“American Assassin” Shows What’s Wrong with Today’s Major Studio Action Films

  Kevin: Based on that headline you might be thinking I’m going to say that “American Assassin,” the Michael Keaton-Dylan O’Brien thriller that came out last September, is a bad film; actually no, if nothing else it’s at least watchable and at times pretty good. In a landscape of bland PG-13 action, the film is … Continue reading “American Assassin” Shows What’s Wrong with Today’s Major Studio Action Films

Review: “Savage Dog” Lives Up to its Title (the “Savage” Part at Least, There’s No Actual Dog)

Kevin: A few weeks ago I discussed my excitement over the fact that the upcoming action film “Triple Threat” gathers together an All-Star team of the best martial arts stars working today, including Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White, Iko Uwais, and Tony Jaa. My only concern was that I had no prior exposure to the … Continue reading Review: “Savage Dog” Lives Up to its Title (the “Savage” Part at Least, There’s No Actual Dog)