Con Air

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 that deserves to be celebrated more often.

Disturbing The Peace

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


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

Rewind Action Movies

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, Vietnam, the UK, and the USA.

Departed Jack

‘Infernal Affairs’ and ‘The Departed’: How to Do a Remake Right


Why pick one awesome movie when you can have both?

Decade Best Action

The 50 Best Action Movies of the Decade


Turns out the 50 best action movies of the decade come from Australia, Cambodia, Canada, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, the UK, Vietnam, and the US.

Battle At Big Rock

What the Surprise ‘Jurassic World’ Short Could Mean for the Next Film


Humans are face to face with dinos in the real world in ‘Battle at Big Rock.’

Blind Fury

Rutger Hauer: The Gentle Badass of ‘Blind Fury’


Hauer made his mark in numerous iconic performances, but his spin on Zatoichi should not be ignored.

Best Action Movies Midyear

The Best Action Movies of 2019 So Far


2019’s ten best action movies (so far) come from Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Russia, South Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, the UK, and the US.


‘Avengement’ Review: Small-Scale Action Done So Damn Right


Scott Adkins walks into a bar, and all hell breaks loose.