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Interviews

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 […]

Articles

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. […]

Trailers

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 […]

News

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 […]

News

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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The Game Changer (2017) Review

Plot: The movie is set during the gang wars of 1930’s Shanghai. An adaptation of Shanghai Bund, the TV series. Review: I’ve had this on Blu-ray for months and last night I finally sat down and watched it, but I have to admit I was quite disappointed. After an exciting first 20 minutes which starts […]


 
 

 

Sue Me! I Love Swordfish

Plot: There exists a world within our world. A world beneath what we call cyberspace. A world protected by firewalls, passwords and the most advanced security systems. In this world we hide our deepest secrets, our most incrimi...
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We Need a 4K/Blu-ray of Extreme Prejudice

Walter Hill’s modern western Extreme Prejudice is one of my favourite movies; the cast includes Nick Nolte, Powers Boothe, Michael Ironside, Clancy Brown and William Forsythe with a story that has plenty of twists and turns a...
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New Trailer for Acts of Violence

Plot: When his fiancee is kidnapped by human traffickers, Roman (Ashton Holmes) and his ex-military brothers set out to track her down and save her before it is too late. Along the way, Roman teams up with Avery (Bruce Willis),...
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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...
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Death Warrant (1990) vs. In Hell (2003)

Jean-Claude Van Damme has had a varied career and made interesting choices in terms of the projects he has chosen. They may not always be successful but he’s never afraid to try something different. Two movies he has done hav...
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Mario Van Peebles is Back in the Trailer for Armed!

Mario Van Peebles and William Fichtner star in the new action thriller called Armed. It follows a former U.S. Marshall (Peebles) who has fallen on hard times after he led his undercover agents in a raid that went horribly wrong...
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Revisiting Cyborg Cop 1 & 2

If ever there’s a misleading film title it’s Cyborg Cop; at no point during these two movies does the lead (David Bradley) become a Cyborg Cop. In the first movie Jack (Bradley) is an Ex-cop who receives an emergency call f...
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ITN Distribution Lands Showdown In Manila

ITN Distribution has acquired North American distribution rights to the action thriller SHOWDOWN IN MANILA starring international action star Alexander Nevsky (Black Rose). The film marks the directorial debut of Mark Dacascos ...
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Accident Man Trailer

Scott Adkins’ passion project Accident Man just got it’s first official trailer and release date! Synopsis: A deadly hitman becomes an accidental hero in the pulse-pounding action-thriller ACCIDENT MAN, available on...
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The Punisher (2017) Season 1 Review

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Bottom Line: 3.5 / 5 - High Octane!
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Brawl in Cell Block 99 Home Video Release

Brawl in Cell Block 99 is one of my favourite action movies of the year and it’s coming to home video on December 26, 2017. I can’t seem to find any special features at the moment but it’s coming to 4K, Blu-ra...
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The Best New Movies to Give You Sleepless Nights

Whilst mainstream action flicks like Justice League are so boring that they could instantly send us to sleep, there are plenty more spooky movies out there if you are looking to scare yourself into a long and sleepless night. &...
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Blade of the Immortal (2017) Review

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The Verdict: 4 / 5 - Explosive!
by Eoin Friel