Tag Archives: Action Movies

Bullet Train (2022) Review

CHAOTIC ACTION RANDOMNESS   Director David Letich has bult a special niche career for full-throttle action motion pictures, finding hardcore (and sometimes relentless) chaotic thrills and bloody violence engaging enough for a non-stop cinematic treatment. First appearing in the major mainstream movie realm on the 2014 film John Wick (of which he co-directed with Chad Stahelski), Letich proved that his

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Bad Boys for Life (2020) Review

THE BOYS ARE BACK!   Back in 1995, director Michael Bay and producer Jerry Bruckheimer release the film Bad Boys; releasing the motion picture during heyday of 90s era action-oriented endeavors. The film, which starred actors Will Smith and Martin Lawrence, followed the characters of Mike Lowery and Marcus Burnett, two Miami narcotics police detectives that go undercover in the

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Gemini Man (2019) Review

DOUBLE TROUBLE MEDIOCRITY   Film director Ang Lee has certainly made a name for himself in Hollywood as a visual storyteller within his various projects. While he had previous helmed theatrical features, Lee’s certainly made his “big splash” (in Hollywood) with the release of 1995’s Sense and Sensibility, which he received critical praise in adapting Jane Austen’s tale to the

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Rambo: Last Blood (2019) Review

SHALLOW, GORY, AND UNSATISFYING   In the action genre, the character of John Rambo (as well as the Rambo movie franchise) has been immortalized as a staple fixture for badassery macho bravado. Deriving from the 1972 novel titled First Blood (by author David Morell), the Rambo series follows the life of John Rambo, a US Army veteran played by actor

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John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum (2019) Review

TICK TOCK, MR. WICK!   In 2014, John Wick was released and instantly became a somewhat theatrical “hidden gem” that many (including myself) didn’t expect to be a big hit. Directed by Chad Stahelski and David Leitch (although Stahelski was only credited), the film, which starred Keanu Reeves, focused on the character of John Wick, a man searching for the

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