Category Archives: Adventure

Deathstalker 2 (a movie review)

Ladies and gentlemen, please, welcome Jim Wynorski once again! And I do mean it in a positive way, because what we have here is one of the best fun movies you can watch. It’s time we talk about Deathstalker 2. read more

Deathstalker (a movie review)

Adventure movies with strong heroes were nothing new even in the beginning of the 1980s, but the appearance of Arnold Schwarzenegger as Conan in Conan the Barbarian in 1982 has brought a fresh air for the exploitation genre worldwide – and for us, movie fans, a new genre: sword & sorcery. read more

Our Man in Beirut poster

Our Man in Beirut (movie review)

Talk about being mistaken! Originally I’ve been loking for a movie starring Frederick Stafford (Agent 505: Todesfalle Beirut) as a preliminary viewing before I’d commence my macaroni combat movie reviews, but for some reason I’d ended up with The Spy Killers (also known as Secret Agent Fireball and Our Man in Beirut, a. k. a. Le spie uccidono a Beirut). Well, so much for choosing movies half-asleep. read more

Temple of the Thousand Lights movie poster

Temple of the Thousand Lights (a movie review)

When it comes to movies, many metal fans are – maybe naturally – gravitating towards horror genre (and gory ones in particular), but lately I’ve found the attempts to top a previous guy’s movie with just more outrageous gore simply boring. I like movies with funny stories, great camera and guys I can root for… and you might be surprised that I’d prefer a good adventure movie before horror or action ones. Of course, in my book this is not a rule set in stone ane exceptions exist. read more

The Lost Empire (movie review)

Jim Wynorski is The Man and that’s the fact. Why? Because almost anybody can make a movie given enough money and time, but it takes a genius to do a likeable low-budget flick. And because there are still quite a few of his movies I haven’t watched yet, one nice rainy day I have decided to remedy that situation and sit down to enjoy his directorial debut The Lost Empire. read more