It’s been a while since I did a review and what better way to get back into the swing of things then by chatting up a new action film that features the likes of Scott Adkins, Dolph Lundgre, Dermot Mulroney and Ryan Kwanten in a true break out action leading man role. The film is called Section 8 and it hails from the filmmaker of … Continue reading Review: SECTION 8 Delivers a Lean, Mean, Stripped-Down, Old-School Action Film for the DTV Age!
Movie releases will never be the same after COVID changed the landscape of how studios approach certain titles. Unfortunately, this means that we will never see some new releases on the big screen that deserve it but at least we are still able to view them even if it’s at home on a streaming platform. The recently released Predator entry Prey and The Tomorrow War … Continue reading Review: SAMARITAN- Sylvester Stallone Merges Old School Style Action with a Dark Superhero Tale that Checks All the Boxes
Wow! What a great week it has been for action movies. After losing my faith after watching the disappointing The Gray Man, my feelings have done a complete 180 after watching both Bullet train and the Predator franchise flick Prey. Both films were hits in my book for different reasons but I’m not here to talk about either of them. My full reviews are out … Continue reading Review: DAY SHIFT is a True Action-Horror Spectacle that Bleeds an 80’s Vampire Flick Vibe with Action Sequences that Take a Bite Out of the Competition
It’s funny that two of action cinema’s most celebrated franchises have been marred in mediocrity over the last decade as the Predator and Terminator franchises (both started by Arnold Schwarzenegger) have released less than favorable entries. Aside from the firat two films in both franchises, the rest have been hit and mostly miss with fans all over the world. While the Terminator films are still … Continue reading Review: PREY Brings the PREDATOR Films Back to Its Savage & Primal Roots and Rips the Spine Out of the Franchise!
It’s been a rough summer and action movies have been hard to come by to say the least. In terms of blockbusters, The Gray Man fumbled the ball epically and even though Top Gun Maverick was a blessing, it was still a graveyard out there and even though there have been some shining stars in the indie action department, fans still have been left wanting … Continue reading Review: BULLET TRAIN Saves a Lackluster Summer with its Visual Action, Well Crafted Characters & Unapologetic Attitude!
If you follow my website, then you know that I’m one of the biggest Gary Daniels fans out there. Ever since the late 80’s, Daniels has been one of my top three all-time action stars and to this day, there are few that could move like he could and still does. Once the DTV action market died up in the new millennium, Daniels stepped out … Continue reading Review: BRING HIM BACK DEAD Works Off the Strengths of Gary Daniels to Deliver a Movie that Blends His Signature Action with a Retro Slow Burn Crime-Drama
The Action Fix Live returns with our exclusive review of Dead Zone which just dropped on TUBI today! Starring Michael Jai White and Chad Michael Collins, the TUBI exclusive original tells the story of an elite team of soldiers who must go on a do or die mission to help spread a virus that turns innocents into ravenous creatures. It’s action, horror and sci-fi all … Continue reading The Action Fix Live: REVIEW- DEAD ZONE with Michael Jai White & Chad Michael Collins Mashes Up Action, Sci-Fi and Horror for an 82 Minute Good Time!
Netflix’s latest $200 million action spectacle The Gray Man has finally hit, and I serve up my thoughts on the movie which pits Ryan Gosling against Chris Evans. Filled with one action set piece after another, does this film deliver the adrenalized goods or does it fumble the ball at the yard line. Check out the latest episode of The Action Fix on YouTube to … Continue reading The Action Fix Video Review: The Love-Hate Relationship with Netflix’s THE GRAY MAN
Coming July 14th to Amazon Prime, cutting edge filmmaker Ranjeet S. Marwa delivers an unflinching, in your face action flick with a horror vibe that’ll knock you out. In this episode of The Action Fix, I breakdown the film and give you some insight as to why you should check it out when it hits. It’s our special, early, Spoiler Free review of Exiled: The … Continue reading The Action Fix Early Review- EXILED: THE CHOSEN ONES is a Blood Soaked, Bone Crunching Thrill Ride
After receiving mixed reviews, I have finally seen the complete first season of the highly anticipated STAR WARS limited series OBI-WAN KENOBI. Did it live up to my expectations as a lifelong fan of all things Star Wars? Join me as I delve in with in-depth analysis as to why I thought this was worthy or not of the franchise. This limited series was just … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX LIVE: OBI-WAN KENOBI Reaction Special (WARNING *SPOILERS*)
