‘Anna’ and the Resurgence of the Badass Women of Action

Since as long as I can remember, badass women have been one of my favorite staples of action movies, especially Blonde women. From Cynthia Rothrock...

UAMC Reviews Sylvester Stallone’s Rock Solid Action Classic – Cliffhanger (1993)

Not Rocky, Rambo or Cobra; but Cliffhanger is another solid Stallone action classic! Gabe Walker (Sylvester Stallone) works as a ranger in the Rocky Mountains....

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....

Hot Shots! Part Deux: The Action Movie with Everything Ultimate

It might be a parody film, but we'll be damned if  'Hot Shots! Part Deux' isn't an ultimate action movie classic! Even the best action...

The Ghost Who Walks: A Hidden Ultimate Indie-Action Gem

A surprising indie crime thriller that has serious ultimate action movie potential. Ultimate action movies come in many shapes in sizes. Some are mega-blockbusters starring...

5 Reasons to Watch Mark Dacascos in ‘The Base’ (1999)

Because you need more Mark Dacascos in your life! Mark Dacascos. Despite an already large catalog of leading roles under his belt, he became even...

Sicario (2015): Denis Villeneuve’s Neo-Action Masterpiece

A look at how Siciario channeled 80s action into a neo-hit. Sicario is completely and totally an action movie classic. From the opening card to...

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...

‘Furie’ Brings Vietnamese Martial Arts to the Ultimate Mainstream

Ngo Thanh Van is a fresh new face of ultimate martial arts action! Action is nothing without emotion. Sometimes an action film coasts on its...

The Last Dragon: How to Remake a Martial Arts Classic in 6 Ultimate Steps

In which we breakdown how the UAMC would remake 'The Last Dragon' step-by-step. Once a coworker of mine discovered that I was writing for the...