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Action/Adventure

Dominated by male bravado and heroism (and often a short attention span) the Action genre gets physical with conflict, while Adventure pursues the big quest…

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BeowulfBeowulf (2007)
Dir. Robert Zemeckis
Feat. Angelina Jolie, Ray Winstone, Anthony Hopkins
Originally earmarked for 3D IMAX cinemas, this groundbreaking animation brings to screen the Old English epic of hero Beowulf (Winstone) and his quest to defeat the flesh-eating, foul-looking, Danish fun-hating monster Grendel and his fiercely protective witchy woman of a mother (Jolie, in anachronistic yet…
Robin HoodRobin Hood (2010)
Dir. Ridley Scott
Feat. Russell Crowe, Cate Blanchett, Max von Sydow
Reuniting GLADIATOR director Ridley Scott with star Russell Crowe, this brawnier, grittier update of the Sherwood forest legend surveys the origins of the famed archer and his merry posse.
DunkirkDunkirk (2017)
Dir. Christopher Nolan
Feat. Fionn Whitehead, Jack Lowden, Barry Keoghan
Christopher Nolan's grandiose staging of the famous evacuation of the French port of Dunkirk in May 1940 is a departure from the fantasy pictures the director is known for, but remains a stylistic, conceptual exercise that depicts events from three perspectives: land, sea, and air over three time…
Lost City of Z, TheLost City of Z, The (2016)
Dir. James Gray
Feat. Charlie Hunnam, Robert Pattinson, Sienna Miller
James Gray (THE IMMIGRANT) directs this Amazonian adventure based on a true story and adapted from the novel by David Grann. The early 20th Century British explorer Percy Fawcett is determined to prove that an advanced, undiscovered civilisation is hidden deep within the Amazon jungle, an obsession that…
Hitman's Bodyguard, TheHitman's Bodyguard, The (2017)
Dir. Patrick Hughes
Feat. Ryan Reynolds, Samuel L. Jackson, Gary Oldman
Smart-ass action shennanigans with Ryan Reynolds hired as a bodyguard to protect hitman Samuel L. Jackson who has to testify at the International Criminal Court against Belarusian President, Gary Oldman. Chiefly coasts on the banter between the two leads, who've done this several times before.
Logan LuckyLogan Lucky (2017)
Dir. Steven Soderbergh
Feat. Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, Daniel Craig
Heist-comedy populated by an impressive ensemble cast, following the down-on-their-luck Logan family as they try to strike it lucky executing an elaborate robbery during the legendary Coco-cola 600 motor race.
Atomic BlondeAtomic Blonde (2017)
Dir. David Leitch
Feat. Charlize Theron, James McAvoy
Pulpy, neon-lit thriller from the makers of JOHN WICK with a remarkable performance from Charlize Theron, giving real emotional depth to a top-level M16 spy who goes after a double agent in West Germany.