Tag: action

“The King’s Man” Is A Bore Of A Backstory

HOLLYWOOD—I loved the flick “Kingsman: The Secret Service” because it was unlike anything ever seen on the big screen and it was full of...

NES Chronicles “Super Contra”

UNITED STATES—Name a video game where you remember a code that helped to extend her lives and chances of victory? Come on America I...

“Hitman’s Bodyguard’s Wife” Is Witty Action

HOLLYWOOD—Balancing action and comedy I would argue is difficult in the Hollywood arena, however, gold has been found with “The Hitman’s Bodyguard” which spawned...

“John Wick: Chapter 3 – Parabellum” Is Epic Fun!

HOLLYWOOD—He’s back, looks like Keanu Reeves has crafted himself a character that is just as memorable if not more fun than the stone-faced Neo...

“Mission: Impossible – Fallout” Is Fantastic!

HOLLYWOOD—I don’t know a franchise where you have sequels that can be uneven. The first “Mission: Impossible” was fun, “Mission: Impossible II” was 10x...

“Skyscraper” Lackluster Action

HOLLYWOOD—Just because you have a high-profile action star and an over-the-top premise does not guarantee you have a hit on your hands. For the...

“Transformers: The Last Knight” Lacks Punch

HOLLYWOOD—There was massive backlash on the fifth installment in the “Transformers” franchise, but I will acknowledge, “The Last Knight” was not as bad as...

“John Wick: Chapter 2” Is High-Octane Action

HOLLYWOOD—It was a surprise sleeper at the box-office in 2014. Yup, Keanu Reeves returned to his action roots with the film “John Wick” about...

“XXX: The Return Of Xander Cage” Lacks Story

HOLLYWOOD—It’s hard to believe that it has been over 15 years since action-star Vin Diesel starred in the flick “XXX.” After the so-so performance...

“Deadpool” Is A Genuinely Funny Action-Comedy

HOLLYWOOD—Just when you think Marvel is running out of steam with its formulaic storytelling and lackluster villains, “Deadpool” brings this snarky, ultra-violent, foul mouth...