The Birth of ‘The Man with No Name’ Action Movie Archetype

How 'Yojimbo' and 'A Fistful of Dollars' shaped the modern action movie star When Italian director Sergio Leone began production on what would become his...
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...

Nicolas Cage in ‘Face/Off’ – The 90s Action Hero We Never Knew We Needed...

FACE/OFF (1997): PART 3 OF THE BEIGE VOLVO TRILOGY Note: This is part 3 of The Beige Volvo Trilogy. Read Part 1 on ‘The Rock’ and Part 2...

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...

Ironclad: 10 Years Later and Still Going Medieval on Your Ass

A look back at how Ironclad (2011) is still one of the most ultimate - and most medieval - action movies ever! Braveheart is the...

Bruce Lee’s Ultimate Legacy Deserves Better than Birth of the Dragon (2016)

'Birth of the Dragon' Doesn't Quite Do Bruce Lee Justice. Birth of the Dragon (2016) is a strange beast, a Bruce Lee biopic set before...

UAMC Reviews: John Wick Chapter 3 – Parabellum #2

If you want war, prepare for Wick... John Wick is the living personification of martial arts and Parabellum is the masterpiece he is about to...

Nicolas Cage in ‘Con Air’ – The 90s Action Hero We Never Knew We...

Con Air (1997): Part 2 of the Beige Volvo Trilogy Note: This is part 2 of The Beige Volvo Trilogy. Read Part 1 on 'The Rock'...

Celebrating The Excellently Crafted Action of ‘Bad Boys’ (1995)

Looking back at the ultimate action legacy of one of the best franchises of its era... Bad Boys was released in 1995, directed by Michael...

Rambo III: Stallone’s Perfectly Choreographed Ballet of Destruction

A look at how Rambo III stands tall as Stallone's pinnacle of blockbuster macho action cinema!