Why John Woo’s ‘Hard Boiled’ is Pure Modern Action Perfection

UAMC honors legendary action director John Woo and his 1992 classic 'Hard Boiled' n his AV/Film review of John Woo’s Hard Boiled, Tom Breihan claimed,...

How Sylvester Stallone Shaped the History of Action Movies with Rocky (1976)

The Original Rocky changed action movies forever, and launched one of the most ultimate careers of all time! We all know Rocky (1976). A film...

Teensplotation Meets Action on the Savage Streets (1984)

Linda Blair gets Savage on the Streets. On a steamy night in 1984 Los Angeles, Brenda (Linda Blair), her deaf-mute younger sister, Heather (Linnea Quigley),...

Air Force One: When a Fictional American President Became Ultimate

All hail Harrison Ford's Ultimate President Marshall! When I first viewed Air Force One (1997), I really did not like the film. That’s because for...

Bullitt (1968): the Quintessential Classic Hollywood Action Movie

A retrospective into how Bullitt has endeared as a classic 1960s actioner. Even before their 80s/90s heyday, action and thrills have always been a big...

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...

Mission Impossible 3: Tom Cruise Teams up with JJ Abrams

JJ Abrams Joins Tom Cruise's Impossible Missions Force in M:i:III (2006) Note: this article is on Mission: Impossible 3 (2006) – part of a 6-part series on...

UAMC Classics: How ‘They Live’ is Still Relevant Today

Why - They Live - Lives On John Carpenter's 1988 action sci fi movie They Live is a classic example of how sometimes a deeper concept can...

Scott Adkins Channels his Inner-Van Damme in ‘Hard Target 2’

From John Woo and Jean-Claude to Roel Reine and Scott Adkins... On August 20, 1993, general American audiences were blown away by the release of...

Kevin Bernhardt Shines in the MMA-Actioner ‘Shiner’ (2018)

UAMC reviews 'Shiner' - a solid MMA action flick starring Kevin Bernhardt Shiner is directed by Seo Mutarevic and stars Kevin Bernhardt (who also scripted), Seya Hug...