Action & Adventure, Film Reviews, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Escape Plan 2: Hades (2018)

This 2018 American action movie, sequel to the 2013 film ‘Escape Plan’, is directed by Steven C. Miller and stars Sylvester Stallone, Dave Bautista, Huang Xiaoming, Jaime King, Jesse Metcalfe, Titus Welliver, Curtis Jackson and Wes Chatham. Security expert Ray Breslin (Stallone) owns and operates…

Action & Adventure, Film Reviews, Sci-Fi, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Rampage (2017)

Video game-to-film adaptations have always had a bad reputation, and have rarely been accurate to their source material. However, the arrival of new film ‘Rampage’ might be able to destroy that stigma. ‘Rampage’ is based on the 1986 arcade game of the same name, where…

Action & Adventure, Film Reviews

REVIEW: Tomb Raider (2018)

It doesn’t feel all that long ago since Alicia Vikander was announced to play the iconic role of Lara Croft in a new ‘Tomb Raider’ reboot and now here she is! It was only a matter of time before a reboot was inevitably made with…

Action & Adventure, Film Reviews, Thriller, Z - 2018

REVIEW: Red Sparrow (2018)

This 2018 American spy thriller, directed by Francis Lawrence and based on the 2013 novel of the same name by Jason Matthews, stars Jennifer Lawrence, Joel Edgerton, Matthias Schoenaerts, Charlotte Rampling, Mary-Louise Parker, Ciaran Hinds and Jeremy Irons. Following a career-ending injury, former Russian ballerina…

Action & Adventure, Film Reviews

REVIEW: The Foreigner (2017)

This 2017 action thriller, based on the 1992 novel ‘The Chinaman’ by Stephen Leather, is directed by Martin Campbell and stars Jackie Chan, Pierce Brosnan, Michael McElhatton, Liu Tao, Charlie Murphy and Orla Brady. When Ngoc Minh Quan (Chan) loses his daughter in a terrorist…