Most Anticipated Actioners of 2018

2017 is nearly over so now seems like the perfect time to look ahead at what we can expect from the action genre in 2018. It looks like we’ll not see The Expendables 4 any time soon which is a shame but there are plenty o...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Forgotten Gem: Hit List (1989)

Plot: A family man (Jan-Michael Vincent) and a mob witness (Leo Rossi) hunt a mob hit man (Lance Henriksen) who has mistakenly kidnapped the family man’s son. Hit List isn’t an all-time great but there is still plen...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Re-Entering Fortress 1 & 2

I remember seeing the first Fortress in the theatre with my brother Greg way back in 1992; ah to grow up in the golden age of action cinema was something special. These days a movie like Fortress would go straight to DVD or VOD...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Diamond Dogs: 10 Years Later

It’s been just over 10 years since Dolph Lundgren tried his hand at an Indiana Jones style adventure film which had mixed results with a much smaller budget and forgettable characters. In Diamond Dogs an American ex-soldi...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

A Tribute to Colonel Stewart

Whenever people talk about the best Die Hard saga villain they always say (correctly) that it’s Hans Gruber, played with relish by the late great Alan Rickman. I’ve always found though that one Colonel William Stewart (the ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Revisiting The Eiger Sanction (1975)

If ever there’s a movie that wouldn’t get made today it’s The Eiger Sanction directed by and starring Clint Eastwood. It tells the story of former government assassin Jonathan Hemlock (Clint Eastwood) who now devotes his ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Janice Hung Udefend Seminar Sunday November 19th

On the heals of her successful first seminar for kids, Janice Hung has a second Udefend self defense Udefend Seminar. This seminar is for women, and will show techniques for ladies to defend themselves and also give them self c...
by Dan Templegod
 

 

 

Geneviève Doang Action Spotlight

In an effort to spotlight worldwide action, The Action Elite travels to France to showcase the action and talent of Geneviève Doang. Ms Doang has just unleashed a new action demo, and has a cool website as well. Ms Doung also ...
by Dan Templegod
 

 
 

The Best Action-Themed Online Slots

Everyone loves a good action film in the movies to get that blood pumping and keep us on our toes. After watching the trailers and getting all riled up for the movie, before you know it, it’s over and sometimes don’t you ju...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Cyberjack: Dudikoff’s Die Hard Clone

During the 90’s pretty much every action star starred in a Die Hard rip-off and Michael Dudikoff’s Cyberjack, aka Virtual Assassin was his attempt. It’s not a particularly amazing film with some dated special effects but ...
by Eoin Friel