Action Movies First Quarter

The Best Action Movies of 2018 So Far


Welcome to a quarterly review of the year’s best action movies of 2018 as of right this moment.

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Watch These Movies and Shows Before You See ‘Pacific Rim Uprising’


We recommend some movies and TV shows to get you in the mood for the long-awaited sequel.

Pain And Gain

Michael Bay’s ‘Pain & Gain’ is More Essential Than Ever


As it turns five, we look back at the smarter, more self-aware Michael Bay film that history may ultimately view as an essential look at today’s America.

Tomb Raider - Lara Croft

The New ‘Tomb Raider’ is Faster, Dumber, and More Fun


Alicia Vikander gets down and dirty in this modern re-telling of Lara Croft’s classic hero’s journey.

No Retreat, No Surrender

An Oral History of One of the 80s Most Underrated Action Movies


Cold War fever, the ghost of Bruce Lee, and the debut of JCVD. No Retreat, No Surrender is a special kind of action movie.


18 Great Vigilante Movies


“If the law won’t get them… we will!”

Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

Why We Can’t Get Enough of Steven Spielberg’s Action Scenes


This new video essay shows the legendary director knows that the best action moments are attention-grabbing and character-driven.

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4 Movies to Help Beat the Winter Blues


Escape from the bitter cold outside with some good old-fashioned movie magic.


The Simple Case for Blockbuster Equality


Everyone has a right to want to see themselves kick ass in the movies.