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Kill Count: Get the Gringo

I’ve always loved this movie and it deserved better than the straight to DVD/VOD fate it received.The plot was about a youngster who helps an American career criminal (Mel Gibson) learn to survive behind the walls of a brutal Mexican prison. Gibson has never been bad in anything and Get the Gringo is no exception. […]

News

Attack Force Z Getting New Blu-ray Release

Thanks to Wes Ray for letting us know about this one; according to Blu-ray.com Umbrella Entertainment and MVD Entertainmnet Group have officially announced their upcoming 35th Anniversary Blu-ray Edition of director Tim Burstall’s action drama Attack Force Z (1981), starring Mel Gibson, Sam Neill, Chris Haywood, and John Waters. The release will be available for purchase on […]

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Bushwick (2017) Review

Plot: When a military force invades their Brooklyn neighborhood, 20-year-old Lucy and war veteran Stupe must depend on each other to survive. Review: Bushwick is one of the most intense action movies I’ve seen this year with a very timely premise: what happens when America has the next Civil War? When Donald Trump got into […]

Best Of

Awesome Action Movie Opening Scenes

If an action movie doesn’t grab you from the start, then it’s failed at its job; it needs to have something spectacular happen, introduce a great villain or just have a hero kick some ass. Below are some of my favourite action movie opening scenes. Star Wars and LOTR aren’t included as they’re more Sci-Fi/Fantasy […]

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Security (2017) Review

Plot: An ex-special services veteran (Antonio Banderas), down on his luck and desperate for work, takes a job as a security guard at a run-down mall in a rough area of town. On his first night on the job, he opens the doors up to a distraught and desperate young girl who has escaped and […]

Behind the Scenes

Terminator 2 3D Interview: Villain To Hero

Terminator 2 returns to theaters this coming week and I can’t wait; apparently it has been beautifully remastered and looks fantastic. The following interviews have Jim Cameron and Arnie talking about transforming the Terminator from a villain into the good guy. Arnie saying “bullshit” is the highlight.


 
 

 

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...
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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...
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. ...
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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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

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...
by Eoin Friel