Review: ONE SHOT with Scott Adkins is a Relentless Barrage of Real Time Action and Bravado

By: John M Jerva Update: I’ve just done something I’ve never done on my site. After watching the adrenaline laced, one take bravado of One Shot with Scott Adkins again, I changed my score of the movie to a perfect 5 out of 5. This is quite literally essential viewing for any serious action film fan and it might just be Scott’s finest hour as … Continue reading Review: ONE SHOT with Scott Adkins is a Relentless Barrage of Real Time Action and Bravado

Review: Paul Sloan Takes Down EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM in One Brutal and Bruising Old School Action Flick

By: John M Jerva The one good thing about doing this site is the fact that I can champion for underrated action stars who certainly need more love from fans in the genre. There’s a great deal of talent that have been quietly kicking ass for some years that just don’t get the level of recognition they deserve and it’s high time we shine the … Continue reading Review: Paul Sloan Takes Down EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM in One Brutal and Bruising Old School Action Flick

Review: The DC Animated Film INJUSTICE is a Bloody & Brutal Adult Superhero Fever Dream of Epic Scope

By: John M Jerva I’ve just celebrated my sixth year anniversary running Action-Flix.com and it recently came to my attention that I’ve never reviewed an animated action film here. Don’t get me wrong, I’m a fan of animation and Anime but unfortunately I never thought about doing one…until now. I’ve rectified this dilemma with one doozy of an animated superhero film with the release of … Continue reading Review: The DC Animated Film INJUSTICE is a Bloody & Brutal Adult Superhero Fever Dream of Epic Scope

Review: Daniel Stisen is Sheer Brute Force in the Body Count Driven, Throwback Actioner LAST MAN DOWN

By: John M Jerva Action movies are in a league of their own. They are regarded as a religion to many and if you’re on the outside looking, then you’ll never fully understand why so many of us indulge in these violent works of escape art. Most will never win any awards at the Oscars but who cares because it’s the fans that make the … Continue reading Review: Daniel Stisen is Sheer Brute Force in the Body Count Driven, Throwback Actioner LAST MAN DOWN

Review: RANGE RUNNERS is a Tight & Rugged Little Thriller that Entertains

By: Anthony Francis Female driven Action films. Let’s have ‘em. Keep them coming.  The good news? Over the last decade or so, mainstream Hollywood has allowed the modern Action picture to warm to the idea of tough-as-nails female-led protagonists. The bad news? Ninety nine percent of them always revolve around a female assassin. Hollywood seems to think that the only way a woman can truly be … Continue reading Review: RANGE RUNNERS is a Tight & Rugged Little Thriller that Entertains

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 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 Films was the leader in over the top, exploitive action fare with company gurus Meneham Golan and Yoram Globus leading the charge. Watching the documentaries … Continue reading Tubi Top Pick: “Everyone Goes Home” in Cannon Films’ Flag Waving 1986 Vietnam Actioner P.O.W. THE ESCAPE with David Carradine!

Review: Jonathan Rhys Meyers & John Malkovich Fight the Pandemic and Each Other in the Cold Blooded Action-Thriller THE SURVIVALIST

By: John M Jerva It’s funny how Hollywood takes present day issues and turns them into entertainment for the masses and once again, we have a dystopian actioner where the dreaded COVID virus has ravaged the world to the brink of extinction. Thank the lord art doesn’t imitate life here as even though we’ve had a lot to deal with, the people in this movie … Continue reading Review: Jonathan Rhys Meyers & John Malkovich Fight the Pandemic and Each Other in the Cold Blooded Action-Thriller THE SURVIVALIST

Action Short: IMMORTAL 65 is the IRON FIST that the Netflix Marvel Series Should Have Been!

By: John M Jerva First I’m going to go on record as saying that even with its flaws, I still enjoyed the Netflix Marvel series Iron Fist. Sure it had its share of problems but I’m probably such a super fan that I’ll take what I can get. The second season was light years better but I feel that the show never recovered from its … Continue reading Action Short: IMMORTAL 65 is the IRON FIST that the Netflix Marvel Series Should Have Been!

Rapid Fire Review: SURVIVE THE GAME- Bruce Willis & Chad Michael Murray Reunite to Headline Another By the Numbers Action-Thriller

By: John M Jerva The Bruce Willis DTV train keeps chugging along and this weekend sees the former Die Hard star headline another action flick where he is used sparingly and offers little to the plot. This time we have Survive the Game which features Willis in another film with “Survive The” in the title and once again stars along with Chad Michael Murray who … Continue reading Rapid Fire Review: SURVIVE THE GAME- Bruce Willis & Chad Michael Murray Reunite to Headline Another By the Numbers Action-Thriller

Review: NO TIME TO DIE has a Few Decent Set Pieces but Lacks Fun

By: Eoin Friel Summary No Time to Die is going to be the most divisive Bond film of all time and I think many fans (like myself) will hate what they did with it. It has a few decent set-pieces but lacks the sense of fun that past entries had and I have no desire to ever watch it again. 2 Out of 5 Stars … Continue reading Review: NO TIME TO DIE has a Few Decent Set Pieces but Lacks Fun

Tubi Top Pick: Matthew Reese Stands Alone in the Taut Indie Sci-Fi Actioner ONE SHOT

By: John M Jerva Welcome to a new feature here at Action-Flix which is called the Tubi Top Pick! A lot of you know that Tubi is a free streaming service that offers countless movies and TV shows both old an new and aside from a few commercial breaks, this is really one of the best sites out there especially for action cinema lovers. On … Continue reading Tubi Top Pick: Matthew Reese Stands Alone in the Taut Indie Sci-Fi Actioner ONE SHOT

