Monsters in the Deep – Deep Rising

“What would an ocean be without a monster lurking in the dark? It would be like sleep without dreams.” Stephen Sommers’ Deep Rising is an action-horror starring Treat Williams, Kevin J. O’Connor, and Famke Janssen. Captain John Finnegan (Williams) and his crewmembers Joey (O’Connor) and Leila (Una Damon) are hired to pilot a group ofContinue reading “Monsters in the Deep – Deep Rising”

Top Gun: Maverick – My Favorite Film of 2022

Tom Cruise returns to the Danger Zone as Pete “Maverick” Mitchell in Top Gun: Maverick. Set thirty years after the first film, Maverick is assigned to prepare a young group of fighter pilots for a special mission. One of the new recruits is Miles Teller’s “Rooster,” the son of Maverick’s former co-pilot and best friendContinue reading “Top Gun: Maverick – My Favorite Film of 2022”

Horror Meets Hong Kong Cinema – Human Lanterns

Sun Chung’s Human Lanterns is many things: it’s gory, it’s actiony, but most of all, it’s a bloody good time! Tony Liu and Chen Kuan-tai play rival martial artists Lung Shuai and T’an Fu respectively. Following a public embarrassment, Lung Shuai seeks the help of Ch’un-Fang, a lantern maker who Lung Shuai appoints to makeContinue reading “Horror Meets Hong Kong Cinema – Human Lanterns”

Halloween Ends

Halloween Ends…on a bit of a whimper. David Gordon Green’s Halloween Ends, the final installment of the Halloween (2018) trilogy, is a film with wild ambitions but lacks the conviction or confidence to follow through with any of them. Set four years after the events of Halloween Kills, Michael Myers has disappeared back into theContinue reading “Halloween Ends”

Carpe Action – Seized

When the least believable thing in your film is Scott Adkins as a tech guy, you know you’re going to have a good time. Isaac Florentine’s Seized stars Scott Adkins as Nero, a former special forces operative who lives on the California beach with his son Taylor (Matthew Garbacz). Nero’s tranquil life is suddenly disruptedContinue reading “Carpe Action – Seized”

The Batman (2022)

He is vengeance! He is the night! He is PATMAN!!! Two years into his crusade on crime, Batman (Robert Pattinson) has little to show for it. Crime continues to run rampant and rot the core of Gotham City. A series of murders of Gotham’s rich and powerful lead Batman and Lieutenant James Gordon (Jeffrey Wright)Continue reading “The Batman (2022)”

Masters of the Universe

By the power of Grayskull! The battle between good and evil will be fought on our own planet earth as He-Man (Dolph Lundgren) and Skeletor (Frank Langella) fight for the fate of Eternia and the universe. After being transported to earth, He-Man and friends seek help from Julie (Courteney Cox) and Kevin (Robert Duncan McNeill),Continue reading “Masters of the Universe”

Cobra – The Gritty Beverly Hills Cop

Crime is a disease and he’s the cure. George P. Cosmatos and Sylvester Stallone team up for cult classic Cobra. Marion “Cobra” Cobretti is a street cop who plays by his own rules. After witnessing a murder, Ingrid, played by Brigitte Nielsen, is placed under the protection of Cobretti who suspects that this latest murderContinue reading “Cobra – The Gritty Beverly Hills Cop”

DRAGON INN – A WUXIA CLASSIC

An unlikely group of heroes must band together to protect the innocent in King Hu’s Dragon Inn. Following the execution of the emperor’s minister of defense, the malicious eunuch Cao banishes the minister of defense’s children to the self-titled “Dragon Inn” where he dispatches his troops to execute them. The only obstacle in their way,Continue reading “DRAGON INN – A WUXIA CLASSIC”

Castle Falls: Time is Money

Two badasses, a stack of cash, and less than twenty-four hours to make it out alive, Castle Falls pits Dolph Lundgren (who also serves as the film’s director) and Scott Adkins against a group of thugs who are out to find a stash of money hidden within an abandoned hospital that’s soon to be demolished.Continue reading “Castle Falls: Time is Money”