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Interviews

Alexander Nevsky Interview

Alexander Nevsky’s directorial debut Black Rose is out soon and tells the tale of a Russian Police Major who is enlisted by the LAPD to help solve a series of gruesome murders perpetrated against young women by a sadistic sociopathic killer on the mean streets of Hollywood. Alexander chatted with The Action Elite about the project. […]

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The Marine 5: Battleground (2017) Review

Plot: Jake Carter (Mike “The Miz” Mizanin) protects a person of interest from a ruthless biker gang. Review: It’s hard to believe this series is now on its 5th entry but I’ve always had a soft spot for these movies as they are a fun throwback to 80’s style actioners. It’s definitely starting to show […]

Trailers

First Trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle

The first Kingsman was a lot of fun and frankly far more entertaining than any of the recent Bond outings and today we have the first trailer to the new sequel entitled Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Plot: With their headquarters destroyed and the world held hostage, members of Kingsman find new allies when they discover […]

Trailers

Trailer for Once Upon a Time in Venice

Bruce Willis showing personality again? Surely it can’t be true! This actually looks like it may be a lot of fun with a cast that not only includes Willis but also John Goodman and Jason Momoa. It looks like Willis goes all John Wick after his dog is stolen but this looks more humorous.  Plot: […]

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Submerged (2005) Review

Plot: Soldier for hire Chris Cody (Steven Seagal) is paroled and tapped by the government to root out a terrorist organization. With help from military analyst Susan Chappell (Christine Adams), Cody and his crew head to Uruguay to take out their foes. But, as the mission progresses, Cody comes to learn his target isn’t a […]

News

The Predator Gets a New Release Date

Shane Black’s The Predator was initially going to be released in Feb 2018 but according to Bloody Disgusting it’s now going to be released as a Summer blockbuster with a release date of August 3, 2018. This may actually be a promising move as it means everyone seems quite confident that the movie will be pretty […]


 
 

 
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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 ...
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...
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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