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Everything Action Theater: Pole Position

February 7, 2019

Very loosely based on the classic Namco/Atari arcade racing game, Pole Position hit Saturday mornings in 1984 and followed the Darrett siblings, stunt show performers who were also secretly government agents using their highly advanced vehicles to fight crime.

EA Commentary: Mortal Kombat

September 6, 2018

The winner of our So Bad It’s Good tournament, Zach, Chris, and Chris Ali watched 1995’s Mortal Kombat, probably the greatest video game to movie adaptation, for the latest Everything Action commentary.

Action Hero of the Week: Davis Okoye

August 1, 2018

A former special forces soldier turned primatologist, Davis Okoye has to figure out how to save his best friend George, an albino gorilla who has been exposed to a gene-editing pathogen, which has also transformed two other animals and are threatening to destroy Chicago.

Review: Rampage

April 17, 2018

After the video game inspired (and hilarious and fun) Jumanji: Welcome the Jungle, the first Rock movie of 2018 is an adaptation of the 1986 arcade classic Rampage as three creatures, including The Rock’s gorilla buddy George, are infected by a genetic editing pathogen and converge on Chicago, destroying everything in their path.

Review: Tomb Raider

March 20, 2018

Square Enix and WB team up to bring back Lara Croft to the big screen in an adaptation of the phenomenal reboot game from 2013 as Lara travels to a remote island in the Pacific to try and find out what happened to her father, who disappeared seven years earlier.