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RIP Roger Moore

This is some really terrible news but James Bond himself Roger Moore has passed away at the age of 89.  Variety states “Roger Moore, the handsome English actor who appeared in seven films as James Bond — the most of any Bond actor — and as Simon Templar on “The Saint” TV series, has died […]

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Ip Man Spin-off Picked Up by Well Go USA

Well Go USA continue to bring the best of Asian cinema to to North America and Screen Daily has announced that Well Go have “swooped on North American and UK rights to two Pegasus Motion Pictures’ titles – Ip Man: Cheung Tin Chi, a spin-off of the blockbuster Ip Man series, and Fruit Chan’s action drama […]

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Sword Master (2016) Review

Plot: Hong Kong cinema giants Derek Yee and Tsui Hark join forces in this 3D martial arts epic, about an elite swordsman who is haunted by his skill, and a challenger who aims to take his place at all costs. Review: It’s no secret that I’m not a big fan of the Wu-xia genre; wirework […]

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New Press Release for Triple Threat

Triple Threat is one of my most anticipated upcoming actioners with the best cast I’ve seen in years. We’ve got an official press release for the movie which gives us more details on the film.   Arclight Films announces the Cannes World Market Premiere of the new English-language action film, TRIPLE THREAT. The film stars […]

New On Home Video

F8 of the Furious Getting an Extended Cut

The Fate of the Furious has been ridiculously successful at the box office and will be hitting Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K Ultra HD on 7/11, with the digital release due on 6/27. There will be an extended cut but for some stupid reason it will only be available on the digital version. Check out the details […]

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Escape Plan 2: Hades Locks Sales

The unexpected franchise of Escape Plan appears to be going from strength to strength as Escape Plan 2: Hades has been sold to multiple territories around the world for distribution. According to Variety: “Highland Film Group has locked up sales for numerous international territories on Steven C. Miller’s action thriller “Escape Plan 2: Hades,” starring […]


 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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I Am Wrath (2016) Review

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The Verdict: 2.5 / 5 - Meh!
by Eoin Friel
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478: The Perfect Next Step for Arnie?

In 478, Arnold Schwarzenegger plays a man whose wife and child die in a plane crash. The tragedy was caused by an air traffic controller’s screw-up. The air traffic controller is vilified for his mistake and placed into prote...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

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...
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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