Remembering Tony Leung’s Squirrely Opus ‘Superfights’ (1995)

A perfect match of ultimate action fights with the total cheesiness of a Saturday morning cartoon. Bloodsport is a great movie, but compared to a...

The Carpenter Series Part 4: Staring Down the Barrel of Capitalism in ‘They Live ‘

Part 4 of our UAMC series exploring the ultimate action movies from legendary director John Carpenter. “The whole deal's like some crazy game. They put...

The Taking of Beverly Hills: Silly Kick-Ass Action Done Right

Remembering the cheesy humor and ultimate action of this nearly-forgotten buddy action classic! Some of the greatest action flicks blended light-hearted silliness with kick-ass action...

Mortal Kombat: High-Octane Action and Solid Fight Choreography

The latest reboot to the famous video game franchise still struggles with plot, but provides plenty of ultimate action! The cult video game returned to...

UAMC Reviews: ‘The Man Who Killed Hitler and Then the Bigfoot’ (2018)

Sam Elliott embodies the legacies of the great men of action past. If ever there was a title that sold a movie it was this...

Zombieland: Double Tap – Not Quite as Ultimate as the Original

More zombies, more action, less ultimate! 2009 feels like a distant age when Barack Obama was just elected president and Emma Stone was ‘the...

How Movies Use Crystals and Gems as Plot Devices

It’s no secret that the film industry uses a wide-ranging selection of different concepts as plot devices. These storytelling components play a pivotal role...

Fantastic Fest: ‘Baby Assassins’ More Drama Than Action

With some genuine fighting which is fantastically done, Baby Assassins shows promise but leaves us ultimately wanting more! Roommates can be hard. There’s all...

Fantastic Fest: The Absurd and Abstracted Action of ‘Preman’

A look into the creative action filmmaking of the Indonesian action film Preman. In this brisk world it’s rare that we get not just an...

Bad Boys 2: The Last True Michael Bay Action Banger

Bad Boys II stands as an epic and totally abrasive monument of US action cinema to this day. Michael Bay’s films have often been reviled...