Category: Action

Big Kill Blu-ray Review

Straight Western Delivers Action & Fun Characters Big Kill is a refreshingly straightforward western, hearkening back to an earlier and simpler era of filmmaking. This isn’t a movie pandering …

Bumblebee 4K UHD Blu-ray Review

Buzzing Bumblebee’s success is easy to chart. For one, it’s less than two hours rather than the tiring, overlong mainline films in the Transformers series. And second, it’s self-mocking. …

Beyond Atlantis Blu-ray Review

Beyond Boredom Beyond Atlantis takes place on an island paradise, somewhere near the Philippines, where coral blossom. Shot in 1973, it’s depressing to think that coral probably isn’t there …

Aquaman 4K UHD / 3D Blu-ray Review

Sharks with Frickin’ Laser Beams It’s impossible to compartmentalize the finale of Aquaman. The imagery involves a kraken out of Pacific Rim, submarines, crab people, merepeople, fish people, laser …

The Street Fighter Blu-ray Review

Amoral Justice There’s no law in The Street Fighter. The few police set up a public hanging in the opening scene. How unpleasant. Soon, corruption takes over and anti-hero …

Showdown (1993) Blu-ray Review

Bully Brawling Showdown imagines high school of the early ‘90s as a place where kids use knives during class and an exposed gun on campus isn’t cause for terror. …

Sister Street Fighter Blu-ray Review

Drug-induced Showdown After a post-WWII industrial boom, Japan’s economy through the ’70s started flattening. Illicit drugs became the norm, with rising addiction rates. The solution, at least according to …