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....

Savage Dog: An Awesome Revival of Cannon Style Badassness

Scott Adkins would have killed in the 80s and 90s! I miss Cannon movies. No other company epitomized 80s action movie cliches better than they...
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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...

Pierce Brosnan: A New James Bond for a New World

Few people have been so destined to play James Bond as Pierce Brosnan. Which was the first movie Brosnan saw at the cinema at the...

UAMC Reviews: Why No One Is ‘Cooler’ Than Patrick Swayze in ‘Road House’

Road House (1989): Swayze's Greatest Legacy Much can be said of Liam Neeson’s late-career resurgence from a traditional thespian into a full-blown, grade A, American action...

‘Merantau’ and the Introduction of Silat Action Star Iko Uwais

Iko Uwais and his Pencak Silat debut 'Merantau' (2009). So with Triple Threat out, I thought this would be a good time to go back...

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...

Starship Troopers: A Hilarious (Yet Low-Key Chilling) Action Satire

A celebration of Paul Verhoeven's self-aware sci-fi action classic Starship Troopers (1997). Though far more popular now than during its initial 1997 release, Paul Verhoeven’s...

A Case for Under Siege Being Seagal’s Greatest Action Movie

Steven Seagal is just the cook In 1992 the fast-talking, hard-hitting, pony-tailing action star Steven Seagal was at the top of his game. Under Siege,...

UAMC Review: Vigilante Justice Goes Sci-Fi in Upgrade (2018)

Upgrade (2018) creates an ultimate blend of sci-fi and vigilante justice. So I went into the theater hoping for a grind house movie right out...