action-movies

Mark Wahlberg Will Not Rest Until You Feel Sorry for Guys Like Him

Life is never easy when you’re a character played by Mark Wahlberg. Often, you’re underestimated or disrespected or taken for granted or easily overlooked. You’re…

‘The Equalizer 2’ and the Appeal of the ‘Action Hero Who Walked Away From His Old Life’ Trope

In The Equalizer 2, Denzel Washington once again plays Robert McCall, a former CIA operative who walked away from his old life. His reason? He…

‘Die Hard’ Started a New Era for Action Movies. ‘Skyscraper’ Shows Where It’s Gone Wrong

As you’ve probably heard, Skyscraper pays homage to Die Hard: Almost 30 years to the day of that film’s release, Dwayne Johnson plays a Bruce…

A Conversation With Rob Cohen, the Man Who Makes Action Movies That Critics Hate But You Probably…

The director of ‘The Hurricane Heist’ on fatherhood, giving birth to ‘The Fast and the Furious’ and why surfing is almost as good as the…