Action Movie Fanatix Review: Rambo

The Fight Continues Starring: Sylvester Stallone, Julie Benz, Paul Schulze, Matthew Marsden, Graham McTavish, Rey Gallegos, Tim Kang, Jake La Botz, Maung Maung Khin, Ken Howard Director: Sylvester Stallone 2008  |  91 Minutes  |  Rated R “When you’re pushed, killing’s as easy as breathing.” – John Rambo Before we get this thing going I should…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: Sniper

One Shot. One Kill. No Exceptions. Starring: Tom Berenger, Billy Zane, J.T. Walsh Starring: Luis Llosa 1993  |  99 Minutes  |  Rated R “Nail that mother fucker now!” – Thomas Beckett Sniper is one of those movies I had seen when I was younger but haven’t seen again in years and years.  I happened to…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: Captain America: The First Avenger

Avenge Starring: Chris Evans, Hayley Atwell, Sebastian Stan, Tommy Lee Jones, Hugo Weaving, Dominic Cooper, Stanley Tucci, Samuel L. Jackson, Toby Jones, Neal McDonough Director: Joe Johnston 2011  |  124 Minutes  |  PG-13 “I knocked out Adolf Hitler over 200 times.” – Captain America I was recently inspired to revisit Captain America: The First Avenger…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: Red Dawn (1984)

In Our Time No Foreign Army Has Ever Occupied American Soil.  Until Now. Starring: Patrick Swayze, C. Thomas Howell, Lea Thompson, Charlie Sheen, Jennifer Grey, Ben Johnson, Harry Dean Stanton, Ron O’Neal, William Smith, Powers Boothe Director: John Milius 1984  |  114 Minutes  |  PG-13 “All that hate’s going to burn you up, kid. –…

Action Move Fanatix Review: The Hunted

Some Men Should Not Be Found. Starring: Tommy Lee Jones, Benicio Del Toro, Connie Nielsen Director: William Friedkin 2003  |  94 Minutes  |  Rated R “If you cross this line, you better be ready to kill me.” – Aaron Hallam I’ve seen The Hunted compared to First Blood many times and since Rambo is my…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: Outpost

You Can’t Kill What’s Already Dead. Starring: Ray Stevenson, Julian Wadham, Richard Brake, Paul Blair, Brett Fancy, Enoch Frost, Julian Rivett, Michael Smiley, Johnny Meres Director: Steve Barker 2008  |  90 Minutes  |  Rated R “That bright light, it ain’t heaven, son.  It’s just a muzzle flair.” – Prior After seeing Ray Stevenson in Punisher:…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: Commando

Somewhere, Somehow, Someone’s Going To Pay. Starring: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Alyssa Milano, Rae Dawn Chong, Vernon Wells, Bill Paxton Director: Mark L. Lester 1985  |  90 Minutes  |  Rated R “Keep an eye out, they’ll be coming. You’re downwind, the air currents might tip them off.” – John Matrix “Downwind?  You think I could smell them…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: The Annihilators

They Fought For Their Country.  Now, They’re Fighting For Their Friends. Starring: Christopher Stone, Andy Wood, Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs, Jim Antonio, Gerrit Graham, Paul Koslo Director: Charles E. Sellier, Jr. 1985  |  87 Minutes  |  Rated R “They wanna fuck with us, we’ll fuck with them.” – Roy Boy Jaggers I had read about The Annihilators…