Kathryn Bigelow’s Oscar winning drama tossed aside the bombastic, jingoistic cliches of war pictures in favor of something more chilling.
Some season 1 faces return & we get an idea of why the Child is such a highly coveted bounty.
Chan’s latest collaboration with Supercop director Stanley Tong is an airless bore.
Swayze’s thrill-seeking bank-robber is a magnetic blast to hang out with. And he’s a blinkered, reckless fool who does a massive amount of harm.
Pegged upon release as a retread of previous work, William Friedkin’s neo-noir is something altogether different.
Despite attempts to recapture its magic, Sam Raimi’s second superhero entry remains the best in energy and empathy.
One of the great modern action filmmaking teams is back at it, ably aided by the inimitable Mario Van Peebles.
Ruby Rose stars in a shameless rip-off of “Die Hard” that offers no thrills, no excitement & no fun.
Philp Seymour Hoffman takes a rote villain role and goes toe-to-toe with megastar Tom Cruise in J.J. Abrams’ Mission: Impossible III.
Martial arts veteran Mark Dacascos shines in a killer-cab thriller; if only the movie around him was up to his level.
Robert Rodriguez’s official arrival on the major-studio film scene remains a riotous, stylish pulp actioner.
Netflix’s latest is a zany high-concept thriller that overcomes some ill-timed politics with well-staged action.
10 years later, Edgar Wright’s comic adaptation lingers for its bevy of influences as much as its originality.
Rough around the edges but fascinating nonetheless, Park Chan-wook’s breakout hit remains a signal of his later work.
Gina Prince-Bythewood’s nuanced, layered comic book actioner finds character among its expert choreography.
Andrew Lawrence’s action-comedy heist film is somehow both better, and far worse than you can imagine.
Finally out from under the shadow of its filmic inspiration, the Amazon series treads new ground in its second season.
Netflix’s manga-based action show is light on sense but heavy on stylish fun.