Tag Archives: Action

Blunt Force Trauma – Review

If you thought the Fight Club guys were insane, imagine if they had brought guns to the fight… Blunt Force Trauma opens with two men preparing to fight in a pit. Only they aren’t fighting bare-knuckled, instead they are armed with high-powered pistols and wearing only a bullet proof vest for protection. Facing off against each other Western style […]

Spy – Review (Spoiler Free)

A surprisingly funny if unsubtle spy caper that delivers plenty of laughs and violent action… I went into this one full of trepidation. We have seen many spy comedies before and the vast majority are unimaginative slapstick duds. On top of that I’m not really a fan of the gross out/foul-mouthed humour which McCarthy and […]

Avenged (Savaged) – Review (Spoiler Free)

Avenged delivers a hugely entertaining mash-up of horror, rape & revenge and action… It’s a rare treat to be given an indie horror film which is so accomplished and confident with its subject matter. Avenged (aka Savaged) tells the story of a deaf and mute woman who ventures out across America only to be taken […]

Scarlett Johansson Joins Ghost in the Shell

Johansson takes on another action role with adaptation of anime classic Ghost in the Shell… The internet has exploded this evening with the news that Johansson has been cast in this latest role. Some fans took to twitter to rage against the casting choice; to them the choice is obvious, unimaginative and more worryingly that […]

This Means War – Review (Spoiler Free)

Even Tom Hardy, playing a suave, cool secret agent, can’t save this one from being a dud. This Means War could have been a passable rom-com action movie; it had a solid cast and a somewhat stupid, but entertaining enough premise:  that two CIA agents use their skills and access to government resources in order […]