Tag CIA

My Spy Proves That Dave Bautista Is No Arnold Schwarzenegger

Growing up, Arnold Schwarzenegger was the quintessential action movie star. Basically, if you wanted a strong, muscle-bound hero who just oozed charisma, Arnold was your man. Starting with Conan The Barbarian, I was hooked on him. I remember my mom… Continue Reading →

How Accurate is History’s Project Blue Book?

In a world where the truth is out there, but exaggerations definitely pay the bills, History’s Project Blue Book somehow falls between the cracks.

Something is Wrong in Men in Black: International

During a recent free preview weekend, Starz broadcast Men in Black: International and since I hadn’t caught it at the local movie theater — much like the rest of the country — I decided to record it and attempt to… Continue Reading →

Treadstone Reawakens Cold War Fears

Members of the CIA are running an unsanctioned global operation — some would call it a criminal syndicate — and “America wants to win.” If that doesn’t sum up 10 episodes of Treadstone, which basically tells the origin story of… Continue Reading →

Treadstone is a Rush

As a fan of author Robert Ludlum, I was very excited to learn about a spin-off TV series that takes place within his Bourne Universe. Having read the first of his Bourne book series and enjoyed the first three feature-film… Continue Reading →

Digging Up Lost History in Lost Gold of World War II

What actually happened to many of the world’s most famous treasures? What if they’re forever lost in an unmarked site, waiting to be unearthed by some treasure hunters who just happen to decipher the vague, left-behind clues? This is one… Continue Reading →

Jack Ryan Gets a Modern-Day Makeover

The Jack Ryan series on Amazon is a good, modern interpretation of the character from the Tom Clancy books. It’s not perfect, but it’s pretty good. As a fan of the Tom Clancy books and having watched all the Jack… Continue Reading →

The Americans: Heating up the Cold War

Out of the numerous TV shows I watch every year, the one I most often recommend to others and which tops my list for the greatest show on television, now, is FX’s The Americans. To anyone unfamiliar, The Americans takes… Continue Reading →

American Ultra

Per Matt As one big mash-up, American Ultra never seems to fully explore each genre it employs.

The Man from U.N.C.L.E.

Per Matt Cold War tensions are reignited and the onscreen retro-cool environment of Guy Ritchie’s latest movie is inescapable.

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