Action Rewind: The Late, Great Rutger Hauer is the Epitome of Cool in 1987’s WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE

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 here at home. Out of the blue while I was strolling through my titles of limitless action greatness, one film from the 80’s screamed out … Continue reading Action Rewind: The Late, Great Rutger Hauer is the Epitome of Cool in 1987’s WANTED: DEAD OR ALIVE

Action Rewind: Don “The Dragon” Wilson Fights a Bloody Future War in Director Jesse V. Johnson’s Sci-Fi Actioner THE LAST SENTINEL

By: John M Jerva It’s time to Action Rewind once again and in this installment of my action trip down memory lane, we’re kicking it with former champion kickboxer turned DTV action star Don “ The Dragon” Wilson. With action maestro Jesse V. Johnson unleashing his newest WWII action epic Hell Hath No Fury next month, I’ve been gearing up for it by watching some … Continue reading Action Rewind: Don “The Dragon” Wilson Fights a Bloody Future War in Director Jesse V. Johnson’s Sci-Fi Actioner THE LAST SENTINEL

Review: VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE is a Fun and Short Escape from Reality

By: Eoin Friel Summary Venom: Let There Be Carnage isn’t a great movie by any stretch of the imagination but I’d be lying if I said I didn’t have a blast with it; there were some nice moments of humour as well as horror and action making for a fun (and short) escape from reality. 3 Out Of 5 Stars Silly but harmless fun Plot: … Continue reading Review: VENOM: LET THERE BE CARNAGE is a Fun and Short Escape from Reality

Action Rewind: WHITE GHOST- William Katt Turns Bad Ass Action Hero in 1988’s Bullet & Blood Splattered Kill Fest!

By: John M Jerva “What we have here gentlemen is a real clusterf@ck.” With a quote like that, it must be time to Action Rewind once again and since I’ve been down for the count with medical issues I’ve had a lot of time on my hands and thus have been dusting some massive dust of some oldies but goodies in the action genre. I’m … Continue reading Action Rewind: WHITE GHOST- William Katt Turns Bad Ass Action Hero in 1988’s Bullet & Blood Splattered Kill Fest!

Action Rewind: Jerry Trimble Kicks it Die Hard Style in the 1994 Action Fest STRANGLEHOLD from the Late, Great Cirio H. Santiago!

By: John M Jerva It’s time to Action Rewind and this time we’re turning back the clock to 1994 which was the height of the DTV action craze. Every week, numerous action filled titles filled video store shelves featuring some of the best and most lethal action stars the time had to offer. One of the best was Jerry Trimble who was a champion kickboxer … Continue reading Action Rewind: Jerry Trimble Kicks it Die Hard Style in the 1994 Action Fest STRANGLEHOLD from the Late, Great Cirio H. Santiago!

Review: Kirk Caouette’s AMERICAN BADGER is a Good Time from an Action Standpoint

By: Anthony Francis Kirk Caouette has a solid reputation as a stuntman and stunt coordinator. His work can be seen in films and television in projects as varied as “Stargate SG-1”, the Leslie Nielsen version of “Mr. Magoo”, the tv show “Dark Angel”, Brian De Palma’s “Mission to Mars”, and many more. Highly respected amongst the Canadian stunt community, Caouette has been in the business … Continue reading Review: Kirk Caouette’s AMERICAN BADGER is a Good Time from an Action Standpoint

Review: Butler & Grillo Never Disappoint in the Visceral and Ultra-Violent COPSHOP!

By: John M Jerva Two of my all time favorite action stars team up for one wild ride as the darkly funny and ulta-violent CopShop starring Gerard Butler, Frank Grillo and scene stealer Alexis Louder finally makes its way to theaters. A definitive throwback to the classic 70’s crime thrillers of old like Assault on Precinct 13, director Joe Carnahan does it again with style … Continue reading Review: Butler & Grillo Never Disappoint in the Visceral and Ultra-Violent COPSHOP!

The Action Fix Video Review: Mary Elizabeth Winstead is Simply Bad Ass in Netflix’s Ultra-Violent Assassin Thriller KATE!

By: John M Jerva REVIEW: Kate STARRING: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Woody Harrelson, Miku Martineau, Michiel Huisman, Tadanobu Asano, Jun Kunimura, Miyavi, and Kazuya Tanabe Directed By: Cedric Nicolas-Troyan  Netflix’s new ulta-violent assassin-revenge thriller is a bloody ballet of bullets, knives and fisticuffs with Mary Elizabeth Winstead giving her best performance to date and is simply bad ass while sympatheic at the same time. Produced by … Continue reading The Action Fix Video Review: Mary Elizabeth Winstead is Simply Bad Ass in Netflix’s Ultra-Violent Assassin Thriller KATE!

Review: YAKUZA PRINCESS Delivers First Rate, Balletic & Brutal Martial Arts Action in One of the Most Exciting Film Experiences of the Year!

By: John M Jerva REVIEW: Yakuza Princess STARRING: MASUMI, Jonathan Rhys Meyers, and Tsuyoshi Ihara DIRECTED BY: Vincente Amorin Adapted from the acclaimed graphic novel “Samurai Shiro” by Danilo Beyruth and set in the expansive Japanese community of Sao Paulo, Brazil — the largest Japanese diaspora in the world — Yakuza Princess follows orphan Akemi (played by pop star MASUMI), who, upon turning 21, discovers … Continue reading Review: YAKUZA PRINCESS Delivers First Rate, Balletic & Brutal Martial Arts Action in One of the Most Exciting Film Experiences of the Year!