By this stage of one’s career watching DTV potboilers starring actors past their prime, one pretty much knows what they’re going to get when you see a new release from Lionsgate and Grindstone Entertainment. You are going to see modestly budgeted thrillers with so so CGI, action sequences that serve their purpose and said actors giving it their all because they know that even though … Continue reading Review: Lionsgate’s HOT SEAT with Gibson & Dillon Sizzles Enough to Warrant a Viewing
I was always meaning to watch the UK indie action-thriller The Take Down (formerly known as Amber) when it first hit but unfortunately it was just a casualty of the times and even though I had promoted it heavily during its conception and festival run where it garnished dozens of awards, it sadly slipped through the cracks. I am here to rectify that post haste … Continue reading Review: THE TAKE DOWN- Stunt Pro Jack Jagodka Runs a Gauntlet of Assassins in the Tightly Paced & Action Drenched 2017 UK Indie Effort
Once meant for Jason Statham, Woody Harrelson has since stepped in as a deadly assassin, The Man from Toronto, who gets more than he bargained for when he runs into an inept sales consultant played by Kevin Hart. The punchlines fly as fast as the bullets in this new buddy action/comedy courtesy of Netflix. The movie hit the streaming service this Friday, so I serve … Continue reading The Action Fix Podcast Review: THE MAN FROM TORONTO is an Enjoyable but Forgettable Time Waster
By: John M Jerva On this latest episode of The Action Fix Podcast, we action rewind to 1986 and delve into the underappreciated action film Let’s Get Harry. This movie is basically the ground version of Iron Eagle where regular, ordinary men with no military training whatsoever go to war to save a friend who’s been kidnapped. They have no skills or tactical knowledge to … Continue reading The Action Fix Podcast: 1986’s LET’S GET HARRY is an Old School, Kick Ass Action Movie of Suspended Disbelief
By: John M Jerva It seems that I’ve been talking about the indie action film The Siege of Robin Hood for as long as I’ve been running my website. Now, of course, it hasn’t been that long, but actor, martial artist and filmmaker Paul Allica has literally bled, sweated and teared over the five plus years it took to make the film from start to … Continue reading Review: Paul Allica’s THE SIEGE OF ROBIN HOOD is a Bold, Ambitious and Bloody Fresh Take on the Legendary Outlaw
By: John M Jerva On this all-new episode of The Action Fix, yours truly delves deep into the newly released Warner Bros. action pic Eraser: Reborn starring Dominic Sherwood. The movie, which is a reboot of the original Arnold Schwarzenegger classic, delivers a decent amount of adrenaline and high-octane thrills for fans looking for some above average video thrills. Packed with well-choreographed hand to hand … Continue reading The Action Fix Podcast Review: Dominic Sherwood Delivers a Surprising Next Level DTV Actioner with ERASER: REBORN!
By: John M Jerva Action fans know that 2020’s Netflix actioner Extraction was a welcome addition to the genre and heralded in former MCU stunt alum Sam Hargrave as a true action filmmaking threat. Chris Hemsworth, who is best known for playing Thor, gave us another franchise worthy character in Tyker Rake and he shined in the numerous action filled set pieces that redefined action … Continue reading Review: INTERCEPTOR- Elsa Pataky is a Solid Action Star Contender in an Otherwise Mundane Netflix DIE HARD Actioner
By: John M Jerva In the realm of indie action cinema, there are those few filmmakers that never seem to disappoint. Even when their output isn’t necessarily their A game, they still manage to find a way to make something out of nothing and deliver a steady stream of action drenched entertainment that is character driven and offers a little something different to the masses. … Continue reading Review: WHITE ELEPHANT- Filmmaker Jesse V. Johnson Delivers Another Blood Soaked, Character Driven Crime Saga with a Satisfying Bullet Riddled Finale
By: John M Jerva With Top Gun Maverick taking the world by storm this past Memorial Day Weekend, it’s time to feel the need for speed with other films that feature intense aerial combat footage. One worthy addition is the new WWII action pic Wolf Hound which hails from director Michael B. Chait. Starring James Maslow and Trevor Donovan, the film is a veritable non-stop … Continue reading Review: The New WWII Thriller WOLF HOUND is a Non-Stop High-Octane & High-Flying Aerial Combat Actioner!
By: John M Jerva It’s been thirty six years in the making but Top Gun Maverick is finally upon us! Join me as I delve into one of the greatest cinematic experiences ever and why I think this is a serious contender for best picture! Grab your aviator glasses and bomber jacket because we’re riding into the Danger Zone with our exclusive review of Top … Continue reading The Action Fix Live Review: TOP GUN MAVERICK is a Mach 10 Induced Cinematic Religious Experience! (WARNING: SPOILERS!)