Category Archives: Action

The Revenant (2015) Rated R

A frontiersman fights for survival during a fur trading expedition in the 1820s when left for dead after being mauled by a bear. Based on the book, The Revenant: A Novel of Revenge by Michael Punke. Starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Tom Hardy, … Continue reading

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Fatman (2020) Rated R

Santa Claus is fighting to save his business, while a 12 year old hires a hit man to kill Santa after receiving coal. Starring Mel Gibson, Walton Goggins, and Marianne Jean-Baptiste.   This is not your usual Christmas film. There … Continue reading

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Outcast (2014) Rated NR

A warrior teams with the son and daughter of a deposed Chinese Emperor as they fight against their other brother who’s after them. Starring Alexandre Bailly, Bozhao Wang, and Nicolas Cage. This is a typical Chinese warrior film. The story … Continue reading

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Beowulf: Return to the Shieldlands (Esquire) Rated NR

Beowulf returns to his homeland to pay respect to the King, but the past is still there to haunt him. Starring Kieran Bew, Joanne Whalley, and Ed Speleers. This is a show that I might have enjoyed more if I were … Continue reading

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Everest (2015) Rated PG-13

The story of Robert “Rob” Edwin Hall and Scott Fischer as they team up to ascend Mount Everest in 1996. Starring Jason Clarke, Ang Phula Sherpa, Thomas M. Wright, and Jake Gyllenhaal. Based on the true story of the disastrous … Continue reading

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Cobra (PBS) Rated TV-14

A widespread power outage causes chaos. The COBRA committee works hard at finding a way to turn the lights back on. Starring Victoria Hamilton, Richard Dormer, and David Haig. I have to say this show was poorly written. It did … Continue reading

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Mulan (2020) Rated PG-13

A young Chinese maiden disguises herself to become a warrior. Starring Yifei Liu, Donnie Yen, and Li Gong. This could’ve been an amazing live action remake of the animated film. Alas, this live action missed the theme that the animation brought to … Continue reading

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Self/less (2015) Rated PG-13

A dying man transfers his consciousness into a younger body. Starring Ryan Reynolds, Natalie Martinez, and Matthew Goode. This film has a wonderful premise but loses sight of what story it wants to tell. It starts with the older dying … Continue reading

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Shadowhunters (Freeform) Rated TV-14

On her birthday, after the disappearance of her mother, Clary learns she has a gift that is supernatural. Based on the book series by Cassandra Clare. Starring Katherine McNamara, Dominic Sherwood, and Alberto Rosende. This series is one that is made for … Continue reading

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Shades of Blue (NBC) Rated TV-14

A female police officer and mother is forced to work for the F.B.I.’s anti-corruption task force while still struggling with her  financials. Starring Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta, and Drea de Matteo. The critics loved this show. I did not. It felt like … Continue reading

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