It’s true: some action movies don’t find the audience they deserve. John Wick, for example. Then again, there’s action movies that pretty much suck. Some of both on this next list…
Then again, there’s also movies that JUST AREN’T ACTION MOVIES.
SNOWPIERCER IS NOT AN ACTION MOVIE. (Also, neither is Ghost Dog.) And Snowpiercer was a terrible, miserable, despairing piece of garbage, that is nonetheless overrated by much of the Internet. It deserved to be overlooked, and was.
The next vid has some criteria for what an action movie is, and isn’t. I’m not sold on them, but they’re better than whatever Watch Mojo was using to qualify its picks.
Hey, I thought it was an enjoyable movie.
Doesn’t mean I can’t laugh at some of it’s quirks. TO THE VIDEO!
Amazing Spider-Man 2. Not all that amazing.
Look, Andrew Garfield really is a good actor. He proved it in Hacksaw Ridge. It’s just that this movie… well, it’s awful. TO THE VIDEO!
One of the best action movies of the 1990’s.
The bus scene was really cool… but how did they do that? And why did the audience buy into it? Cinematic secrets ahoy!
Still one of the greatest Action-Monster-Sci-Fi movies ever made.
And now some secrets of the superb Sci-Fi flick!
So, there was this movie that I saw. And it wasn’t so good.
In fact, there were a ton of things wrong with it. AND HERE THEY ARE!
Now, I myself (and my fellow Geek Gab hosts) gabbed about Bourne before.
AND HERE IT IS!
They killed the wrong dog’s human.