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The top 20 action movies on Netflix
Daniel Rutledge cuts to the chase with the best in Netflix action.
Forgettable new Ip Man movie still offers 83 minutes of thumping Wing Chun fistwork
Watching one dude calmly taking on a horde of thugs hasn’t lost its novelty
How to watch Wonder Woman 1984 in New Zealand
The superhero sequel has been in No Man’s Land for months, but it might not be too much more of a wait.
Everything we know about Black Widow’s NZ release
Aussie director Cate Shortland taking on one of Marvel’s most anticipated releases? Yes please!
New show Gangs of London is probably 2020’s best action viewing
Thrills in a way movies only occasionally do – and TV shows almost never.
Silly Netflix actioner The Old Guard should be more fun than it is
Charlize Theron’s latest is served with too much angst, melancholy, and self-seriousness.
An investigation: Does Christopher Nolan really ban chairs on his film sets?
Nolan’s alleged ‘no chair rule’ has been called “ableist and a labor violation”, but it may all be a misunderstanding.
Netflix action pic Extraction joins the ranks of modern action classics
Chris Hemsworth, action star in the old-school style of Schwarzenegger, Stallone and Norris.
The best action films of last decade
We lost count of the decade’s body count, but the action was unforgettable.
James Cameron shares a set photo from the first of four Avatar sequels
Nearly a decade after the first movie’s release, Avatar 2 is still shooting.
It’s November 2019 – what did Blade Runner get right about the present day?
The 1982 sci-fi classic correctly predicted virtual assistants and video calling
Look, Dark Fate is probably the best Terminator film we were going to get
You’ll be pleasantly surprised by some, if perhaps not all, of what you find here.
Meow we’re talking: Zoë Kravitz is Catwoman to Robert Pattinson’s Batman
The Big Little Lies star is set to play Gotham’s craziest cat lady in 2021.
Female-led action spin-off Ballerina to be the next entry in the John Wick series
Chad Stahelski and Keanu Reeves will produce the fast-tracked side project…
Sony and Disney reach an agreement on the MCU’s Spider-Man, obviously
It’s not a big surprise that Marvel was able to grab back the rights to the beloved character.
Last Blood shows Rambo’s not leaving without bringing an ungodly amount of pain
Should keep anyone with an appetite for bloodthirsty action satiated.
Operation: Rambu & NZ’s international action star you’ve never heard of
New Loading Docs short on the Kiwi star of “Indonesian Rambo”
Why can’t we be friends? The best buddy action comedies
Stuber is the latest in a long line of buddy comedies, revolving around mismatched partners forced to overcome their differences.
Counting down John Wick’s 20 most brutal onscreen moments
This post contains a lot of visual violence. Obviously.
Keanu Reeves & Halle Berry’s rib-breaking dedication to John Wick 3
“I came back even better and stronger after breaking those ribs.”
Robert Rodriguez’s 18 minute VR film The Limit is a wild and visceral ride
The latest action film from director Robert Rodriguez will not be coming to a cinema near you.
Overlord is an entertaining, unlikely mash-up and charming B-grade triumph
“Tension is developed immediately and never really lets up”