By: John M Jerva Neil McDonough returns as the hitman with a conscience in the sequel to 2021’s Red Stone. This time around, the sequel is simply called Boon which is McDonough’s character’s name and with the simpler title, we have a sequel that ups the action and tension in every way from the original. The first film was a slow paced, slow burn thriller … Continue reading Review: BOON is a Sequel that Surpasses the Original and Lays the Foundation for a Satisfying Assassin Franchise with Neil McDonough at His Killer Best
By: John M jerva REVIEW: AMERICAN FIGHTER STARRING: George Kosturos, Tommy Flanagan, Bryan Craig, Allison Paige and Sean Patrick Flanery DIRECTED BY: Shaun Paul Piccinino Desperate for cash to save his deathly ill mother, college wrestler Ali (George Kosturos, American Wrestler: The Wizard) enters the hidden world of underground fighting. Ali shows promise but, lacking skills, he gets beaten bloody. Duke (Sean Patrick Flanery The Boondock Saints), … Continue reading Review: AMERICAN FIGHTER Suffers from Tried and True Fight Film Clichés but Still Packs a Crowd Pleasing Punch!
By: John M Jerva I recently purchased the inspirational action-drama American Wrestler from director Alex Ranarivelo from my local Dollar Tree and was pleasantly surprised by the film and its combination of drama and wrestling action. Starring George Kosturos as well as established character actor William Fitchtner, it was a cut above other types of films in the genre. Now Kosturos returns along with Sean … Continue reading AMERICAN FIGHTER: Lionsgate’s Bruising Underground MMA Follow Up to AMERICAN WRESTLER Hits Hard in May!
By: John M Jerva Unfortunately, I never have seen the film American Wrestler: The Wizard which told the true life story from director Alex Ranarivelo but with the more fictionalized sequel hitting soon I will definitely seek the first one out. In the meantime, this one looks like a good ol throwback time to the heyday of 90’s martial arts action and will probably be … Continue reading AMERICAN FIGHTER: The ROCKY-Esque MMA Underdog Story Hits Digital in the UK in July!