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The things action movie heroes get up to on their days off

Ryan Lambie Feature Apr 17, 2014

What do the film characters of Schwarzenegger, Van Damme, Stallone, Norris et al get up to in the non-action bit of an action movie? Er...

Pumping Iron and the birth of the 80s action hero

Ryan Lambie Feature Mar 19, 2014

The 1977 docu-drama Pumping Iron launched Schwarzenegger's career, and led to an era of fitness obsession and action heroes, Ryan writes...

The movies we were forced to watch at school

Simon Brew Feature Jul 15, 2013

We asked you what bizarre film choices your teachers foisted on you. Er, there’s a wide selection...

The Last Stand, Arnie, and the end of the action icon

Simon Brew Feature May 31, 2013

Was The Last Stand's title all-too appropriate a description of Arnold Schwarzenegger's action career? Simon fears it might be...

Dangling people upside down from buildings in film

Ryan Lambie Feature Jun 4, 2013

If movie cops want information from villains, they dangle them from buildings. Ryan celebrates a curious film staple...

The 10 best Arnold Schwarzenegger performances

Luke Savage Top 10 Mar 18, 2013

Better known for his brawn than his acting chops, Arnie has still turned in some great performances over the years, as Luke reminds us...

50 genuinely memorable movie death scenes

NP Horton Odd List Feb 22, 2013

Morbid imagery abounds, as Nick provides his selection of cinema's most spectacular, poignant and terrible deaths...

The James Clayton Column: Macho Les Miserables and gender-coding genres

James Clayton Feature Jan 4, 2013

As the makers of Les Misérables pitch their movie as being "for blokes as well", James ponders the topic of gender-specific genres...

Action cinema’s angriest dads

Ryan Lambie Odd List Sep 19, 2012

Whatever you do, don’t kidnap their daughters – here’s our list of cinema’s angriest dads…

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 10 most wince-inducing kills

Ryan Lambie Feature Jun 29, 2012

Few actors have slaughtered as many bad guys as Arnold Schwarzenegger. And to prove it, here’s our list of the action star's 10 most wince-inducing kills…

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