Category: Scene of the Week

Scene of the Week: The Rocksino!

2004’s Walking Tall was one of the first steps on Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson’s ascent to Hollywood superstardom. The movie could be best described as a re-imagining of the 1973 Joe Don Baker classic...

Scene of the Week: Midnight Run

The 1988 action comedy Midnight Run starring Robert DeNiro (as bounty hunter Jack Walsh) and Charle Grodin (as neurotic criminal/rogue accountant) Jonathan Mardukas, is one of the more critically acclaimed action movies of that decade....

Scenes of the Week: The Odessa Steps

When something is successful the next thing to follow is imitators. They say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery (but in my opinion nothing will flatter me as much as handing over...

Scene of the Week: Blindsided

Most people would think that sight is a prerequisite to being a great fighter but that conclusion would fail to recognize characters like Zatoichi, Marvel’s Daredevil, or Rutger Hauer’s character from the excellent film...

Scene of the Week: Drive Me Crazy

On February 26, 1964, future action star Mark Dacascos was born in beautiful Honolulu, Hawaii. If you ask any fan of Mark Dacascos to name some of their favorite Mark Dacascos movies, 1997’s Drive is...

Scene of the Week: South of the Border

There are many things that can make an enthralling action scene and at the top of the list is tension. A good filmmaker can have the audience’s heart rates racing and sitting at the...

Scene of the Week: Army of One

Some may refer to it as Army of One. Others may refer to it as Joshua Tree. But no matter what you call it, after you watch it I think you will agree it is one...

Scene of the Week: Welcome to Zardoz

If you didn’t know, James Bond is my favorite movie character of all time. Sean Connery is my favorite actor to play James Bond. When I saw that Sean Connery was in an action/fantasy...