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1990s

  • REVIEW: Hard Boiled (1992)

    The year was 1992, 25 years ago. John Woo was prepping for his (temporary, as it would turn out) migration to the United States, perhaps...

  • REVIEW: Navy SEALS (1990)

    Run Time: 113 Mins Rated: R What To Expect: Top Gun’s violent, foul mouthed cousin For some reason I started thinking about this movie this...

  • REVIEW: New Jack City (1991)

    The other day I was looking over the list of films that were nominated for the Academy Awards and while I was reading the list...

  • REVIEW: Extreme Measures (1996)

    ‘I’m doing medicine, no one’s ever dreamed of.’ *Spoiler Alert* Bursting out of a building onto a deserted alley in New York City, two disoriented...

  • REVIEW: Kull The Conqueror (1997)

    ‘When I get my hands on the bitch demon, I will rip out her evil heart.’ *Spoilers Below* In the kingdom of Valusia, a strapping...

  • REVIEW: Death Wish 5: The Face Of Death

    ‘If you need any help, give me a call’ *Spoiler Alert* At an upscale fashion show, lithe models in a state of undress hurriedly prepare...

  • REVIEW: Mullholland Falls (1996)

    ‘This is L.A.  This is my town.  Out here you’re a trespasser.” *Spoilers Below* In the late 1940s, an elite squad of four Los Angeles...

  • REVIEW: Aces: Iron Eagle III (1992)

    “The man, not the machine” *Spoilers Below* During an airshow in Brownsville, Texas, former World War 2 pilots from England, Germany and Japan take part...

  • Review: The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

    I agree to an extent that there aren’t many good action heroines. The ones we have today, are the ones the current Hollywood bigwigs use...

  • REVIEW: Highlander III: The Final Dimension (1994)

    ‘400 years is a long time to hate’ *Spoilers Below* Connor MacLeod (Christopher Lambert) is the highlander, an immortal being and master swordsman from 16th...

  • REVIEW: If Looks Could Kill (1991)

    *Spoilers Below* On his high school graduation, slacker Michael Corben (Richard Grieco) is shocked to discover he’s one credit shy of getting his diploma.  Fortunately...

  • REVIEW: Posse (1993)

    *spoiler alert* Posse, a Western action film directed by Mario Van Peeples is a noble attempt at depicting the lives of African-Americans who migrated westward...

  • REVIEW: Bowfinger Blu-ray (1999)

    Bowfinger may not immediately spring to mind when you think of manly comedies, but it’s underrated little gem from 1999, and it’s hard to find...

  • REVIEW: Gunmen (1994)

    ‘How come every one around here got a damn gun?’ *spoiler alert* Christopher Lambert (Highlander) and Mario Van Peeples (Posse, New Jack City) make a...

  • REVIEW: Broken Arrow (1996)

    When I look back to the blockbusters of yesteryear, I sit back and wonder to myself “what the hell happened, Hollywood?” The recent influx of...

  • REVIEW: The Hunted (1995)

    SPOILERS ‘I don’t fight for honor.  I fight to win’ The Hunted is an intriguing and action-packed gem from the mid-nineties.  It features engaging performances...

  • REVIEW: Eraser (1996)

    Hard to believe “Eraser” came out 20 years ago. Is 1996 truly the last golden year of big, bravado, larger-than-life action filmmaking? I mean, it...

  • REVIEW: Black Dog (1998) Blu-Ray

    Here’s another movie that was savaged by critics back in the day (and ever since).  An action movie that cares little for story and lots...