Category Archives: action

Snitch (2013) Rated PG-13

A father goes undercover for the DEA to free his son after he is imprisoned for a drug deal. Starring Dwayne Johnson, Barry Pepper, Jon Bernthal. This film is based off of a change in the drug trafficking laws, which makes … Continue reading

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Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters (2013) Rated R

Hansel and Gretel are bounty hunters that track down witches. When the blood moon rises, they learn that there is a new evil that’ll remind them of their past. Starring Jeremy Renner, Gemma Arterton, Famke Janssen. A twisted version of the … Continue reading

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American Assassin (2017) Rated R

After the death of his girlfriend, Mitch Rapp is looking for revenge, when he is recruited by the CIA. Based on the book by Vince Flynn. Starring Dylan O’Brien, Charlotte Vega, Christopher Bomford, Michael Keaton, Sanaa Lathan, Shiva Negar, Scott Adkins, Taylor … Continue reading

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Black Lightning (CW) Rated NR

 A retired superhero becomes  an avenger for justice. Starring William Catlett, Gregg Henry, Cress Williams. A couple of observations from the first episode:  1. I love Cress Williams. I’m glad he’s back on TV. 2. I really dislike how they are … Continue reading

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The Last Stand (2013) Rated R

 A small town sheriff must stop a drug cartel before they get to Mexico. Starring  Arron Shiver, Arnold Schwarzenegger, Titos Menchaca, Luis Guzman, Forest Whitaker. There is nothing original or notable about this lackluster film. Although it is fun to see … Continue reading

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Air America (1990) Rated R

A young pilot is recruited for a CIA operation in Laos. Starring  Mel Gibson, Robert Downey Jr., Nancy Travis. This is one of those action films where you know exactly what you’re going to get: good acting, decent one-liners, and … Continue reading

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24 Hours to Live (2017) Rated R

 An assassin gets another chance at life after dying on the job.  Starring Paul Anderson, Ethan Hawke, Rutger Hauer, Liam Cunningham. This film does have action galore that is fun to watch. What it lacks is good writing. There are several plot holes … Continue reading

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The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017) Rated R

The world’s top bodyguard gets a new job protecting a hitman who has to testify at the  International Criminal Court. Starring Elodie Yung, Ryan Reynolds, Tsuwayuki Saotome, Gary Oldman, Samuel L. Jackson. This is a standard action film, only made better by the performances … Continue reading

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Marvel’s Inhumans (ABC) Rated TV-PG

 A group of superhumans fight to protect themselves. Starring Anson Mount, Serinda Swan, Ken Leung, Eme Ikwuakor, Isabelle Cornish, Ellen Woglom, Iwan Rheon, Sonya Balmores. This show was a big disappointment. The scripts are a joke that even good acting fails to redeem. The show is … Continue reading

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Gangster Squad (2013) Rated R

 In 1949, Los Angeles is run by gangsters. To end the corruption, a team of cops take down the leader and work for peace in the city. Starring Sean Penn, Holt McCallany, Wade Williams, Josh Brolin. There are great reviews out there about this … Continue reading

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