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  • 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...

  • REVIEW: A Score To Settle (2019)

    Nicolas Cage is Frank, an ex-gangster, newly released after serving 19 years in prison in A Score to Settle. Frank is set free after being...

  • REVIEW: General Commander (2019)

    Steven Seagal’s latest action film, General Commander deals with human organ trafficking. Seagal is Jake Alexander, leader of a CIA strike team. The main player...

  • REVIEW: In Like Flynn (2019)

    Russell Mulcahy, famed director of Highlander has put together a light-hearted adventure called, In Like Flynn, about the early life of actor Errol Flynn. The...

  • REVIEW: Reprisal (2018)

    Passable or just watchable enough might be the highest compliment for the Cincinnati, Ohio set action film, Reprisal. Frank Grillo, of the Purge and Captain...

  • REVIEW: Trading Paint (2019)

    John Travolta, Michael Madsen and Shania Twain headline the middling sports drama, Trading Paint (2019).  The title, “Trading Paint” refers to when two race cars aggressively bump into...

  • REVIEW: Backdraft 2 (2019)

    William Baldwin and Donald Sutherland cameo in this woeful sequel to Backdraft (1991).  Produced by Imagine Entertainment and Universal 1440, Backdraft 2 follows the story of Sean McCaffrey (Joe...

  • REVIEW: The Last Warrior (2018)

    Director Rustam Mosafir effectively creates a bloody and mystical medieval world in the historical action movie, The Last Warrior. The movie was produced by the...

  • REVIEW: Head Hunter (2019)

    A warrior wearing a Viking helmet single-handedly pursues deadly monstrosities and decapitates their heads in the impressive and restrained independent horror fantasy movie, “The Head...

  • Trench 11 (2018)

    Rossif Sutherland, son of Donald Sutherland, stars in the passable, World War I adventure/horror film, “Trench 11”. The movie is directed by Leo Scherman, who...

  • REVIEW: All The Devil’s Men (2018)

    Milo Gibson, son of Mel Gibson, makes his leading man debut in the decidedly average action picture, “All the Devil’s Men”. This movie is produced...

  • REVIEW: Supergrid (2018)

    In the post-apocalyptic world of “Supergrid,” a mildly diverting effort from Canadian director, Lowell Dean (Wolfcop), the future is full of violent biker gangs and...

  • REVIEW: Arctic (2018)

    Mads Mikkelsen (Hannibal, Doctor Strange) delivers a gritty and tough-minded performance in the well-executed survival adventure film, Arctic. You would think that a film involving...