Genre Archive : Action

(Genres are usual for categorising stuff but apart from that they mean very little to me, so you might not agree with what I have listed where)

Captain America : Hail Hydra
Captain America : Hail Hydra, cover art by Adi Granov

Opening in 1944 this graphic novel spans decades as it shows how Captain America has battled with Hydra for as […]

The Expendables 3
Expendables 3 dir. Patrick Hughes

So once upon a time Sylvester Stallone thought it would be a great idea to get a load of 80s […]

Hercules [based on the comic]
Hercules dir. Brett Ratnor

Is Hercules the son of Zeus or is he just a man? This film takes a more realistic1 interpretation of […]

Dawn of the Planet of the apes
Dawn of the Planet of the Apes dir. Matt Reeves

The sequel to Rise of the Planet of the Apes1 and if you’ll recall at the end of Rise the […]

Tigerman
Tigerman by Nick Harkaway

Lester Ferris has seen a lot and done a lot in his life. A sergeant in the British Army he […]

22 Jump Street
22 Jump Street dir. Phil Lord & Christopher Miller

Have you seen 21 Jump Street? The film, not the tv show? Did you enjoy it? If so you’ll probably […]

X-Men: days of future past
X-men: days of future past dir. Bryan Singer

Mutants throughout the world are being hunted down and murdered by the Sentinels. And not only mutants, but anyone with […]

Godzilla
Godzilla dir. Gareth Edwards

Is there a point to me doing a quick recap of a Godzilla movie plot? I mean, you all know […]

Pompeii
Pompeii dir. by Paul W S Anderson

We open with evil Roman soldiers slaughtering the Celtic Horse tribes. With the commander of the Roman soldiers ordering his […]

White House Down
White House Down

Comparisons with Olympus has falle are pretty inescapable. Both feature attacks on the White House, with one armed agent saving […]

Elysium
Elysium dir. Neill Blomkamp

In 2154 the rich and privileged have abandoned Earth and now live happily ever after on a space habitat, Elysium. […]

Man of Steel
man-of-steel-poster-02

This is a Superman film. And a Superman origins film at that, so you can guess at some of the […]