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Long Live ‘The Woman King’

'The Woman King' dares to ask the question, "What if we gave Viola Davis a big sword?" More movies should… Read More

Unpacking the Crossover Mega-Success of ‘RRR’

If you STILL haven't seen the best film of the year, this is your sign! Run don't walk! Read More

The 15 Best Action Movies of 2021

From blockbuster epics to an indie comedy from Japan, these are the best action films of the year. Read More

The 25 Best Marvel Cinematic Universe Action Sequences

Avengers Assemble! We rank the MCU using their action as the defining metric. Read More

20 Best Action Movies of 2020

It was a stay at home kind of year, so are you surprised that almost half of this list is… Read More

The Secret to a Great Fight Scene Is Structure

Here's a video essay on why the best action sequences are structured like stories rather than spectacles. Read More

The Soaring Highs of Airborne Action Movies

Action movies that take place in the sky offer a unique kind of thrill, and it's a niche blockbuster subgenre… Read More

York Shackleton on the Educated Compromises of ‘Disturbing the Peace’

We chat with the director about accepting compromise but never losing vision on set. Read More

The Best Action Movies of 2019

The best action movies of 2019 come from Germany, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Russia, South Korea, Thailand,… Read More