Edi Patterson, Leah Brady, André Eriksen, Beverly D’Angelo Plot: The wealthy and powerful Lightstone family gather on Christmas Eve,… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Blind Fury’

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Inspired by the Japanese film/TV character Zatoichi, actor turned producer Tim Matheson sought to create his own visually handicapped, sword-wielding hero. His vision was realized in 1990 when he and director Phillip Noyce… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent’

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Director: Tom Gormican Cast: Nicolas Cage, Pedro Pascal, Sharon Horgan, Lily Sheen, Tiffany Haddish, Ike Barinholtz, Paco León, Neil Patrick Harris Plot: Hollywood star Nick Cage is anxious about this future career and… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘New York Ninja’

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In 1984 writer, director, actor and martial artist John Liu shot a low budget film on the streets of New York about a ninja on a quest for revenge. But with little to… Continue reading

Spotlight On: Arnold Schwarzenegger

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Often called the greatest American immigrant story of the 20th century, Arnold Schwarzenegger, immigrated to the United States, broke and without knowing any English. What he did have was a dream to make… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Rolling Thunder’

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For all the years I have watched movies I have never understood why bad guys mess with a war hero and are surprised when said war hero uses their battle experience to get… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Boss Level’

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Director: Joe Carnahan Cast: Frank Grillo, Naomi Watts, Mel Gibson, Michelle Yeoh Plot: A special forces soldier unexpectedly finds himself repeating the same day over and over again, during which he is pursued… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Black Belt Jones’

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The month of February is recognized as Black History Month in the United States. This is to honor the rich history of struggles and triumphs of African Americans throughout history, while also acknowledging… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Tenet’

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Director: Christopher Nolan Cast: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, Kenneth Branagh, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Clémence Poésy, Himesh Patel Plot: A CIA agent is recruited in Tenet, a clandestine… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Coffy’

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Any movie fan worth their weight in celluloid knows that Pam Grier is quite possibly the most badass actress in cinematic history. For much of her early career her looks had her typecast… Continue reading