Action Movie Fanatix Review: Death Wish II

First His Wife.  Now His Daughter.  It’s Time To Even The Score! Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Vincent Gardenia, J. D. Cannon, Anthony Franciosa, Laurence Fishburne Director: Michael Winner 1982  |  91 Minutes  |  Rated R “You believe in Jesus?” – Paul Kersey “Yes, I do.” – Stomper “Well, you’re gonna meet him.” – Paul…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: 10 to Midnight

Forget What’s Legal… Do What’s Right… Starring: Charles Bronson, Lisa Eilbacher, Andrew Stevens, Gene Davis, Geoffrey Lewis, Robert Lyons, Wilford Brimley Director: J. Lee Thompson 1983  |  103 Minutes  |  Rated R “The way the law protects those maggots out there you’d think they were an endangered species.” – Lt. Kessler I’m sure, even in…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: Death Wish

Vigilante, City Style – Judge, Jury, and Executioner Starring: Charles Bronson, Hope Lange, Vincent Gardenia, William Redfield, Steven Keats, Stuart Margolin, Stephen Elliott, Jeff Goldblum, Denzel Washington Director: Michael Winner 1974  |  93 Minutes  |  Rated R “If the police don’t defend us, maybe we’d ought to do it ourselves.” – Paul Kersey Death Wish…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: Assassination

They Were Reluctant Running Mates …In A Race For Their Lives! Starring: Charles Bronson, Jill Ireland, Stephen Elliott, Jan Gan Boyd, Randy Brooks, Erik Stern, Michael Ansara, William Prince Director: Peter Hunt 1987  |  88 Minutes  |  PG-13 “Oh boy, am I going to miss Nancy Reagan.” – Jay Killian I have been trying to…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: Messenger of Death

What The Cops Can’t Do, He Will! Starring: Charles Bronson, Trish Van Devere, Laurence Luckinbill, Daniel Benzali, Marilyn Hassett, John Ireland Director: J. Lee Thompson 1988  |  91 Minutes  |  Rated R “You’re a journalist.  You’re not welcome here.” – Orville Beecham “So I’ve noticed.” – Garrett Smith I discovered Charles Bronson a little later…

Action Movie Fanatix Review: The Mechanic (1972)

Clean.  Fast.  Professional. Starring: Charles Bronson, Jan-Michael Vincent, Keenan Wynn, Jill Ireland Director: Michael Winner 1972  |  99 Minutes  |  PG “Murder is only killing without a license, and everybody kills — governments, the military, the police.” – Arthur Bishop I didn’t watch the original The Mechanic until after I had already seen the Jason…

Action Heroes: Charles Bronson

Born: November 3, 1921 Ehrenfeld, PA Died: August 30, 2003 (age 81) Los Angeles, CA AMF Featured Filmography: Year Title Role Notes 1972 The Mechanic Arthur Bishop 1974 Mr. Majestyk Vince Majestyk 1974 Death Wish Paul Kersey 1982 Death Wish II Paul Kersey 1983 10 to Midnight Leo Kessler 1987 Assassination Jay Killian 1988 Messenger of Death Garrett…