Is Indiana Jones The Most Influential Action Hero Ever?

When Indiana Jones and Raiders of the Lost Ark landed on cinema screens in 1981, it forever changed the world of action-adventure films. Harrison Ford...

The A-Team: Perfect Kick-Ass Family Entertainment

It doesn't get more wholesome than kick-ass 80s action nostalgia! If you were a kid in the 1980s, and love old-school action movies up to...

Is ‘The Last Boy Scout’ the Best Star-Studded Action Movie of the ’90s?

Exploring the legacy of ultimate awesomeness packed in front and behind the camera of The Last Boy Scout... Shane Black is a multi-talented luminary of...

SXSW Reviews: ‘Halo’ is Not Quite Ultimate, But Still Entertaining

Video game movies can occasionally make great ultimate action movies… But this new Halo TV series on Paramount+ is quite up to the level of...

Bad Boys 2: The Last True Michael Bay Action Banger

Bad Boys II stands as an epic and totally abrasive monument of US action cinema to this day. Michael Bay’s films have often been reviled...

U.S. Seals 2: Hong Kong-style Action Made in the Good ol’ USA

Remembering Isaac Florentine's simultaneous stroke of genius and insanity... The Nu Image production company (now named Millennium Films) was an active player in the realm...

The Carpenter Series Part 5: America Becomes a Horror Movie in ‘Escape from L.A.’ 

“Welcome to the human race.” John Carpenter’s action films are mostly known for their serious tones centered around stoic, deadpan action heroes. However, many of...

The Marine 4: Moving Target — The Grittiest and Darkest Installment

The Miz is back for perhaps the most ultimate (or at least toughest) film in the franchise. As soon as a franchise reaches its fourth...

The Carpenter Series Part 4: Staring Down the Barrel of Capitalism in ‘They Live ‘

Part 4 of our UAMC series exploring the ultimate action movies from legendary director John Carpenter. “The whole deal's like some crazy game. They put...

Is Shooter Secretly Mark Wahlberg’s Best Action Movie?

The director/star duo keep this action thriller as tight as an ultimate action thriller can get. Mark Wahlberg, former underwear model and member of more...