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Skyfire

Simon West, the director of such acclaimed classics as The Expendables 2 and Rick Astley’s Never Gonna Give You Up music video, isn’t exactly a name that exudes confidence in audiences. His latest effort is Skyfire, a disaster ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Rogue

From the mid-2000s to the mid-2010s, Megan Fox was a force to be reckoned with. Appearing in franchises including Michael Bay’s Transformers and the ill-advised Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles update, Fox was everywhere – and a se...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Sherlock Holmes & Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

In the wake of Robert Downey Jr.’s departure from the Marvel Cinematic Universe after ten films of service, rumours are beginning to circulate once again around the possibility of a continuation of Guy Ritchie’s excellent Sherl...
 
 
 
 
 
 

300

Finally making its highly anticipated debut on 4K Blu-ray from Warner Bros Home Entertainment, Zack Snyder’s stunningly stylised epic has certainly never looked or sounded better. But how does the film hold up, 14 years since i...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The A-Team Complete Collection

“In 1972, a crack commando unit was sent to prison by a military court for a crime they didn’t commit. These men promptly escaped from a maximum security stockade to the Los Angeles underground. Today, still wanted by the gover...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tales Of The Gold Monkey: Complete Series

In these trying times, we all need a shot of warm and fuzzy TV nostalgia—and Tales Of The Gold Monkey is exactly what the doctor ordered. Originally aired in 1982, Tales Of The Gold Monkey comes from the stable of Donald P. Bel...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Fast & Furious: Hobbs & Shaw

For the past few Fast & Furious films there has been no denying the bromance blooming between Dawyne ‘The Rock’ Johnson and Jason Statham, aka Hobbs & Shaw. So much so that by the end of The Fate of The Furious they app...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Godzilla: King Of Monsters

Godzilla: King Of Monsters is the latest in a string of attempts by other studios to keep up with the franchise behemoth that is Disney. For while the House Of Mouse marches on with the likes of all things Marvel and Star Wars ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Red Heat

Ivan Danko (Arnold Schwarzenegger) is a Russian cop sent to the US to extradite a vicious gangland drug-dealer (Ed O’Ross). But when Danko and his prisoner are ambushed by Viktor’s friends, the Russian escapes, a veteran Chicag...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Creed II

Creed II is the 8th film in the Rocky franchise. That’s pretty impressive for a franchise that essentially follows the same structure in almost every one of its installments. Underdog boxer puts everything on the line to take o...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Final Score

It’s Die Hard in a football stadium when ex-soldier, Mike Knox (Dave Bautista) finds himself trapped at Upton Park, where Eastern block terrorists are looking for the leader of a failed revolution, hidden somewhere in the 35,00...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Upgrade

Go and watch the trailer for Upgrade and then try to act that you are not stupidly excited to see the end product. From its stunning action sequences to its tongue-in-cheek humour Upgrade should be a B-Movie that breaks free of...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Tomb Raider

Jason Bourne has a lot to answer for. He changed the action genre of the ‘90s, all quipping one-liners and tough guys scared of nothing, to emotionally driven characters rather than stereotypes who took life and death as seriou...
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Commuter

That The Commuter stars Liam Neeson and is mostly set on a train you would be forgiven for assuming this is an action cousin to Jason Statham franchise The Transporter, albeit at a more ‘wrong leaves on the track’ kind of pace....
 
 
 
 
 
 

Justice League

It’s too easy to take swipes at DC’s filmic superhero output compared to all things Marvel. They are different beasts and therefore should not really be compared. In fact DC’s biggest failings are born out of its biggest succes...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

Before seeing Kingsman: The Golden Circle you should know two things. One; the violence is toned down, a little. Two; the innuendos and crass humour have been turned up. With that in mind though it’s fair to say Kingsman: The G...
 
 
 
 
 
 

American Assassin

In recent memory action films have changed. Gone are the days of the wise-cracking heroes like John McClane or even Arnie quipping their way through a hail of bullets dispatching bad guys. It would be easy to blame Liam Neeson ...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Terminator 2: Judgement Day

It’s a funny old world. Back in 1991 Terminator 2 was just another Arnie action movie. Twenty-six years later, it’s acknowledged as a sci-fi classic. Set ten-years after the events of T2, Sarah Conner (Linda Hamilton) is now in...
 
 
 
 
 
 

Atomic Blonde

It’s no secret that there simply aren’t enough female-led films made. The fact that this year’s Wonder Woman was so heralded in the industry not only shines a light of hope but also illustrates how much the male-dominated narra...
 
 
 
 
 
 

War Of The Planet For The Apes

There is a point around midway through the latest apes trilogy, roughly two thirds of the way through Dawn Of The Planet Of The Apes, where you realise you are no longer rooting for the humans to win. It’s a stroke of genius be...