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#ActionAugust – District 13 (2004)

Paris, 2010. As crime spirals out of control, the government constructs a wall around the highest risk housing project – District 13. When a gang in the district steals a neutron bomb and threatens to use it, undercover cop Damien Tomaso (Cyril Raffaelli) must work…

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#ActionAugust – Commando (1985)

This 1985 action film, directed by Mark L Lester, helped define the action genre in cinema and cemented Arnold Schwarzenegger as the greatest action hero of the time. Rae Dawn Chong, Vernon Wells, Dan Hedaya and a young Alyssa Milano co-star. Former US Delta Force…

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#ActionAugust – Last Action Hero (1993)

This 1993 action-comedy-fantasy film is directed and produced by John McTiernan and stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Austin O’Brien, Charles Dance, Tom Noonan, Robert Prosky, F Murray Abraham and Bridgette Wilson. Young Danny Madigan (O’Brien) lives a very isolated and sheltered life in New York. On the…

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#ActionAugust – Die Hard With A Vengeance (1995)

This 1995 American action film is the third in the ‘Die Hard’ film series; produced and directed by John McTiernan and starring Bruce Willis, Samuel L Jackson, Jeremy Irons, Graham Greene, Nick Wyman and Larry Bryggman. After a bomb explodes in the Bonwit Teller department…

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Up in the Air: Revisiting Con Air

We’ve all watched a film we were far too young to process. In my lifetime, I have watched several film that I was far too young to be watching, from the likes of Alien, to Terminator, which gave me my first real experience of strong…

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#ActionAugust – Predator (1987)

This 1987 American action film is directed by John McTiernan and stars Arnold Schwarzenegger, Carl Weathers, Elpidia Carrillo, Jesse Ventura, Bill Duke, Sonny Landham, Richard Chaves, Shane Black and Kevin Peter Hall. After a strange alien spacecraft passes by Earth and jettisons a small pod…