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In The Crosshairs

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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Justice League (2017) Review


The Verdict: 2 / 5 - Below Average
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Trailer for Rampage with Dwayne Johnson

SYNOPSIS: Primatologist Davis Okoye (Johnson), a man who keeps people at a distance, shares an unshakable bond with George, the extraordinarily intelligent, silverback gorilla who has been in his care since birth. But a rogue g...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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Apocalypse Road (2016) Movie Review


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

 
 

Best New Netflix TV Shows and Movies

The big streaming services add new titles to their library every month. Either if we’re talking about brand-new shows, original content or just all-time classics here’s a list of what you can expect from Netflix in November...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

4K Blu-ray Details for American Assassin

American Assassin was one of the more under appreciated action movies at the box office this year which is a shame as it was massively entertaining. Hopefully it finds it’s place on home video as it is set to hit 4K, Blu-...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Cool Looking Trailer for Bullet Head

This looks like an interesting beast and the cast alone guarantees I will give it a watch. It stars Adrien Brody, John Malkovich, Antonio Banderas and Rory Culkin. It’s described as “a highly-stylized crime story re...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Mel Gibson & Frank Grillo to star in Joe Carnahan’s Boss Level

Well this sounds rather awesome; Mel Gibson and Frank Grillo to star in an action movie from director Joe Carnahan? Sold! According to Deadline the plot is as follows: Every day, a retired special forces veteran (Grillo) i...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Mercenary (1968) Kino Lorber Blu Ray Review


The Verdict: 4 / 5 - Explosive!
by david j. moore
 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Yakuza (1975) Warner Archives Blu-ray Review


The Verdict: 4.5 / 5 - Essential
by david j. moore
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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Blu-ray Details for The Foreigner

Jackie Chan’s The Foreigner is still in theatres but we won’t have to wait too long for it to hit home video. It will be hitting Digital on December 26, 2017 and on Blu-ray, DVD and On Demand on January 9, 2018...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

New Trailer for Deadpool 2

Today we have a new look at Deadpool 2 complete with the type of humour we’ve come to expect. No word on a synopsis yet but I imagine it will be dickjokes galore with a few fight scenes thrown in for good measure.
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Where’s Our Rapid Fire Blu-ray?

Plot: When student Jake Lo (Brandon Lee) witnesses a killing, he finds himself caught between two feuding drug lords. Betrayed and set up by the federal agents protecting him, the only one he can trust is Ryan (Powers Boothe), ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Geneviève Doang Action Spotlight

In an effort to spotlight worldwide action, The Action Elite travels to France to showcase the action and talent of Geneviève Doang. Ms Doang has just unleashed a new action demo, and has a cool website as well. Ms Doung also ...
by Dan Templegod