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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]


 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Adios, Sabata (1971) Kino Lorber Blu Ray Review

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The Verdict: 3.5 / 5 - High Octane!
by david j. moore
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U.S. Seals II (2001): A Retrospective

Has anyone actually seen the first US Seals movie? I haven’t however, this film is a sequel in name only and is directed by Isaac Florentine. I bought this movie on VHS (yeah VHS!) a few weeks back and had been itching to che...
by Eoin Friel
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Fist of the Red Dragon (1993) Review

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The Verdict: 3.5 / 5 - High Octane!
by Eoin Friel
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Albert Pyun’s Interstellar Civil War Trailer

Albert Pyun’s 54th feature film, doubles down on his need to express himself with his latest science fiction epic Interstellar Civil War! With a vast and varied filmography made up of genre fodder like The Sword and the Sorce...
by Eoin Friel
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The Brink New Trailer

Rising actor star Max Zhang (SPL II: A Time for Consequences, Ip Man 3) reunites with SPL II director Soi Cheang along with choreographer Nicky Li, and collaborates with Shawn Yue (Infernal Affairs, Invisible Target) in upcomin...
by Jeffrey Hu
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Celebrating 25 Years of Batman Returns

Being the obsessive Batfan that I am I thought tonight I would pay tribute to the Tim Burton classic Batman Returns which is 25 years old today. At the time of release back in 1992 I think a lot of people didn’t quite kno...
by Eoin Friel
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John Wick Spin-Off TV Series The Continental in the Works

As much as we love the first two John Wick movies and anxiously wait for Chapter 3 to come out, we should also be expecting a spin-off TV series of the stylish gun-fu franchise called The Continental sometime in the future. Yes...
by Jeffrey Hu
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Transformers: The Last Knight Character Trailer

With the anticipation of the newest and upcoming chapter to the Transformers franchise Transformers: The Last Knight, an action-packed character trailer has most recently been released. Take a look below: Synopsis: Humans and T...
by Jeffrey Hu
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New Trailer for America Has Fallen

This July, Ryan Taylor has two hours to save the president in the “fast and furious”* actioner America Has Fallen, on VOD from High Octane Pictures. Plot: When a former marine is framed for a deadly terrorist bombing, he mu...
by Eoin Friel
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Operações Especiais (2015) Review

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The Verdict: 3 / 5 - Rent It!
by Eoin Friel
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Forgotten Gem: Extreme Justice (1993)

I hadn’t watched this movie for many years but it finally answered a question I’d asked a while back. If you’re part of The Action Elite Facebook Group you’ll remember a few weeks ago I asked if anyone remembered a movi...
by Eoin Friel
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