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New Trailer for Luc Besson’s Valerian

VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS is the visually spectacular new adventure film from Luc Besson, the legendary director of The Professional, The Fifth Element and Lucy, based on the ground-breaking comic book series which inspired a generation of artists, writers and filmmakers. In the 28th century, Valerian (Dane DeHaan) and Laureline (Cara […]

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Netflix Picks Up Gareth Evans’ ‘Apostle’

I know we’re all waiting for The Raid 3 but that doesn’t seem to be on the cards any time soon so for now we can look forward to Gareth Evan’s next flick entitled ‘Apostle.’ It tells the story of a man who travels to a remote island and attempts to rescue his sister after she’s […]

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Kill ‘Em All Hits Blu-ray in June

The upcoming Jean-Claude Claude Van Damme actioner Kill ‘Em All will be making it’s way to DVD and Blu-ray on June 6, 2017. It’s story is set after a massive shootout, where a mysterious stranger (Van Damme) arrives at a local hospital on the brink of death. Then, a foreign gang brazenly comes to the hospital […]

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Terminator Sequel Obsolete?

If you were looking forward to a new Terminator movie soon then you may be disappointed to hear that according to The Wrap Paramount removed a sequel to “Terminator: Genisys” from its upcoming film slate while adding release dates to three upcoming projects as part of an announcement Monday. The sequel, which was listed as […]

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Principal Photography Begins On Scott Adkins Sci-Fi Action-Thriller “Incoming”

Scott Adkins (Doctor Strange, The Expendables 2) is set to star in the new sci-fi action thriller INCOMING from prolific indie producers Benattar/Thomas Productions. Production is underway in Belgrade, Serbia. XLrator Media will distribute the film in North America. Foreign sales will be handled by Premiere Entertainment Group. The film is financed by the UK’s […]

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Spider-Man: Homecoming New Trailer

A young Peter Parker/Spider-Man (Tom Holland), who made his sensational debut in Captain America: Civil War, begins to navigate his newfound identity as the web-slinging super hero in Spider-Man: Homecoming. Thrilled by his experience with the Avengers, Peter returns home, where he lives with his Aunt May (Marisa Tomei), under the watchful eye of his […]


 
 

 
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First Trailer for Mad Max: Fury Road

A last! We finally get a look at the new Mad Max film starring Tom Hardy… and not Mel Gibson. Despite the absence of the man himself, this still looks pretty damn incredible. Slightly disturbed that there is CGI in it, bu...
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10 of the Best: JCVD Movies

I’ve been a Jean-Claude Van Damme fan since I was 12 so this is arguably the hardest list I’ve ever had to write, but here goes: Bonus:  Maximum Risk – This was always a very underrated action movie with some...
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Suicide Squad Undergoing Major Re-shoots

The guys over at Birth Movies Death are reporting that Suicide Squad is currently undergoing major re-shoots. Major to the tune of tens of millions of dollars of re-shoots. Apparently the suits at Warner Brothers are concerned ...
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Exclusive All New Tony Jaa Interview

Last weekend martial arts star Tony Jaa was kind enough to take a break from shooting XXX 3: The Return of Xander Cage and take The Action Elite out for dinner. I was joined by Amanda Da Silva and we went for a spectacular Thai...
by Eoin Friel and Amanda Da Silva
 

 
 

Revisiting Dolph Lundgren’s Punisher

The 1989 Punisher film was the first official live action incarnation of the infamous Marvel vigilante and starred Dolph Lundgren as Frank Castle; a man who would provide his own sense of justice to wrongdoers in his city. It w...
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Is This the Best Trilogy Ever?

Behold our first blog from my brother Ed; play nice, kids. When Batman Begins was released in 2005, there were no big expectations.  Audiences still had the awful noise of Batman and Robin ringing in their ears.  This migrain...
by Ed
 

 
 

Trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

Behold! Today we finally get the first trailer for Rogue One: A Star Wars Story; I wonder if it will still have the opening crawl, will the Emperor make an appearance? I don’t know but this is looking pretty cool so far. ...
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London Has Fallen (2016) Review

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The Verdict: 3.5 / 5 - High Octane!
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Which director is the best fit for Star Wars: Episode VII?

So… what in the world is a Star Wars fan to do for the next few grueling weeks, until more solid news about Episode VII is announced? Why, speculate of course! Here are some of my thoughts on possible directors, whose names h...
by Brian M
 

 
 

10 of the Best: 2012 Action Movies

So, December is here and we’ve already done the Action Elite Awards for the year. But what are the 10 best R Rated action movies of 2012? 1. Safe – Like I said before, it was a tough choice between this and Ex 2, bu...
by Eoin Friel