Category: action

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 ...

REVIEW: Shaft (2000)

When NYPD Detective John Shaft (Samuel L. Jackson) investigates the killing of Trey Howard (Mekhi Phifer) by the rich, racist socialite Walter White Jr (Christian Bale), his case is torpedoed when the sole witness is intimidated into going into hiding. A furious Shaft quits the police force to bring White - now allied with Dominican ...

REVIEW: Sudden Death (1995)

French-Canadian firefighter Darren McCord (Jean-Claude Van Damme) has retired from his career following a traumatic experience, and now works as a fire marshal for the Pittsburg Civic Arena. When the Stanley Cup Final is invaded by a group of criminals, and the Vice-President (Raymond J. Barry) held hostage by former CIA operative Joshua Foss (Powers ...

REVIEW: Executive Decision (1996)

A jet airliner en route from Athens to Washington is hijacked by terrorists. When it becomes clear that the terrorists' demands are likely a cover for an attempted nerve gas attack, analyst Dr David Grant (Kurt Russell) reluctantly teams with special forces leader Lt Colonel Austin Travis (Steven Seagal) to board the plane in mid-flight ...