“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)

Meet the Stars of Your Future Favorite Action Film: “Triple Threat”

Kevin: Forget about B.C. vs. A.D., as of last Friday I now divide the historical calendar into two eras: B.T.T. (before I knew “Triple Threat” existed) and A.T.T. (after I saw the “Triple Threat” trailer). The reason “Triple Threat” has gone from a movie I didn’t know about a week ago to my most anticipated … Continue reading Meet the Stars of Your Future Favorite Action Film: “Triple Threat”