Triple Threat: An Ultimate Martial Arts Movie for the Ages

Tony Jaa, Scott Adkins, Tiger Chen, Michael Jai White, Iko Uwais all rolled into one ultimate action brawl. Since I was a child, I have...
The Terminator Harlan Ellison Origins

The Dark Conspiracy Behind The Terminator’s Origins

How the sci-fi influences of Harlan Ellison helped shape the iconic action sci-fi franchise... The Terminator (1984) is an important movie and here's why. Not...

Celebrating Cannon Films’ Greatest Action Movie – American Ninja (1985)

American Ninja: Cannon’s Perfection In 1981, Van Halen released “Fair Warning,” their fourth LP. (Note to younger readers: the acronym “LP” stands for long...

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...

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....
Bloodsport Van Damme

What is the Best Jean-Claude Van Damme Movie?

A discussion of Van Damme's best action movie! Let's start with the answer to the question first. The best Jean-Claude Van Damme movie is Bloodsport...

Last Blood: Stallone’s John Rambo Returns to his Western Roots

Rambo's Long, Hard Road Finally Ends... So here we are...the next and potentially last entry in one of action cinema’s greatest franchises. Rambo: Last Blood...
Terminator Dark Fate Review

UAMC Review: ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ is Easily the 3rd Best in the Franchise

The Terminator Franchise is back! So I'm a frequent patron of the Alamo drafthouse theater in Yonkers, New York. I practically live there. I especially...

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...

Rambo (2008): The Most Excessive and Violent Action Sequel Ever

“Fuck the world.” - John Rambo, Rambo IV When Sylvester Stallone revived the Rocky franchise with Rocky Balboa in 2006, questions were then asked of...