Tag Archives: action films
Posted on12. Nov, 2012 by Mark Daponte.
Just what the world needs–another movie about a blow-it-up-yourself, teenaged army. “Red Dawn” is basically a spin on all those Judy Garland and Mickey Rooney movies; where one of them says, “Hey kids! Let’s make a show! We can do it if we all work together!” But instead of putting on a show to show pompous adults [...]
Posted on05. Oct, 2012 by Henrick Vartanian.
EXCLUSIVE: Internationally renowned Actress Summer Qing (aka: Qing Xu) is a native of Beijing (China), and a graduate of the Beijing Film Academy, performance division. As the female lead in Chen Kaige’s LIFE ON A STRING (1990) about a pair of blind musicians in a rural village, Summer gained the attention of Cannes Film Festival attendees where [...]
Posted on29. Sep, 2012 by Mark Daponte.
From a two minute movie trailer seen in May to “being seen in American theaters,” “Code Name Geronimo” will come out faster than a rumor about John Travolta’s sexuality. Starring rising star Cam Gigandet (“Twilight“) and “Pimp my Ride” star (but not a Scrabble word) Xzibit, this action movie which shows the scenes behind the [...]
Posted on20. May, 2012 by Harrison Cheung.
Lowering your expectations for a movie based on a video game is a good start, but disappointingly BATTLESHIP is a by-the-numbers sci-fi action movie that belongs as a B-movie on SyFy channel’s Saturday night cheese line-up. Director Peter Berg has given us some competent fare (HANCOCK, THE KINGDOM, FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS), so I’m a little [...]
Posted on06. May, 2012 by Mark Daponte.
–or do too many popcorn movies turn your brain into popcorn (which in some nutritionally challenged Americans’ case, is the most wholesome “meal” they put in their heads all day.)? The year 2012 could go down in Hollywood History as the “Year of the Action Movie.” The list can make your head explode; in [...]