action movies

Rambo: First Blood Part 2 Vs Commando

Tim George Feature
Mar 22, 2016

Two 80s action favourites, with one film directly influencing the other. We salute Schwarzenegger and Stallone in their action prime...

80s action movies, slasher films, and their parallels

Tim George Feature
Dec 11, 2015

What's the narrative difference between a film like Rambo: First Blood Part II, and Friday The 13th? Not that much, as it happens...

The Losers: revisiting an overlooked comic book movie

Mark Harrison Feature
Dec 9, 2015

2010's The Losers, starring Chris Evans, Idris Elba and Zoe Saldana, is a comic book movie that deserves another look...

The top 10 Carl Weathers movie and TV roles

Wil Jones Feature
Aug 17, 2015

The mighty Carl Weathers, of Rocky, Predator and Happy Gilmore vintage. We pick our favourites of his many screen roles...

Steven Seagal’s Mercenary Absolution : 2015's toughest film

Matt Edwards Feature
May 21, 2015

Steven Seagal and Vinnie Jones star in Mercenary: Absolution. Matt has compiled 10 reasons why it's the toughest movie of the year...

Have kung fu films lost their punch?

Katie Wong Feature
Apr 29, 2015

Since its heyday, kung fu seems to be giving way to other action genres, but could it be making a comeback?

Con Air: the 90s action film that remains unmatched

Simon Brew Feature
Apr 7, 2015

Here's our tribute to one of the best action movies ever made: a story of Nicolas Cage, a plane and a toy bunny...

Lethal Weapon: ranking the movies in order of quality

Guy Buckland Feature
Mar 6, 2015

We take a look at this classic Mel Gibson franchise... Eenie, Meenie, Miney... Hey Moe!

The top 10 underappreciated action films of 2014

Duncan Bowles Feature
Jan 22, 2015

One man seeks to defend some of the lesser-appreciated action movies of last year. Er, on with the flame suit then. He'll need it.

Kurt Russell, John Carpenter, and the 1980s action hero

Aliya Whiteley Feature
Jan 15, 2015

Why Escape From New York, The Thing and Big Trouble In Little China show Kurt Russell and John Carpenter at their best.

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