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Kill Count: Red Sun (1971)

If you’ve never seen this movie then you are missing out on one of Charles Bronson’s finest hours. It tells the story of a train carrying a Japanese delegation with a ceremonial sword for President Grant that is robbed by bandits led by Link (Charles Bronson) and Gauche (Alain Delon). When Gauche double-crosses him and […]

Interviews

Matthias Hues Interview on Black Rose

  Legend of Action Matthias Hues needs no introduction and has made a name for himself as one of the hardest working actors in the business.   He has a role in Alexander Nevsky’s latest movie Black Rose and chats with us about his involvement.    Although you only have a small role in Black […]

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We Still Steal the Old Way (2017) Review

Plot: An aging criminal outfit carries out a daring robbery, only to be caught in the midst of its heist. Sentenced to hard time in Britain’s toughest prison, the outfit encounters a nemesis from the past who is intent on settling an old score. Review: I’ve always enjoyed British gangster flicks with people calling each […]

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 […]


 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 

The Fantastic Four (1994) Review

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The Verdict: 3 / 5 - Rent It!
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Bryan Mills: The Ultimate Action Movie Dad

There are plenty of awesome dads in action movies; John McClane in the Die Hard series, Arnie in True Lies, Danny Glover in Lethal Weapon and many more. As it’s Father’s Day I thought I would pay tribute to one of t...
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What We Want from Die Hard 6

After the (frankly terrible) fifth entry in the Die Hard series, I feel we need one more movie to redeem the franchise’s once great name. Many of the key elements from the original trilogy were missing and it’s like the wri...
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The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey (2012) Score Review

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Bottom Line: 5 / 5 - A Classic!
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Legends of Action: Billy Blanks

Birthdate: September 1, 1955 If you’re a fan of action then you’ll be a fan of Billy Blanks. I first noticed him in the opening scene of The Last Boy Scout back in 1991; then I went back and saw him in Bloodfist and...
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The Raid 2: Berandal (2014) Review

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The Verdict: 5 / 5 - A Classic!
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Action Movie Music: Predator (1987) Main Theme

We all know Predator starring Arnold Schwarzenegger is a stone cold classic, but not just from an action standpoint. Yes, we have Arnie and crew going toe to toe with the coolest alien in cinema history, but we also get Alan Si...
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Adamo P. Cultraro Interview

Today’s interview is with the director of Tactical Force, Adamo P. Cultraro. Thanks for taking the time out for the interview. Eoin: First I’d like to talk about “Tactical Force” starring Michael Jai White and Steve Aus...
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King Arthur Trailer

Acclaimed filmmaker Guy Ritchie brings his dynamic style to the epic fantasy action adventure “King Arthur: Legend of the Sword.” Starring Charlie Hunnam in the title role, the film is an iconoclastic take on the cl...
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Trailer for Luc Besson’s The Family

For me a new film with Luc Besson attached is always a bit of a event. The man reinvigorated the action genre in the 2000’s when it was at an all time low. He’s changing it up again with this dark action comedy star...
by Eoin Friel