Tag: Action

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‘Violent Night’- Film Review: A Bloody and Funny Yuletide Treat

Yes Virginia, there is a Santa Clause. His gift for 2022 is a successful mixture of heartwarming Christmas spirit and blood-soaked action that pays homage to the original “Die Hard” and “Home Alone” films. The proof is in the figgy

‘There Are No Saints’- Film Review

“Written by Paul Schrader” is one of my favorite sentences in the American cinematic language. The new film, “There Are No Saints” is based on an older Schrader script the filmmaker was slated to direct in 2010 under the title,

‘Everything Everywhere All At Once’ Film Review: Excellence In Every Moment

When I left the screening of the new film “Everything Everywhere All at Once”, I held two truths to be self-evident. One was that Michelle Yeoh will always be an absolute a legend as an actress and Martial Artist. Every

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

Passengers

Homesteading.  Many years ago, when land was plenty, the government offered it to people who were willing to till the soil, grow some crops.  Perhaps raise a family.  It was not an easy life.  In fact, you could probably retire

JASON BOURNE (Dolby Cinema)

Spycraft.  History is replete with stories of clandestine operations by the Central Intelligence Agency, Britain’s MI-6,  and Russia’s KGB.  These agencies gather intelligence to protect their country’s national security interests. With the increasing threat of virtual and digital theft, their

“M:i – 2” (DVD)

The first impossible mission a success, Paramount doubled the budget and Cruise and Wagner got to work on a second impossible mission, “M:i – 2”. This time, with John Woo behind the camera and a fresh script from Brannon Braga

MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE (Blu-ray)

Just after the start of the Pierce Brosnan Bond series and before Jason Bourne, Ethan Hunt graced 3,012 screens throughout the United States on Memorial Day weekend, 1996.  Armed with a $70 million budget on a script that, initially, no

“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation”

“Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation” is the latest addition to the long running Paramount film series, starring Tom Cruise. “Good Morning, Mr. Phelps.  Your mission, should you choose to accept it is to infiltrate the enemy in any way possible.