May 21, 2019
Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Tiger Chen, Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White, and Michael Bisping in one movie? Is there anyway it can live up to the hype? This week we watched 2019's Triple Threat.
A crime syndicate places a hit on a billionaire's daughter, making her the target of an elite assassin squad. A small band of down-and-out mercenaries protects her, fighting tooth and nail to stop the assassins from reaching their target.
May 14, 2019
This one has been a long time coming. 1999's The Matrix.
Neo (Keanu Reeves) believes that Morpheus (Laurence Fishburne), an elusive figure considered to be the most dangerous man alive, can answer his question -- What is the Matrix? Neo is contacted by Trinity (Carrie-Anne Moss), a beautiful stranger who leads him into an underworld where he meets Morpheus. They fight a brutal battle for their lives against a cadre of viciously intelligent secret agents. It is a truth that could cost Neo something more precious than his life.
May 7, 2019
This week on the podcast we watch an all time classic, Big Trouble in Little China.
Kurt Russell plays hard-boiled truck driver Jack Burton, who gets caught in a bizarre conflict within, and underneath, San Francisco's Chinatown. An ancient Chinese prince and Chinatown crime lord has kidnapped a beautiful green-eyed woman, who is the fiancee to Jack's best friend. Jack must help his friend rescue the girl before the evil Lo Pan uses her to break the ancient curse that keeps him a fleshless and immortal spirit.
April 30, 2019
We finis off I'm On A Boat month with possibly the best movie Steven Seagal has made. Take that as you wish. It's 1992's Under Siege
An ex-Navy Seal turned cook is the only person who can stop a group of terrorists when they seize control of a U.S. battleship.
April 23, 2019
I'm on a boat month floats on. This week we watch one of Sterling Archers favourite films 1976's Gator.
After his release from prison, notorious ex-con and moonshine distiller Gator McKlusky (Burt Reynolds) moves in with his father in a cabin in the Okefenokee Swamp. His bootlegging plans are cut short, however, when a federal agent tells McKlusky that he will lose custody of his 9-year-old daughter unless he helps bring down local crime lord Bama McCall. McKlusky enlists the help of reporter Aggie Maybank (Lauren Hutton) and a few local eccentrics to bring down McCall's empire.
April 16, 2019
Would you rather watch Deep Blue Sea or listen to Deep Blue Something? It's your life. We watched the movie. What do you think about that?
On an island research facility, Dr Susan McAlester (Saffron Burrows) is harvesting the brain tissue of DNA-altered sharks as a possible cure for Alzheimer's disease. When the facility's backers send an executive (Samuel L. Jackson) to investigate the experiments, a routine procedure goes awry, and a shark starts attacking the researchers. Now, with sharks outnumbering their human captors, McAlester and her team must figure out a way to stop them from escaping to the ocean and breeding.
April 9, 2019
Disaster or misunderstood? This week we watched the 1995 Kevin Costner film Waterworld.
After the melting of the polar ice caps, most of the globe is underwater. Some humans have survived, and even fewer still, notably the Mariner (Kevin Costner), have adapted to the ocean by developing gills. A loner by nature, the Mariner reluctantly befriends Helen (Jeanne Tripplehorn) and her young companion, Enola (Tina Majorino), as they escape from a hostile artificial island. Soon the sinister Smokers are pursuing them in the belief that Enola holds the key to finding the mythical Dryland.
April 2, 2019
It's I'm On A Boat Month and boy do we start with a doozie. It's 2012's Battleship.
Lt. Alex Hopper (Taylor Kitsch) is a weapons officer aboard the destroyer USS John Paul Jones, while his older brother, Stone (Alexander Skarsgård), is the commanding officer of the USS Sampson. Unknown to Alex, Stone or the rest of the U.S. Navy, alien invaders have arrived on Earth with plans to steal Earth's resources. When a confrontation with the invaders knocks out the Navy's radar capability, American and Japanese forces must work together to find a way to save the planet.
March 26, 2019
Time for a cult classic. We at Action, Action really need to do more of these. It is 1978 at we are watching the Shaw Brothers classic, Five Deadly Venoms.
A dying master sends his last student to check up on five former pupils, who each know a special style of kung fu.
March 19, 2019
We are back with Die Hard in a soccer stadium, it's 2018's Final Score.
Dave Bautista stars as an ex-soldier forced into action when armed terrorists take control of a packed football stadium.