Tag: Action

‘BuyBust’ review: Mind-searing desperation and damnation in the hellish slums of Manila

Erik Matti’s ‘BuyBust’ could just be the catalyst in the second coming of Philippine action films. Looking at Erik Matti’s acclaimed body of work (2013’s On The Job and 2015’s Honor Thy Father), it’s safe to say that violence has always been a driving force in his brand of filmmaking. Whereas social media can easily

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‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ review: Rare franchise consistently outperforming itself

With its sharp choreography and tight pacing, Christopher McQuarrie’s ‘Mission: Impossible – Fallout’ solidifies itself as this year’s action movie to beat. Like its ageless franchise, Tom Cruise is simply an indestructible icon. The ‘Tom-Cruise-risks-his-life-for-our-entertainment’ show is back. See the legendary Ethan Hunt run, drive, climb, leap, swing and fight with 110% effort, while showing

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‘Skyscraper’ review: Physics-defying, vertigo-inducing action flick

Looking at The Rock’s trajectory in this movie poster, there’s simply no way he could have made it, right? ‘Skyscraper’ screws physics and logic to disprove this. These days, Dwayne Johnson has been churning out blockbuster movies faster than any other action star—like he’s a film studio himself. Not to mention his ongoing HBO show

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Bruce Willis turns deadly avenger in action-packed ‘Death Wish’

Bruce Willis stars in his latest action-packed movie where fury and fate will collide in “Death Wish”, based on Brian Garfield’s novel. A must-see with a new twist from the original film, “Death Wish” trails the brutal reality of Willis’ character as Dr. Paul Kersey, a surgeon who only sees the the aftermath of Chicago

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Bruce Willis stars in bank heist film ‘Marauders’

Iconic action star Bruce Willis of “Die Hard” franchise and Dave Bautista (“Guardians of the Galaxy”) star in the frenetic heist film “Marauders” about an untraceable group of elite bank robbers chased by a suicidal FBI Agent who uncovers a deeper purpose behind the robbery-homicides. FBI Special Agent Jonathan Montgomery (Christopher Meloni) is on the

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‘Jason Bourne’ returns out of revenge

Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass (“The Bourne Supremacy,” “The Bourne Ultimatum”) reunite for “Jason Bourne,” the next chapter of Universal Pictures’ Bourne franchise, which finds the CIA’s most lethal former operative drawn out of the shadows. Almost two decades ago, a brilliant young soldier volunteered for an experimental special-ops program after he was told

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WATCH: ‘Jason Bourne’ is back in new behind-the-scenes featurette

Universal Pictures has just released a new behind-the-scenes featurette for the highly anticipated sequel, “Jason Bourne.” Watch the featurette “Jason Bourne Is Back” below. The video not only reveals some fantastic new footage from the action-thriller, but also has Matt Damon and director Paul Greengrass talking about the character’s legacy and teasing where we find

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Dwayne Johnson, Kevin Hart team up for ‘Central Intelligence’

Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart flip up the buddy action-comedy genre in Universal Pictures’ “Central Intelligence.” (Watch the film’s trailer and check out the the teaser poster below.) “Central Intelligence” follows a one-time bullied geek who grew up to be a lethal CIA agent (Johnson), coming home for his high-school reunion. Claiming to be on a

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Hyper-kinetic action movie ‘Hardcore Henry’ shot on GoPro cameras

Prepare for a mind-blowing immersive cinematic encounter in “Hardcore Henry” as it gives the audience a chance to experience the entire film through the point-of-view of its main character (cyborg) named Henry. First time director Ilya Naishuller helms “Hardcore Henry” wherein Henry remembers nothing and his wife Estelle (played by Haley Bennett) has been kidnapped

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Irreverent viral video expands to immersive videogame film ‘Hardcore Henry’

Ilya Naishuller is a Russian-born filmmaker and front man for the Moscow punk band Biting Elbows. His band’s groundbreaking, irreverent video “Bad Motherfucker” became a viral sensation, catching the attention of fans around the world, attracting over 120 million views. Producer/director Timur Bekmabetov was one of those fans and he encouraged Naishuller to expand his

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