Manly Movies

Isaac Florentine

Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013)

Ninja: Shadow of a Tear (2013)

Ninja: Shadow of a Tear    27 Dec 2013

R 95 minReleased

IMDB: 6.2/10 288 votes

This movie reminds me on 1980’s arcade beat em ups, not even the 1990’s ones, but the real old school fighters that scrolled to the right in one simple determined direction, where one man would go up against an army of high kicking pissants. Occasionally between levels some type of rudimentary reference to a plot would be gestured at, before quickly lunging back into relentless fighting action. That’s what happens here, boss fights and all. While it’s ...

Acts of Vengeance (2017)

Acts of Vengeance (2017)

Acts Of Vengeance    27 Oct 2017

R 87 minReleased

IMDB: 5.7/10 184 votes

Antonio Banderas seems to be throwing out these manly B-movies faster than most of us can keep up with. The latest is the Isaac Florentine-directed Acts of Vengeance. It was previously titled Stoic, a reference to the writings of Marcus Aurelius and a central theme of the movie. Obviously, the new name is more marketable, probably in more ways than one (some argue that a VOD movie can be moderately more successful on release lists depending on which letter ...