Action sequels are often disappointing, lazy, and unnecessary. There are exceptions to this, though. For example, John Wick Chapter 2 was incredible, maybe ever better than the original. But then you have a movie like Kingsman 2: The Golden Circle that was pretty disappointing compared to the original. It is always a risk when it comes to sequels in general. The Equalizer hit theaters back in 2014 and it was decent, not great. It didn’t break any ground but it was definitely watchable. When a sequel got announced, it was difficult to be SUPER excited about it. Well this is a case of the sequel being better than the original. The Equalizer 2 is a very entertaining sequel that sheds some light on the mystery of Denzel Washington’s character Robert McCall. Read more
Game of Thrones is an adaptation of the epic dark fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire from writer George R.R. Martin and showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss. The series airs exclusively on HBO and stars Peter Dinklage, Lena Headey, Kit Harrington and Emilia Clarke. Season 7 debuts summer July 16, 2017. Read more
From Legendary, Universal Pictures and director Zhang Yimou (House of Flying Daggers) comes the action blockbuster The Great Wall. Featuring music by Game of Thrones composer Ramin Djawadi and loosely based on a short story World War Z author Max Brooks. Starring Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe and Andy Lau. It hits theaters February 17, 2017.
From director Matthew Vaughn comes the highly anticipated sequel to Kingsman: The Secret Service. Kingsman: The Golden Circle is scheduled for theatrical release June 16, 2017. The film stars Taron Egerton, Mark Strong, Channing Tatum, Halle Berry, Pedro Pascal, Elton John and Edward Holcroft.