Mads Mikkelsen is a retired assassin forced back into action when the organization he worked for wants to kill him and take back his earnings in Netflix’s upcoming action movie Polar, based on the graphic novel by Victor Santos.
A former Triad assassin battles an army of assassins sent to kill him in the upcoming Indonesian action movie hitting Netflix, The Night Comes for Us, co-starring The Raid’s Joe Taslim and Iko Uwais.
This week on the podcast, Zach, Chris and Joe discuss the not great looking animation of Gotham by Gaslight, the incredible Deadpool 2 teaser trailer, TMNT in Injustice 2, the Hitman movies, comic book history, Lore, Virtuosity and much more.
Ethan Hawke is an assassin who is killed but then brought back to life with a 24 hour time limit till he’s dead again and tasked with performing a job to survive past the countdown in the upcoming action movie 24 Hours to Live.
Based on the violent and over the top graphic novel by Grant Morrison and Darick Robertson, Chris Meloni plays alcoholic ex-cop turned hitman Nick Sax who, after a hit gone bad, starts seeing an upbeat blue horse named Happy that wants him to rescue a little girl from a deranged killer in a Santa suit.
Sick of the infamous Gunther (Arnold Schwarzenegger) always being considered the world’s greatest assassin, Taran Killam’s Blake hires a team of crazy killers to help him take down Gunther and steal his title.
A professional hitman, Leon lives a solitary life until he reluctantly takes in 12 year old orphan Mathilde, who he begins to train as his protege to help her get revenge on the man who killed her family, corrupt DEA agent Norman Stansfield.
A forensic accountant for the most dangerous criminals on Earth, autistic math savant Christian Wolff use his lifetime of military training to keep himself safe and take out anyone who breaks his moral code.
John Wick is forced back into action because of a blood oath he made to try and escape the assassin life in John Wick Chapter 2, which does everything a great sequel should do to expand the world and up the action.
One of the few non-superhero/sci-fi action movies this year and the only one starring Jason Statham, Mechanic: Resurrection is a solid, violent, fun way to close out a particularly awful summer for movies.