Category Archives: Action

Now on Canadian Netflix — March 2019

Polar It took me a minute or two to get over the fact that Mads Mikkelsen had a feature in cinemas recently called Arctic, and there's this one on Netflix called Polar. I bet the producers of both films were annoyed. This is a John Wick-esque action picture from Swedish music video director Jonas Åkerlund,…Read More

Upgrade review — Bonkers cyberpunk a summer highlight

Written and Directed by Leigh Whannell | 100 min An Australian sci-fi exploitation picture from the good people at Blumhouse (Insidious, Split, Get Out), with writer/director/actor Whannell helming his second feature, this is a genuine surprise for the summer of 2018. It's a total blast, an R-rated, near-future mindbender in the tradition of the original Terminator and…Read More