By: John M Jerva It was the early 80’s when I started to develop my love for Marvel Comics anti-hero gun toting vigilante The Punisher. From his debut in The Amazing Spider-Man to his subsequent break out mini-series, younger me … Continue reading Action Rewind: Dolph Lundgren’s THE PUNISHER (1989)-The Essential Umbrella Entertainment Special Edition Blu-Ray Review
By: John M Jerva I’ve been watching a lot of old school action films lately for my Action Rewind section on the site and it’s been one nostalgic hit after another. I’ve made a detour as today is the 34th … Continue reading ACTION REWIND/ESSENTIAL ACTION: Chuck Norris is a One Man War in BRADDOCK: MISSING IN ACTION 3!
By: John M Jerva It recently dawned on me that I have never done a review for any of the seasons of the hit Netflix series Cobra Kai. Maybe I didn’t because I was such a fan of the show … Continue reading Review: COBRA KAI Season 4 Continues the Near Perfect Mix of Nostalgia, Humor, Heart and Action!
By: John M Jerva Back in the ‘90’s, the pay cable channel HBO unleashed monthly world premieres for a variety of action films starring some of the greats from that era including Don “The Dragon” Wilson, Gary Daniels and Mark … Continue reading Action Rewind: Peter Weller & Robert Patrick Unleash DTV Hell in the High-Octane 90’s Actioner DECOY!
By: John M Jerva I wonder what this newer generation thinks of when they watch an action movie from the 80’s. I’m sure there are those politically correct morons out there that totally miss what the film is going for … Continue reading Action Rewind: Martin Kove is a Sword Wielding Action Hero Bad Ass in the Gloriously Over the Top STEELE JUSTICE
By: John M Jerva A lot of times I get screeners for movies that I unfortunately have to watch on my phone because my laptop was old and has since bought the farm and I can’t cast them to my … Continue reading Essential Action: Revisiting Donnie Yen’s Visceral Instant Classic RAGING FIRE, Now Available on HI-YAH!
By: John M Jerva Back in 2019, director Jesse V. Johnson delivered one of the best action films in a long time as the Expendables of the East arrived in Triple Threat. The movie which originally started off as The … Continue reading Essential Action: Revisiting the Greatness of the “Holy Grail of Action Films”TRIPLE THREAT!
By: John M Jerva I don’t know how many times I’ve said growing up in the 80’s was a fantastic time to be an action lover but, HEY!, let me say it one more time. During that marvelous decade, Cannon … Continue reading Tubi Top Pick: “Everyone Goes Home” in Cannon Films’ Flag Waving 1986 Vietnam Actioner P.O.W. THE ESCAPE with David Carradine!
By: John M Jerva Since I’ve been down for the count and no real or legit action films have seen a new release this week, I’ve been dabbling in my classic and vintage action section of my movie collection empire … Continue reading Action Rewind: The Late, Great Rutger Hauer is the Epitome of Cool in 1987’s WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE
By: John M Jerva The 80’s and subsequently the 90’s were a marvelous, and I do mean marvelous, time to be an action fan. Numerous action stars graced the screens of countless movie theater and even VHS and eventually DVD … Continue reading Action Rewind: Steve James & Reb Brown Deliver the Ultimate 90’s Actioner in STREET HUNTER!
By: Anthony Francis Michael Winner’s Death Wish and it’s sequel Death Wish 2 are two films that COULD NOT be made in today’s political and social climates., the way Winner designed them. 1974’s “Death Wish” gave birth to a true anti-hero (who … Continue reading WHEN ACTION FILMS HAD BALLS- DEATH WISH/ DEATH WISH 2
By: John M Jerva Well I just wished a very happy birthday to my man Jason Statham and now it’s time to let the ladies represent as the one and only Ms. Kate Beckinsale shares a birthday with The Stath. … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Kate Beckinsale!
By: John M Jerva Ah yes, today is July 26th and with that it is the birthday of one of my top 3 all time favorite action stars. Sure he’s taken a bad rep from some people who say that … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Jason Statham!
By: Anthony Francis “You are committing a genocide on a people you don’t know, for somebody you don’t know anything about. Does that make you feel good?” In the “cannon” (forgive me) of Cannon Films, there are not many action … Continue reading Action Rewind: MERCENARY FIGHTERS with Reb Brown, Ron O’Neal & Peter Fonda is One of the Finest Cannon Films Productions from the Ever so Explosive 80’s!
By: Anthony Francis Rightfully branded “The King of Cool”, Steve McQueen walked it like he talked it. He was not a manufactured Hollywood pseudo-tough guy like we see today. McQueen was the real deal. His characters were hard bred and … Continue reading Action Rewind: The Best Action Film Roles Steve McQueen Turned Down or Almost Starred In
By: John M Jerva I recently started to post on my Action-Flix group page some of my favorite 90’s DTV action flicks and I figured I would put them all here on the site. So today as I sit outside … Continue reading Action Rewind: From Billy Blanks to Gary Daniels, it’s the Best DTV 90’s Action! Part 1
By: Anthony Francis Charles Bronson was one of a kind. Exuding an undeniable screen presence as a “tough guy actor” (although he could be much more than that), Bronson was unmatched in his time and there shall never be another. He was … Continue reading Ranking an Action Icon: Charles Bronson’s Best in the 60’s, 70’s & 80’s!
By: John M Jerva Welcome to the first ever Essential Action section where we talk about action films that are a must watch for any serious genre fan! With that, I give you the 2004 blood soaked classic The Punisher … Continue reading ESSENTIAL ACTION: Thomas Jane Delivers an Honest and Brutal Interpretation of THE PUNISHER in the Unforgiving and Bloody 2004 Classic