Posts Tagged ‘action’

New to View: June 29

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, June 29, unless otherwise noted: His Dark Materials: The Complete Second Season (Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2021, HBO Home Entertainment-Warner Home Entertainment Rated: Not rated The lowdown: The second season of this HBO limited series based on Philip Pullman’s fantasy trilogy finds Lyra (Dafne […]

Guns Akimbo

If it wasn't for the commitment of Daniel Radcliffe and Samara Weaving, "Guns Akimbo" would have been another release that fell into immediate irrelevance.

New to View: Dec. 3

By Bob Bloom The following titles are being released on Tuesday, Dec. 3, unless otherwise noted: The Goldfinch (Blu-ray + digital) Details: 2019, Warner Home Video Rated: R, language, drug use The lowdown: This adaptation of Donna Tartt’s 2014 Pulitzer Prize-winning novel tells the story of Theodore Decker who, at 13, loses his mother in […]

Hellboy (2019)

While it's difficult to not compare the reboot to Guillermo del Toro's adaptations, 2019's "Hellboy" works better as a pale imitation of its previous iteration than as a standalone film that can barely stand on its own.

Miss Bala

"Miss Bala" is neither a detriment nor a highlight for Gina Rodriguez's booming film career.

Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle

"Mowgli: Legend of the Jungle" is an overambitious film that uses its great cast and engaging script as an attempt to distract you from its flawed visual effects.


If you've ever wanted a flawed B-movie that is violent, tongue-in-cheek, and full of Nazi zombies, "Overlord" has all of that and more in this R-rated action horror film.

Mile 22

While "Mile 22" has shining moments with its ending and Iko Uwais, the many problems plaguing the film keep it from elevating to more than just a mediocre action film.