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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 […]


 
 

 

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. ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

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...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

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
 

 
 

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