Genre Archives: Action

Justice League

November 17, 2017
The heroic dream team for the DC universe is finally assembled in Zach Snyder's highly anticipated Justice League. But despite having all the right ingredients for a sure-to-please super-hero flick, Snyder's final product falls tragically short in its delivery with the potential of leaving fans [...]

The Foreigner

October 13, 2017
The Foreigner is a gritty and realistic tale of power and corruption with Jackie Chan in a dramatic role unlike any we've seen from him before. Behind his fast-as-lightning martial arts, though, is a grim and empty man with tears rolling down his cheeks. These tears poignantly show us the inner [...]

American Made

September 29, 2017
The filmmakers of American Made seemingly take some narrative license with their biographical version of the infamous Barry Seal, a career criminal drug smuggler, played gleefully by Tom Cruise. Upon leaving his commercial job as a TWA pilot, Seal was, indeed, in the employ of Pablo Escobar—the [...]

Kingsman: The Golden Circle

September 22, 2017
Eggsy Unwin (Taron Egerton) and his fellow Kingsmen agents make an epic return to the field in "Kingsman: The Golden Circle." One year after the events of the first installment, this film opens with a flashy high-speed chase through the streets of London where Eggsy, known as agent Galahad—in [...]

American Assassin

September 15, 2017
After losing his fiancé to a terrorist attack just moments after his proposal, Mitch Rapp (Dylan O'Brien) finds himself hardened and resolved on one thing: revenge. This icy motivation fuels Rapp's dauntless rebellion with reckless nerve, lands him a job with the CIA, and ultimately sets him apart [...]

Birth of a Dragon

August 25, 2017

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"Birth of a Dragon" is based on a true and legendary fight which took place between Bruce Lee and Wong Jack Man, a fight that is about much more than the winner; it defines the attitude one should take in the use of martial arts. In Bruce Lee's case, the master Wong Jack Man believes he needs less [...]

The Hitman’s Bodyguard

August 18, 2017
Have you ever been matched up in a situation with someone that was your opposite? Ryan Reynolds plays Michael Bryce, a top notch bodyguard, a sensitive man that is matched up with hitman Darius Kincaid (Samuel L. Jackson), who is loud, tough, and impulsive. He and Bryce rub each other the wrong way [...]

Spider-Man: Homecoming

July 7, 2017
"Spider-Man: Homecoming" is Marvel's most recent reboot of the "Spider-Man" franchise and features Tom Holland as the latest version of Peter Parker. He does a fine job as the web-slinging teenager that undergoes several trying experiences in the film and who is entrusted by Tony Stark, a.k.a. [...]

Baby Driver

June 28, 2017
Baby Driver is something of the perfect vehicle for [director] Edgar Wright's filmmaking techniques. By mixing up musical styles and genres and setting the action to each accordingly, he proves that, as a filmmaker, he is a classicist in his inspirations, but a full-throttled progressive in his [...]

The Mummy (2017)

June 9, 2017
"The Mummy (2017)" is a movie on an epic scale, a spectacle that is a little bit "Indiana Jones" and a return to some of the themes of the previous Mummy movies. This one stars Tom Cruise as Nick Morton, a thief who is after antiquities to turn them quickly on the black market. He steals a map from [...]