Category: action

REVIEW: The River Wild (1994)

Gail Hartman (Meryl Streep) is a retired white water rafter who returns to Idaho's Salmon River to show her husband Tom (David Strathairn) and son Roarke (Joseph Mazzello) an important part of her youth - and, hopefully, to heal her increasingly fractured marriage. Gail's hopes are shattered when a pair of fellow rafters (Kevin Bacon ...

REVIEW: Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)

Rich socialite Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie) spends her time travelling the world, breaking into ancient ruins and temples and stealing the valuable artifacts and relics within. When a mysterious hidden clock in Croft Manor starts ticking again - and ticking backwards, she finds herself in competition with the villainous Manfred Powell (Iain Glen) and fellow ...

REVIEW: Cold Pursuit (2019)

Nelson Coxman (Liam Neeson) lives a quiet life as a snowplow driver in a Colorado ski town. His long, dedicated service has seen him receive Citizen of the Year. His idyllic life is shattered when his adult son is found dead, apparently from a heroin overdose. Refusing to believe the evidence, he soon discovers his ...

REVIEW: Outlaw King (2018)

In the aftermath of Scottish patriot William Wallace's death, the lord Robert Bruce (Chris Pine) claims the crown of Scotland and sparks a fresh rebellion against the English King Edward I (Stephen Dillane). England's king declares Robert an outlaw, and sends his son the Princes of Wales (Billy Howle) to quash the Scottish patriots for ...

REVIEW: Robin Hood (2018)

Robin Hood remains pretty much the best piece of intellectual property for feature films. It's a populist story of good versus evil. It's tried and tested through centuries of stories, songs, plays, books, cinema, television and animation. Countless artists have brought in new characters, abandoned old ones, and reworked and remixed every element of tone, ...