Category: action

REVIEW: Rambo: First Blood Part II (1985)

Three years into his prison sentence, Vietnam veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) is pulled out of incarceration to participate into a secret reconnaissance mission into Vietnam to look for prisoners-of-war still in custody. The mission is supposed to be a white-wash, but when Rambo actually finds prisoners still being tortured by Vietnamese and Russian soldiers ...

REVIEW: First Blood (1982)

Vietnam veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) is passing through the Washington state town of Hope when he is picked up and harassed by local sheriff Will Teasle (Brian Dennehy). Refusing to back down at Teasle's threats, he finds himself arrested for vagrancy and resisting arrest. When Teasle's deputies further intimidate and assault him, Rambo snaps ...

REVIEW: Rambo (2008)

Troubled Vietnam War veteran John Rambo (Sylvester Stallone) lives a reclusive life in rural Thailand when he is approached by a group of Christian missionaries. They want passage up-river to Myanmar, where they intend to provide medical assistance and prayer for the local Karen community. After reluctantly escorting them to the border, Rambo is forced ...

REVIEW: U.S. Marshals (1998)

When accused double murderer Mark Roberts (Wesley Snipes) escapes custody in a plane crash, United States Marshal Sam Gerard (Tommy Lee Jones) is hot on his trail, accompanied by DSS agent John Royce (Robert Downey Jr). The more Gerard investigates, however, the more unlikely Roberts' apparent homicides appear to be. Hollywood loves sequels and pretty ...

REVIEW: Face/Off (1997)

Federal agent Sean Archer (John Travolta) finally captures and incapacitates the international terrorist-for-hire Castor Troy (Nicolas Cage). When it turns out that Troy has already activated the countdown on a hidden nerve gas explosive, Archer must find out where it is. To fool Castor's paranoid brother and partner Pollux (Alessandro Nivola) into giving away its ...

REVIEW: Twister (1996)

Dr Jo Harding (Helen Hunt) is an Oklahoma meteorologist who has dedicated her career to chasing down and measuring tornadoes. On the day she and her team are set to test their revolutionary recording system, nicknamed "Dorothy", Jo is met by her estranged husband Bill (Bill Paxton) who has come to force her to sign ...

REVIEW: Street Fighter (1994)

'You come here prepared to fight a madman,' says the evil General M. Bison, 'and instead you found a god!' Well, not a god exactly. What Colonel Guile (Jean-Claude Van Damme) does find is one of the most blindingly and hilariously awful feature films of living memory. Released in 1994, Steven E. De Souza's action ...