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  • REVIEW: THE PREY (2018)

    Run Time:  93 minutes Rated:  R What to Expect:  Surviving the Game, Cambodia Style Director Jimmy Henderson steps into the ‘man hunted for sport’ genre that...

  • REVIEW: ROBOT RIOT (2020)

    Run Time:  87 minutes Rated:  R What to Expect:  The closest thing to an actual MechWarrior movie. Director Ryan Staples Scott’s Robot Riot (2020) is an entertaining, but average independent science-fiction thriller...

  • REVIEW: BLACK WATER: ABYSS (2020)

    Run Time:  98 minutes Rated:  R What to Expect:  A monstrous crocodile kills off a team of cavers in this bland horror movie Andrew Traucki directs the just...

  • REVIEW: ALPHA CODE (2020)

    Run Time: 97 Mins Rated: PG What to Expect: A father searches for his abducted daughter in this uninspiring sci-fi tale Keoni Waxman (Contract to...

  • REVIEW: ENEMY LINES (2020)

    Run Time: 92 Mins Rated: R What to Expect: An elite commando squad goes (behind) Enemy Lines in this underwhelming war film. Director Anders Banke...

  • REVIEW: THE PADRE (2018)

    Run Time:  95 Mins Rated:  R What to Expect:  Nick Nolte has 48 Hrs. to catch a con-man in Colombia in The Padre Jonathan Sobol directs The Padre, an amusing road movie...

  • REVIEW: The Insurrection (2020)

    Run Time:  90 Mins Rated: R What to Expect:  A whistleblower comes under siege in this politically charged action film The Insurrection is director Rene Perez’s tale of a movie...

  • REVIEW: Force Of Nature (2020)

    Run Time:  90 Mins Rated: R What to Expect:  A banal ‘thriller’ set in a dilapidated apartment complex Randall Emmett and George Furla produce yet another...

  • REVIEW: I Am Vengeance: Retaliation (2020)

    Run Time:  82 Mins Rated: R What to Expect:  A series of inane fights set in one cheap-looking location Former WWE wrestler Stu Bennett aka Wade Barrett reprises...

  • REVIEW: Sniper: Assassin’s End (2020)

    Run Time:  95 Mins Rated: R What to Expect:  The 7th sequel in the Sniper franchise is the best one yet Kaare Andrews (Cabin Fever 3: Patient Zero, Altitude) directs...

  • REVIEW: Cabal (2020)

    Run Time:  77 Mins Rated: R What to Expect:  Assassins, mercenaries, secret societies, topless women and an ax-wielding maniac One man movie-making machine, Rene Perez, directs, edits, produces,...

  • REVIEW: The Blackout: Invasion Earth (2020)

    Rated:  R What to Expect:  When humanity faces an extinction-level event, two Special Forces operators are the world’s best hope Director Egor Baranov has produced a gratifying military...

  • REVIEW: Blood & Money (2020)

    Run Time: 87 Mins Rated: R What to Expect:  No Country for Old Men (Winter Edition) A hunting accident turns grizzled ex-Vietnam Vet Jim Reed’s (Tom Berenger) life...

  • REVIEW: Tread (2020)

    Run Time: 88 Mins Rated: PG What to Expect:  With Tony Stark-like ingenuity, a man builds an armored bulldozer and goes on a destructive uprising against his enemies in...

  • REVIEW: Uncaged (2020)

    Run Time: 118 Mins Rated: R What to Expect:  A killer lion rampages in Amsterdam, and only a hunter in a wheelchair can stop him. Dutch director Dick...

  • REVIEW: The Mercenary (2020)

    Run Time: 91 Mins Rated: R What to Expect:  A no-frills action movie that rivals some of the best films produced by the Cannon Group in the 80s. Jesse V....

  • REVIEW: Beyond The Law (2019)

    Run Time: 90 Mins Rated: R What to Expect: Johnny Messner is out for justice in this boring thriller. Johnny Messner, Steven Seagal and DMX...

  • REVIEW: The Kid (2019)

    Ethan Hawke stars as Pat Garrett, and Dane DeHaan stars as Billy Bonney in The Kid, an engaging and compelling Western from actor/director Vincent D’Onofrio....

  • REVIEW: The Tracker (2019)

    Dolph Lundgren fights entrenched police corruption and violent criminals in the serviceable thriller, The Tracker. Lundgren plays Aiden Hakansson, a man who had his wife...

  • REVIEW: Doom: Annihilation (2019)

    Scottish actress Amy Manson plays UAC (United Aerospace Corporation) Marine lieutenant Joan Dark in the run of the mill science fiction thriller, Doom: Annihilation, loosely...

  • REVIEW: Avengement (2019)

    Scott Adkins gives his best performance yet as Cain Burgess. He plays a fighter turned violent convict in the terrific bone-crunching action film, Avengement. After...

  • REVIEW: The Fanatic (2019)

    John Travolta plays Moose, a dangerously obsessive movie fan in the mildly diverting thriller, The Fanatic. Moose is a super fan of faded B-movie action...

  • REVIEW: We Die Young (2019)

    Jean-Claude Van Damme stars as a disabled army veteran and Oxycontin addict in the mediocre crime drama, “We Die Young.” In 1990, Steven Seagal appeared...