Category: Action

Total 9 Posts

’21 Bridges’: Boseman’s Commanding Presence Carries Familiar Cop Action-Drama

“21 Bridges” works as a compelling action-drama film with a magnetic Chadwick Boseman at its center. Strong cinematography supports Brian Kirk’s instincts, but the pacing of the film and the character development risk derailing the film. “21 Bridges” is Recommended.

Review: Stellar supporting cast cannot save unpolished “Misfortune”.

“A lot of holes in the desert, and a lot of problems are buried in those holes.” ~ Nicky Santoro, “Casino” Cinematic history is replete with B – level budget films; films that the traditional Studio system were unwilling to

Review: Disney’s convoluted “Pirates” treads same water as prior entries

Full of witchery, imagination, humor and a lot of water, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales finds our hero, Captain Jack Sparrow in the throes of a British jail, scheduled to be executed.  The British are also

LOGAN Official Review by Brian Wallinger

After seventeen years and nine film appearances, the mythology of Logan/Wolverine comes to an emotional and gratifying conclusion.  The year is 2029 and all that’s left of the X-Men are Logan (Hugh Jackman), who has distanced himself from the X-Men

REVIEW: John Wick Chapter 2 by Brian Wallinger

Chock full of action and stunning set pieces, Chad Stahleski’s follow-up to the mega-successful “John Wick” picks up immediately where the original film left off, dog intact.  Presumably, he has left his shadowy life as an assassin behind when his

REVIEW – xXx: Return of Xander Cage by Brian Wallinger

January is always a strange month for film.  As the major Oscar contenders slowly expand out across the country, fresh off their December debuts big budget fare such as D. J. Caruso’s (“Eagle Eye”, “The Disappointments Room”) “xXx:  Return of

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

War.  Over the course of our history, we justify war to obtain that which we might not have access to, but need to survive.  In the eyes of others, we use war to protect the few resources we have from

Valkyrie

You did not bear the shame You resisted. By sacrificing your impassioned lives, For freedom, justice and honor Throughout history, the world has bred evil men who oppressed the virtuous heroes.  And oppression by those evil doers was not only

Morgan

Creation.  We have striven since the beginning of time to grow beyond ‘Adam and Eve’.  Science has allowed us to make great breakthroughs to help us extend and even enhance our lives.  Sometimes, things go too far and we must