Tag: action

John Wick: Chapter 2 is a stylish, hyper-violent dream

“You stabbed the devil in the back. To him this isn’t just vengeance, this is justice” Keanu Reeves’ John Wick is back and better than ever in this stylish, hyper-violent sequel. In 2014 original, John Wick, Reeves portrays former …

/ 20th February 2017

Take xXx: Return of Xander Cage with a shot of penicillin and a pinch of salt

xXx: Return of Xander Cage was never going to be a critically acclaimed film, that’s for sure. The franchise has never been known for producing great films but they are known for making good action films. This is essentially what...

/ 22nd January 2017

Sicario… switching up the game

Emily Blunt stuns as Kate Macer in the nail biting autumn hit ‘Sicari During a kidnapping raid in Arizona, Kate Macer (Emily Blunt) and her team of FBI agents discover corpses hidden in the walls of of a house in...

/ 13th October 2015

Mission-Clearly-Not-Impossible

With the release of a new instalment of the Mission Impossible franchise, it’s become blindingly obvious that the ‘impossible’ missions are more ‘highly unlikely’ tasks that the lead action hero inevitably pulls off. As Benji (Simon Pegg) talks our male...

/ 11th August 2015

Film review – Olympus Has Fallen (2013)

‘Olympus Has Fallen’  is everything Die Hard 5, a.k.a ‘A Good Day to Die Hard’  should’ve been and more. Whilst I enjoyed old man Bruce Willis’ latest outing as John McClane, it was incohesive, lacked a good villain/story …

/ 20th April 2013