Big Kill

            Westerns are one of the longest running genres in media. Films like The Great Train Robbery, Shane and Red River were beloved in first half of the 20th century. The tradition continued in the 2nd half with titles such as Unforgiven, Tombstone and The Quick and the Dead. The stories do not always rely … Continue reading Big Kill

Silencer

Action films are a mainstay in the film world and there are countless films out there that pack a solid punch. The problem with such a favorable genre is the dilution of films that simply do not meet the bar. Films found in the dollar bin or the checkout at the supermarket are likely to … Continue reading Silencer

Power Rangers – 2017

Review by : Anatoliy Budnitskiy POWER RANGERS was a fun film. There were many factors that made it watchable. It was such good nostalgia rush, very cleverly done: to the names of the original power rangers, the old Power Rangers theme, in which I went absolutely nuts for, that was an awesome touch. Great call-back cameos … Continue reading Power Rangers – 2017

John Wick Chapter 2 (SPOILERS)

**Contains Spoilers** No need to write a long diatribe about the nuances about John Wick Chapter 2 so let’s get right into it. There is little breathing room between this film and the first as it begins with Wick retrieving his car that was stolen in the first. The action is nonstop throughout as Wick … Continue reading John Wick Chapter 2 (SPOILERS)

Aftershock – 2012

Anytime you throw in Eli Roth’s name you can expect some good ole blood & gore. In his English film debut Chilean writer/director Nicolás López gets his time to shine. Roth produces/stars in the film as Gringo who along with friends Ariel and Pollo (think a spanish version of Zach Galifianakis) are partying in Chile. … Continue reading Aftershock – 2012

Stolen – 2012

Sometimes you can have all the right elements going into a film but when everything is said and done, it doesn’t necessarily mean it is going to be a box office smash. Take David Guggenheim the writer from Safe House, Sam West the director of Con Air, The Mechanic and The Expendables 2 then throw … Continue reading Stolen – 2012

Universal Soldier 4: Day of Reckoning – 2012

John Hyams latest film is a sequel to another film he also directed Universal Soldier: Regeneration. Returning for the fourth film in the franchise are Jean-Claude Van Damme, Dolph Lundgren, and former UFC Heavyweight Champion “The Pit Bull” Andrei Arlovski. The focus is now turned to John played by Scott Adkins (The Expendables 2) who … Continue reading Universal Soldier 4: Day of Reckoning – 2012

[Rec]³: Génesis – 2012

No locked up apartment building, no firefighters or SWAT Team members. Fans of the previous [REC] & [REC]2 films might be disappointed if they were hoping for a similar ride the third time around. However, fans of the infected/zombie-esque/demonized genre will still get a kick out of this film. This time around Paco Plaza takes … Continue reading [Rec]³: Génesis – 2012