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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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]



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by david j. moore
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Whatever Happened to John Woo?

I was always a huge fan of Mr. Woo’s movies, the balletic violence, the slow mo and the over use of doves and pigeons. His movies were so stylish: Hard Boiled, The Killer, Face/Off, Hard Target, Broken Arrow and M:I-2 are...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Throwback (2014) Movie Review


The Verdict: 2 / 5 - Below Average
by david j. moore
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Classic Trailer: Commando (1985)

“If it’s a mission no man can survive… He’s the man for the job!” Commando will always be one of my favourite movies; it’s one of the best One Man Army flicks of all time and it’s also ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Kill Ratio (2016) Movie Review


The Verdict: 3 / 5 - Rent It!
by david j. moore
 

 
 

New Trailer for Wesley Snipes’ The Recall

We posted this trailer a while back but had to take it down but if you didn’t see it before then here is the return of Wesley Snipes in The Recall. Plot: When five friends vacation at a remote lake house they expect nothi...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Vernon Wells Talks The Horde & Commando

To action fans Vernon Wells is a man who needs no introduction; he was Bennett in the Arnold Schwarzenegger classic Commando, Wez in The Road Warrior but he also has a meaty (ahem) role in the new action horror flick The Horde ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Spend Black Friday with Rambo

To all my American friends sitting eating leftover turkey today; I think it would taste better with a side order of John Rambo. Yes, today on AMC is a Rambo marathon which will be showing the first three classic movies; not sur...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Kill Count: Desperado

Desperado is one of my all-time favourite films; Anotonio Banderas is on badass form and Salma Hayek is perfection to look at. This movie also really put director Robert Rodriguez on the map as a follow-up/remake to his début ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Underworld (2003) Review


The Verdict: 4 / 5 - Explosive!
by Eoin Friel
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Trailer for Dead Again in Tombstone

SYNOPSIS: The devil’s outlaw and reluctant servant, Guerrero (Danny Trejo, Machete) returns from the dead again in this action-packed western which promises to be one hell of a ride. Guerrero is forced to protect a stolen...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

New Trailer for Rogue One

I still think it’s a shame that Donnie Yen isn’t the lead character of this movie but anyway today we have a new look at the film which you can check out below. Lucasfilm’s Rogue One, which takes place before the ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Rob Cohen Revs Up To Direct SPEEDHUNTERS

The Fast And The Furious and The Mummy: Tomb Of The Dragon Emperor helmer Rob Cohen still has one other thriller coming this year in the form of Category 5. Until then, peep this latest bit he’ll be working on with di Bon...
by Lee Golden
 

 
 

Trailer for Blood Money with John Cusack

Plot: Three friends on a wilderness excursion must outrun a white collar criminal hellbent on retrieving his cash, but soon their greed turns them against each other. A modern re-telling of TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE.
by Eoin Friel