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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 […]

Trailers

Trailer for Once Upon a Time in Venice

Bruce Willis showing personality again? Surely it can’t be true! This actually looks like it may be a lot of fun with a cast that not only includes Willis but also John Goodman and Jason Momoa. It looks like Willis goes all John Wick after his dog is stolen but this looks more humorous.  Plot: […]


 
 

 

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...
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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
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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...
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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. ...
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Trailer to Dudikoff’s Navy Seals vs. Zombies

There is definitely a pattern going on recently for Versus movies; this trailer came out in September but I’ll be honest and say I’d never heard of it until today. Thanks to Roy Clavette for sending this our way! Th...
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Deadpool: Hit or Miss?

I’ve been looking forward to seeing Deadpool on the big screen ever since the “leaked” footage came online last year. It’s the role Ryan Reynolds was born to play and the clips and trailers so far have been spot on. The...
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The Mechanic (2011) Kill Count

It’s been a while since we’ve done a Kill Count and with the upcoming sequel to Jason Statham’s The Mechanic hitting theaters this August, I thought it would be a good time to revisit the 2011 film and see jus...
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New Trailer for Daylight’s End

Director William Kaufman transforms Dallas, Texas into a post-apocalyptic wasteland in the action-packed survival horror DAYLIGHT’S END. It stars Johnny Strong, Lance Henriksen, and Louis Mandylor in a hard-driving action...
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My Stupid Idea for a Sequel to The Rundown

I always thought The Rundown starring Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Sean William Scott was an unappreciated gem which sadly didn’t make a lot of money at the box office. With a budget of $85 million it only ma...
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Trailer for Henchman: The Al Leong Story

Al Leong was the ultimate “that guy” from 80’s action cinema; he played the henchman in all the classics from Die Hard, Rapid Fire and Lethal Weapon to Big Trouble in Little China. He’s finally getting t...
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First Trailer for Dr. Strange

Today, we finally get a first look at the trailer for the new Marvel movie Dr. Strange starring Benedict Cumberbatch. PLOT: Doctor Strange follows the story of neurosurgeon Doctor Stephen Strange who, after a horrific car accid...
by Eoin Friel