• Posts Tagged ‘Actionfestorama’

    The Man with the Iron Fists

    by  • November 6, 2012 • Movie Reviews and Features

    The moment the opening credits for “The Man with the Iron Fists” start to roll, you can tell exactly what kind of movie it is. There’s an explanatory voiceover and a massive fight, paused periodically for over-saturated, old-school-style still frames for each credit -- and the credits are all in both English and Chinese....

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    The Avengers

    by  • May 8, 2012 • Movie Reviews and Features

    "The Avengers" has been a long time coming. Starting with the post-credits scene in 2008's "Iron Man" and through the four following movies ("The Incredible Hulk," "Iron Man 2," "Thor," and "Captain America"), expectations around this film have been building slowly but surely. There was a lot riding on this, and it does not...

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    Lockout

    by  • April 16, 2012 • Movie Reviews and Features

    There is a special place in my heart for films that know exactly what they are and set out to fulfill their destiny with utter enthusiasm. "Lockout" is in that class of film. It knows it's a B-movie sci-fi action flick, and has no pretensions otherwise. There's no subtlety here, the film is predictable...

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    Fast Five

    by  • May 2, 2011 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Justin Lin Starring: Vin Diesel, Paul Walker, Jordana Brewster, Dwayne Johnson, Tyrese Gibson, Ludacris, Sung Kang, Gal Gadot, Joaquim de Almeida Rated: PG-13 (for intense sequences of violence and action, sexual content and language).

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    The A-Team

    by  • June 14, 2010 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Joe Carnahan Starring: Liam Neeson, Bradley Cooper, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Sharlto Copley, Jessica Biel, Patrick Wilson Rated: PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence throughout, language and smoking.

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    The Losers

    by  • May 4, 2010 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: Sylvain White Starring: Jeffrey Dean Morgan, Chris Evans, Zoe Saldana, Idris Elba, Columbus Short, Oscar Jaenada, Jason Patric, Holt McCallany Rated: PG-13 for sequences of intense action and violence, a scene of sensuality and language.

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    Star Trek

    by  • May 13, 2009 • Movie Reviews and Features, Writing

    Directed by: J. J. Abrams Starring Chris Pine, Zachary Quinto, Karl Urban, Eric Bana Rated: PG-13 for sci-fi action and violence, and brief sexual content. Parental Notes: This is the first Star Trek film to be rated PG-13, and it’s a deserved rating. Parts of this film will likely be too intense for sensitive...

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