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Review: Seized

October 13, 2020

Scott Adkins reteams with director Isaac Florentine for the new action movie Seized, where Adkins plays a former special forces operative who is forced to go on a series of escalating missions for a cartel boss who has kidnapped his son.

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.

Action Hero of the Week: Leng Feng

March 21, 2018

An elite sniper who is recruited into China’s “Wolf Warriors” unit, Leng Feng defends his comrades and innocent civilians from two different groups of mercenaries, one at home and one after he flees to Africa following a stay in prison.

Review: 12 Strong

January 23, 2018

Based on the declassified true mission of ODA 595, the first Special Forces unit sent into Afghanistan following 9/11, 12 Strong is a solid but unremarkable entry in the modern war genre.