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News Shotgun 8/13/22

August 13, 2022

Love, Death, and Robots is back for another season, Sonic 3 gets a release date, Emily Blunt joins Ryan Gosling in the remake of The Fall Guy, The Russo Brothers add a ton of new cast members to their new Netflix movie, Prey is the biggest premiere in Hulu history and more in this week’s News Shotgun.

Everything Action Theater: Coriolanus

July 30, 2020

Ralph Fiennes directed and starred in the 2011 Shakespeare adaptation Coriolanus, where the acclaimed actor brought the tragedy of Roman general Caius Martius to a modern warfare setting while keeping the dialogue of Shakespeare’s original work intact.

Musical Montage: Red 7 “Heartbeat”

July 13, 2020

Apparently a favorite song of director Michael Mann, “Heartbeat” by the short-lived band Red 7 was not only in an episode of Miami Vice but also as the end credits song for the first cinematic adaptation of Thomas Harris’ Red Dragon, Manhunter, in 1986.

Action Hero of the Week: Charly Baltimore

January 31, 2018

Losing her memory on her last mission, CIA operative Charly Baltimore becomes mild mannered schoolteacher Samantha Caine but she regains her memories and her deadly skills when a private investigator digs up her past and puts her back on the radar of her former handlers.

Forsaken Trailer

January 22, 2016

Kiefer and Donald Sutherland co-star together in the new western Forsaken, where Kiefer is a retired gunslinger who is forced to take his guns back up when a violent gang rolls through town forcing ranchers off their land to make way for the railroad.

Contest: Win The Anomaly on Blu Ray

October 5, 2015

Enter to win one of two Blu Ray copies of the new sci-fi/action thriller, The Anomaly, where a man finds out he’s being controlled and used as an assassin and only has slightly under 10 minutes of clarity every few days or weeks to figure out what is going on.