Scott Adkins in Ninja 2: Shadow of a Tear (2013)

How Scott Adkins singlehandedly keeps the Ninja genre alive and kicking! 10 years ago, there was a major attempt at revitalizing the Ninja movie subgenre....

Lionheart (1990): Van Damme’s Forgotten Masterpiece

Lionheart takes on Bloodsport for JCVD Supremacy With Jean-Claude Van Damme’s recent revelation that later this year he will begin filming Lionheart 2, a direct...

The Soldier: The Greatest Arthouse Action Movie Ever Made

Arthouse Surrealism Combines with Ultimate Action in The Soldier (1982) September 19th, 1980 saw the release of The Exterminator, a film by an up and...

The Ultimate Significance of the Watch in ‘Die Hard’

Did you catch the whole thing with the watch in Die Hard? Like many members of the Ultimate Action Movie Club, I’ve probably seen Die...

Shane Black’s ‘Lethal Weapon 2’: The Darkest Buddy Cop Movie That Never Got Made

How Shane Black almost brought a much darker 'Lethal Weapon 2' to light... Lethal Weapon was the film that put screenwriter Shane Black on the...
Terminator 3 Rise of the Machines

Is ‘Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines’ a Good Action Movie?

In Defense of T3: Rise of the Machines... By the mid-1990s James Cameron was interested in returning to the director's chair to make a third...

Why Didn’t ‘Action Jackson’ Get a Sequel?

The story of an ultimate 'Action Jackson' (1988) sequel. Action Jackson was the film that was supposed to launch the action movie career of its...

UAMC Review: Mad Max Fury Road in Black & White Chrome 4K

A review of how Mad Max Fury Road holds up in Black & White 4K in a theater. Few action movie franchise reboots have enjoyed...

MIchael Jai White in ‘Never Back Down: No Surrender’ (2016)

Michael Jai White Directs and Stars in the powerful punching Never Back Down 3! In the spring of 2008, we saw the release of Never...

Damage: How Stone Cold Delivered the Best Wrestler Movie Ever

Stone Cold Steve Austin in his true Ultimate Action Movie debut! I’m going to preface this article by saying that I’m not the most die...