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First 5 Minutes of Ghost in the Shell

Not sure whether to go see the new sci-fi actioner Ghost in the Shell with Scarlett Johansson? Well, here are the first 5 minutes of the movie which hits theaters om 31 March. Plot: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced […]

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Stallone Gives Us Escape Plan 2 Title

Sylvester Stallone has taken to his Instagram account and shared the first few videos from the set of Escape Plan 2: Hades which is the title at present. I think that’s a really cool (and Hellish) sounding name and this is shaping up to be more interesting than we first thought… hopefully.   On location […]

Trailers

Black Butterfly Trailer

Here is the brand new trailer for the upcoming action film Black Butterfly, starring Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Piper Perabo. Outside a mountain town grappling with a series of abductions and murders, Paul (Antonio Banderas), a reclusive writer, struggles to start what he hopes will be a career-saving screenplay. After a tense encounter […]

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Triple Threat: The Next Expendables?

Triple Threat is sounding better and better every day; with cast that includes Tiger Chen, Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White and Michael Bisping it’s about to get even better. According to Film Combat Syndicate Jeeja Yanin and Celina Jade have now climbed aboard the action juggernaut with Jesse Johnson in the […]

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ESCAPE PLAN 2 Adds Wes Chatham

Principal photography commenced in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday this week for the new sequel, Escape Plan 2 which currently has actor Sylvester Stallone reprising his role from the 2014 hit movie from director Mikael Hafstrom. Extraction and Marauders helmer Steven C. Miller is directing from a script by Miles Chapman and while plot details remain pending, […]

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New Trailer to Andy Lau’s Shock Wave

Well this looks really quite awesome; in Shock Wave Andy Lau plays an undercover explosive ordnance disposal bureau officer who becomes the protégé of a criminal specializing in bombs and then tries to capture him. The movie is directed by Herman Yau with an estimated budget of $23 million.   Source: THR


 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
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I Am Wrath (2016) Review

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The Verdict: 2.5 / 5 - Meh!
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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”...
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Close Range (2015) Review

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The Verdict: 4 / 5 - Explosive!
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