In The Crosshairs

All New Michael Jai White Interview

Michael Jai White has several projects in development; a lot of which are out in 2018. We had a good long chat with him about his new slate of movies including Triple Threat, Accident Man and Cops and Robbers (out now). We also finish off with a little video where we discuss The Dark Knight. Eoin: […]

Nathan Whitehead Talks Beyond Skyline

Composer Nathan Whitehead is best known for the scores for the blockbuster film franchise “The Purge.” Recently he completed scoring the feature films “Keanu,” “The Purge: Election Year,” and Beyond Skyline. Nathan chats with The Action Elite about working on Beyond Skyline. How did you first get involved with Beyond Skyline? I scored a movie […]

Forgotten Sequel: The Base 2 (2000)

I don’t know if this is necessarily forgotten but I’ll admit I had never seen The Base 2: Guilty as Charged until I picked it up on trusty VHS a few weeks ago. My expectations were minimal as Mark Dacascos wasn’t returning for this sequel but this time he is replaced by Antonio Sabàto, Jr. […]

New US Chasing the Dragon Trailer

Chasing the Dragon is one of my favourite movies of the year; it was something different from Donnie Yen and the addition of Andy Lau only made it better. What’s even cooler is that I’m quoted in the trailer which is a first and rather exciting. Plot: Donnie Yen stars as infamous real-life drug kingpin […]

Exclusive New Photos from Cops & Robbers

Michael Jai White, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, Patrick Kilpatrick and Tom Berenger star in this upcoming actioner and today we have some new stills from the movie. Plot: A strung out hostage negotiator plays a dangerous game of cat and mouse with a cornered bank robber who is hell bent on getting out of the bank […]

Creed 2 Has a New Director

Sylvester Stallone was initially set to direct the upcoming sequel to Creed but now it appears Steven Caple, Jr. has taken the reigns. Michael B. Jordan posted on his Twitter last night as follows: Excited for Coogler to hand over the reins to Steven Caple, Jr. – our director for Creed 2! Can’t wait to […]



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Batman V Superman: Dawn of Justice (2016) Review


The Verdict: 4.5 / 5 - Essential
by Eoin Friel
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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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

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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Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) Review


The Verdict: 2.5 / 5 - Meh!
by Eoin Friel
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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 ...
by Alex Paul
 

 
 

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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

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. ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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London Has Fallen (2016) Review


The Verdict: 3.5 / 5 - High Octane!
by Eoin Friel
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Triple 9 (2016) Review


The Verdict: 3 / 5 - Rent It!
by Eoin Friel
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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
 

 
 

Official Synopsis for Justice League

Heroic Hollywood have recently done a set-visit to the Justice League and got some details of the upcoming superhero flick. SYNOPSIS: Fueled by his restored faith in humanity and inspired by Superman’s selfless act, Bruce Way...
by Eoin Friel