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Everything Action Theater: The Great Train Robbery

September 16, 2021

Adapting his own novel, Michael Crichton wrote and directed the historical heist movie The Great Train Robbery, where Sean Connery and Donald Sutherland scheme to rob a massive gold shipment from the train that is used to transport it monthly to the soldiers fighting the Crimean War in 1855.

Action Hero of the Week: Jonathan Hemlock

September 15, 2021

Former assassin turned art professor Jonathan Hemlock is forced back into action when his large collection of paintings is threatened to be revealed to the IRS and he agrees to two final “sanctions” against the men responsible for the death of an old friend and fellow agent, one of the sanctions sending him up the north face of the Eiger mountain in Switzerland.

New Release Round Up 9/14/21

September 14, 2021

The Shawshank Redemption arrives on 4K Blu-Ray this week along with Mare of Easttown, Eli Roth’s History of Horror, Scooby-Doo Meets Courage the Cowardly Dog, Zola, Catch the Bullet, and more on DVD and Blu-Ray.

Hawkeye Takes Aim on Disney+ in November (Trailer)

September 13, 2021

While visiting New York City with his kids, Clint Barton sees reports of his dark alter ego Ronin running around and finds 22-year-old archery prodigy Kate Bishop, who dreams of being a superhero. The archery duo teams up to take on a threat from Clint’s past in the upcoming Disney+ MCU series Hawkeye, arriving in November.

Battle at the Box Office 9/13/21

September 13, 2021

Shang-Chi remained strong in its second weekend and held onto the number #1 slot at the box office while Malignant became the third recent HBO Max/theatrical hybrid release to vastly underperform compared to expectations going into the weekend.