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Everything Action Theater: Congo

October 7, 2021

Released in 1995 with the hopes of being the next Jurassic Park, the Michael Crichton adaptation Congo was not quite as well-received as that 1993 classic but it performed better than expected at the box office and has since developed a cult audience that enjoys the more campy aspects of the jungle adventure. You can check out the entire movie, thanks to YouTube, in the latest Everything Action Theater.

Everything Action Theater: Clue

July 1, 2021

Easily the best movie ever made based on a board game, 1985’s Clue is also just one of the best comedies ever made as well, as Tim Curry leads an all-star cast of suspects through trying to figure out Whodunnit in the murder of the mysterious Mr. Boddy.

Everything Action Theater: Jumanji The Series

December 12, 2019

After the release of Jumanji in 1995, UPN developed an animated series based on the movie for their UPN Kids block of programming starting in 1996 as Peter and Judy Shepherd entered the world of Jumanji to join Alan Parrish on various adventures and figure out a way to get Alan out of the game and back into the real world.

Everything Action Theater: Mighty Max

August 15, 2019

Based on the highly popular 90s toyline which featured awesome mini-playsets, Mighty Max followed the titular pre-teen hero as he came into possession of a powerful artifact that took the form of a red baseball cap that lets him travel across time and space. Teaming with his allies Virgil and Norman, Max has to battle the evil forces of Skullmaster, who wants the cap for his own evil purposes.

Action Hero of the Week: Lamont Cranston

March 13, 2019

He knows what evil lurks in the heart of men and wealthy playboy Lamont Cranston seeks to eliminate that evil by transforming into his alter ego, The Shadow, and uses his hypnotic and invisibility powers to terrorize the criminal underworld of 1930s New York City.

Review: IT

September 11, 2017

A reboot of the Stephen King novel, and the 90s miniseries with the indelible performance of Tim Curry, the new IT is an excellent reboot that wisely updates and cuts certain things while keeping the heart and scares intact as The Losers’ Club takes on the horrifying entity that prays on their fears.