Retro Film Review- The Mechanic

‘The Mechanic‘ is a 1972 action thriller directed by Michael Winner and written by Lewis John Carlino. It was produced by Robert Chartoff and Irwin Winkler. It was released through United Artists. Arthur Bishop (Charles Bronson) is a “mechanic,” a hitman who works for the Mafia and pays a call girl (Jill Ireland) to pretend…

‘Hard Kill’ Review- B-Movie and Bruce Willis

‘Hard Kill‘ is an action flick directed by Matt Eskandari, based on a screenplay by Chris LaMont and Joe Russo. It was filmed in Cincinnati and released through Vertical Entertainment. Soldier-turned-mercenary Derek Miller (Jesse Metcalfe) is approached by his military friend Nicholas Fox (Texas Battle) to do security for a high tech millionaire named Donovan…

‘Beckman’ Review- A Stunted B-Movie

‘Beckman‘ is directed by Gabriel Sabloff and released through PureFlix and Quality Flix. This action-thriller is a departure from their usual genre of faith-based films, dramas, and kids cartoons. The hitman Aaron Beckman (David A.R. White) is taken in by the dying preacher Philip (Jeff Fahey) after a hit goes wrong. Beckman, seeking solace, becomes…

StudioJake Interviews Hollywood Actor Robert Davi

StudioJake had the awesome privilege of interviewing Hollywood superstar Robert Davi. His movie career spans decades, playing in franchises like Die Hard, The Expendables, and James Bond to hilarious comedies like An American Carol. He talks about the upcoming documentary ‘Davi’s Way‘ covering his singing tour, ‘Davi Sings Sinatra.’ We also talk about his upcoming…

Movie Review- Wonder Woman (2017)

Wonder Woman is the latest film in the DC Extended Universe following Man of Steel, Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice, and Suicide Squad. The screenplay is written by Allan Heinberg and directed by Patty Jenkins. This movie finally got DC Comics film franchise back on track. Do not be concerned, I offer no spoilers.…

19 Superheroes Who Deserve Their Own Movies

We’ve seen some incredible superhero films. The Amazing Spider-Man, The Dark Knight Rises, X-Men: Days of Future Past, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles just to name a few. There a few upcoming superhero films coming as well like Justice League, Dr. Strange, Wonder Woman, Black Panther, and many others. What about other great superheroes? There so…

Movie Review Flashback- Escape Plan

Escape Plan is a 2013 film directed by Mikael Håfström that harkens back to the days of 80s action films. Don’t believe me? It’s two stars are Sylvester Stallone and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Ray Breslin is a tough as nails escape artist. He co-owns a company with Lester Clark. They send Ray in as a criminal and…

Movie Review- In The Blood

‘In The Blood’ is a 2014 action film directed by John Stockwell, written by James Robert Johnston and Bennett Yellin. It was produced by 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment. Ava (Gina Carano) is the daughter of a drug lord who taught her how to fight and shoot. After his death, she put that behind her…

Movie Review Flashback- The Last Stand

After a long absence from starring roles, Arnold Schwarzenegger returned to the big screen with The Last Stand with South Korean director Kim Ji-woon’s first American film. It is a non-stop action film that makes you reminiscence about the Golden Age of Action Films (eg the 80s). Sheriff Ray Owens (Arnold Schwarzenegger) polices a sleepy…

Movie Review Flashback- The Fugitive (1993)

Directed by Andrew Davis was given the helm of The Fugitive starring Harrison Ford, the remake of the 1960s television show of the same name. I have not seen a single episode of the original series, so I have no way of comparing it. The film, however, was nominated for seven Academy Awards, but won…