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Taimak Interview

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Eoin Friel

Taimak was born on June 27, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Taimak Guarriello. In 1985 he would star as “Bruce” Leroy Green in Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the movie The Action Elite chats with the star about the movie, his career and how the genre has […]

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Maximum Risk (1996) Review

Posted  July 24, 2014  by  Eoin Friel

Plot: After his twin brother is murdered, Alain Moreau (Jean Claude Van Damme) takes his place and inherits his problems, including his girlfriend. He is forced to fight his way to the answers while being chased by every manner of scumbag along the way. Alain must find the answers to some tough questions and not […]

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Snake Plissken Returns!

Posted  July 23, 2014  by  Alex Paul

BOOM! Studios has teased a new project starring Kurt Russell’s Snake Plissken. The Escape From New York and Escape From LA character will star in a comic from the publisher. This will mark BOOM!’s second adaptation of a John Carpenter/Russell movie following its newly launched Big Trouble in Little China. Eric Powell – who is writing Big Trouble with artist Brian Churilla – illustrated […]

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Kevin Sorbo Not Happy With ‘Hercules’ and ‘The Expendables’ Brass

Posted  July 23, 2014  by  Alex Paul

Kevin Sorbo has spoken candidly about Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming movie Hercules, saying that he should have been given a part in it. The actor previously played the title role in the ’90s show Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. Talking to Dish Nation, he said: “We were sort of taken aback they wouldn’t let me in that movie. I didn’t do […]

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Manborg (video review)

Posted  July 23, 2014  by  J-Man

When the forces of hell are unleashed on Earth, you need something more than just a man to stop them – you need a MANBORG!

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‘The November Man’ Official Trailer

Posted  July 23, 2014  by  Alex Paul

Pardon my French, but this film looks kick-ass! Code named ‘The November Man’; Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) is an extremely dangerous and highly trained ex-CIA agent, who is lured out of quiet retirement on a very personal mission.  He must protect valuable witness, Alice Fournier, (Olga Kurylenko) who could expose the truth behind a decades […]

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Taimak Interview

Taimak was born on June 27, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Taimak Guarriello. In 1985 he would star as “Bruce” Leroy Green in Berry Gordy’s The Last Dragon. To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the mo...
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Maximum Risk (1996) Review

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The Verdict: 4 / 5 - Explosive!
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Snake Plissken Returns!

BOOM! Studios has teased a new project starring Kurt Russell’s Snake Plissken. The Escape From New York and Escape From LA character will star in a comic from the publisher. This will mark BOOM!’s second adapt...
by Alex Paul
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Kevin Sorbo Not Happy With ‘Hercules’ and ‘The Expendables’ Brass

Kevin Sorbo has spoken candidly about Dwayne Johnson’s upcoming movie Hercules, saying that he should have been given a part in it. The actor previously played the title role in the ’90s show Hercules: The Legend...
by Alex Paul
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Manborg (video review)

When the forces of hell are unleashed on Earth, you need something more than just a man to stop them – you need a MANBORG!
by J-Man
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‘The November Man’ Official Trailer

Pardon my French, but this film looks kick-ass! Code named ‘The November Man’; Peter Devereaux (Pierce Brosnan) is an extremely dangerous and highly trained ex-CIA agent, who is lured out of quiet retirement on a very perso...
by Alex Paul
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‘Nightcrawler’ Teaser Trailer

NIGHTCRAWLER is a pulse-pounding thriller set in the nocturnal underbelly of contemporary Los Angeles.  Jake Gyllenhaal stars as Lou Bloom, a driven young man desperate for work who discovers the high-speed world of L.A. crime...
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Enter To Win Your Choice of T-Shirt

OK fans of The Action Elite and free clothing, have we got a contest for you! Thanks to the good folks at Shirts.com, we are giving away three t-shirts! But wait, it gets better. Not only are we giving away three shirts, but yo...
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Ninja Assassin (2009) Review

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The Verdict: 3 / 5 - Worth Renting
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First Look at Checkmate Starring Danny Glover & Vinnie Jones

Status Media & Entertainment and Puppy Entertainment have released the first production stills and the concept art for the high concept thriller and first feature to be shot on the Blackmagic 4K Production camera Checkmate...
by Eoin Friel
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First Teaser Trailer for Tekken 2: Kazuya’s Revenge

Kane Kosugi stars in this rather awesome trailer for Tekken 2: Kazuya’s Revenge; it doesn’t give much away, except that Kane Kosugi kicks ass… but we already know that. I actually didn’t hate the first m...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 
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Action-Packed Trailer for Mercenaries Starring Cynthia Rothrock

You know when The Asylum is involved (The peeps behind Sharknado), you’re going to get a high quality movie with extra lashings of cheese. Mercenaries is essentially a low budget female Expendables and the story is about ...
by Eoin Friel
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