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Classic Kills

Death Wish 2: Do You Believe in Jesus?

Death Wish 2 is easily the most brutal in the series and that rape scene was always horrific to watch; I’ll be honest and say I usually fast forward that part. This scene however, has some dark humour as Paul Kersey (Charles Bronson) finds one of the scumbags responsible for the attack on his family. […]

Jon Poglioli
 
 
 
 
 

Openweight (2017) Book Review

Review: I always enjoy a good underdog story and the world of boxing is the perfect setting for such a tale; see the Rocky series for proof of that. Openweight is an homage to Rocky from British author Jon Pogioli and is arguably the best Rocky sequel we never saw. It has tons of heart […]

News

Composer Steve Jablonsky Unleashes A Transformers Score For The Ages!

Paramount Pictures will release TRANSFORMERS: THE LAST KNIGHT- MUSIC FROM THE MOTION PICTURE digitally on June 23, 2017, and La-La Land Records will release a limited edition 2-CD SET (of 3000 units) at www.lalalandrecords.com on July 11, 2017. These releases feature the film’s original motion picture score, composed by Steve Jablonsky (TRANSFORMERS: AGE OF EXTINCTION, […]

Interviews

Tony Giglio Talks S.W.A.T.: UNDER SIEGE

Tony Giglio is the director of the upcoming actioner S.W.A.T.: UNDER SIEGE starring Michael Jai White, Sam Jaeger and Adrianne Palicki. SYNOPSIS: When a D.E.A. and S.W.A.T. cartel takedown ends in a shootout, S.W.A.T. Agent Travis Hall (Jaeger) seizes a mysterious prisoner and takes him into custody. Before long, the S.W.A.T. compound is under siege by wave after […]

Action Thriller
 
 
 
 
 

Night of the Juggler (1980) Review

Plot: A tough, New York ex-cop relentlessly searches for his kidnapped teenage daughter whom is held by a twisted psycho after mistaking her for the daughter of a wealthy businessman. Review: Night of the Juggler is a bit of a forgotten gem from 1980; James Brolin plays an ex-cop (now a trucker) called Sean Boyd […]

Trailers

Trailer for Dead Again in Tombstone

SYNOPSIS: The devil’s outlaw and reluctant servant, Guerrero (Danny Trejo, Machete) returns from the dead again in this action-packed western which promises to be one hell of a ride. Guerrero is forced to protect a stolen relic from getting into the hands of Jackson Boomer (Jake Busey, Starship Troopers) and his gang of soldiers, but […]


 
 

 
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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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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
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

London Has Fallen (2016) Review

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The Verdict: 3.5 / 5 - High Octane!
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