Action Movies

Premium Rush

Posted on 26 September 2012

A chase movie with a difference, it’s on bikes!

The Dark Knight Rises

Posted on 27 August 2012

The biggest film of the year “The Dark Knight Rises,” completes Christopher Nolan’s Caped Crusader reimagining, but is a bit of a Bat anti climax.

The Expendables 2

Posted on 26 August 2012

The action heroes of the Expendables avoid the nursing home for one more outing in the imaginatively titled Expendables 2.

The Bourne Legacy

Posted on 25 August 2012

Bourne (the franchise) is back, even if Bourne (the man) isn’t, proving you can’t retire this series without a Jeremy Renner styled fight.

Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter

Posted on 21 August 2012

America’s 16th president shows us his Buffy alter ego in Timur Bekmambetov’s and Tim Burton’s 3D reimagining of the young Abe, in Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter.

The Raid: Redemption

Posted on 20 August 2012

It’s action on every level as The Raid: Redemption squares off, kicks off and knuckles down in the next, great action movie.

Iron Sky

Posted on 16 August 2012

Iron Sky is film about Space Nazis from the dark side of the moon, what more do you need to know.

Avengers Assemble

Posted on 03 June 2012

At last it’s here after all the teasing and the trailing and the “what if”s…Joss Whedon’s Avengers have been assembled, to save the world (in 3-D).

How I Spent My Summer Vacation

Posted on 01 June 2012

Mad Mel is back, in the crime / comedy / drama shambles of a film that is How I spent My Summer Vacation.


Posted on 12 May 2012

Norwegian thriller, a corporate art thief who goes for the biggest score of his life but lands in trouble.

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