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Interviews

James Wilson Talks The Martial Arts Kid 2

Producer James Wilson sits down with The Action Elite and chats with Dan Templegod about the development of The Martial Arts Kid 2. Recently, The Martial Arts Kid fight choreographer James Lew won an emmy for Luke Cage, he will return to choreograph part 2! Saw the meeting you had with Emmy winner James Lew, […]

Trailers

New Trailer for Cops and Robbers

The edge-of-your-seat thriller Cops and Robbers, starring action legends Michael Jai White, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, and Oscar® nominee Tom Berenger (1986, Best Supporting Actor, Platoon), arrives on DVD, Digital, and On Demand December 12 from Lionsgate. When Michael (Michael Jai White), a police hostage negotiator, returns to the force following a leave of absence, he […]

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Death Race: Beyond Anarchy Trailer

No Luke Goss or Jason Statham this time but it does have Zach McGowan, Danny Glover, and Danny Trejo who star in this next installment of the Death Race series. On Blu-ray combo pack, DVD, Digital and On Demand January 30, 2018.

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First Trailer for 24 Hours to Live

I’ve always liked Ethan Hawke. he has never been afraid of doing something different and now he’s trying his hand at a John Wick style actioner. This is even from the same producers so expect bodies to drop faster than the temperature in a Canadian winter. Plot: 24 Hours to Live follows a career assassin […]

Interviews

Isabel Lucas Interview on The Osiris Child

Isabel Lucas has had a diverse career with roles in Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, The Water Diviner, The Loft and Immortals to name but a few. Her latest role is in the sci-fi epic The Osiris Child which is out now. Isabel chatted with us about the movie and her character.   Your latest movie […]

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Beyond Skyline (2017) Review

Plot: A tough-as-nails detective embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a nightmarish alien warship. Review: The original Skyline came out back in 2010 and was met with a lukewarm reception at best by critics and audiences alike. When a sequel was announced called Beyond Skyline I think we were all asking […]


 
 

 

William Zabka Interview

William Zabka will always be remembered for his role as one of the most hated bullies in cinematic history. It’s been just over 30 years since the release of the 80’s classic, THE KARATE KID and audiences still hold...
by Corey Danna
 

 
 

Official Trailer for The Asian Connection

Today we have the official trailer for Steven Seagal’s new film The Asian Connection. The plot is about two American expatriates, Jack and Sam, who unwittingly steal a drug lord’s money when they rob a series of banks i...
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Classic Trailer: Big Trouble in Little China

Hard to believe this movie turns 30 this July and I’ll do a celebration of it around about that date but today I thought I would post the original trailer which remains as quotable as ever. PLOT: Kurt Russell plays hard-b...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

In Defence of Steven Seagal

In the 90’s I was all about JCVD and Sensei Seagal; they were arguably my favourite action stars and movies like Out For Justice, Hard to Kill, Above the Law and Marked for Death were practically on repeat in my trusty VH...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Charlize Theron Joins Furious 8

It’s the series which just won’t end and according to Deadline “Universal Pictures has closed Charlize Theron to star in Fast 8, which director F. Gary Gray and producer Neal Moritz move into production next m...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

We’re Getting 4 Avatar Sequels?

That’s not a typo… FOUR! I don’t even care about one sequel; sure Avatar was pretty looking and an entertaining watch but it didn’t need a sequel and it’s been so long since the original that would...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Trailer for Western ‘Traded’

Any movie with Kris Kristofferson in it is worth watching; he doesn’t even need to act in this movie, he was a born cowboy like Sam Elliott. Traded also stars Trace Adkins and Michael Paré and is directed by Timothy Wood...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Celebrating 30 Years of Cobra

Plot: Los Angeles policeman Lt. Marion “Cobra” Cobretti (Sylvester Stallone) finds himself at the center of a spate of murders carried out by a secret society called New Order: killers who select “weak”...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Iko Uwais Joins Foxtrot Six?

Last year it was announced that legendary producer Mario Kassar would be producing the first ever Southeast Asian Hollywood-style franchise, developed with Rapid Eye Pictures and East-West Synergy. Production is set to take pla...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Escape Plan to Be a Trilogy

It looks like Escape Plan is becoming an unexpected franchise with Sylvester Stallone set to return for a third entry. More Sly is always a good thing so count me in. According to Deadline “Emmett/Furla/Oasis Films CEOs a...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

Close Range (2015) Review

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The Verdict: 4 / 5 - Explosive!
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Driven to Kill (2009) Review

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The Verdict: 2 / 5 - Below Average
by Eoin Friel
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Re-Action: Clash of the Titans (1981) vs. Clash of the Titans (2010)

As long as Hollywood continues to remake/reboot action films, fans will continue to debate: “Should they have even done it?” “Did they stay true enough to the original, without blatantly ripping it off?” And maybe the m...
by Brian M
 

 
 

Is This the Plot for Die Hard 6?

We were contacted by Jacqueline Swift who said there’s a rumour going around that British screenwriter and author Ben Trebilcook who penned a couple of Die Hard 4 drafts a few years back has done a treatment for a sixth. ...
by Eoin Friel