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First 5 Minutes of Ghost in the Shell

Not sure whether to go see the new sci-fi actioner Ghost in the Shell with Scarlett Johansson? Well, here are the first 5 minutes of the movie which hits theaters om 31 March. Plot: In the near future, Major is the first of her kind: A human saved from a terrible crash, who is cyber-enhanced […]

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Stallone Gives Us Escape Plan 2 Title

Sylvester Stallone has taken to his Instagram account and shared the first few videos from the set of Escape Plan 2: Hades which is the title at present. I think that’s a really cool (and Hellish) sounding name and this is shaping up to be more interesting than we first thought… hopefully.   On location […]

Trailers

Black Butterfly Trailer

Here is the brand new trailer for the upcoming action film Black Butterfly, starring Antonio Banderas, Jonathan Rhys Meyers and Piper Perabo. Outside a mountain town grappling with a series of abductions and murders, Paul (Antonio Banderas), a reclusive writer, struggles to start what he hopes will be a career-saving screenplay. After a tense encounter […]

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Triple Threat: The Next Expendables?

Triple Threat is sounding better and better every day; with cast that includes Tiger Chen, Tony Jaa, Iko Uwais, Scott Adkins, Michael Jai White and Michael Bisping it’s about to get even better. According to Film Combat Syndicate Jeeja Yanin and Celina Jade have now climbed aboard the action juggernaut with Jesse Johnson in the […]

News

ESCAPE PLAN 2 Adds Wes Chatham

Principal photography commenced in Atlanta, Georgia on Monday this week for the new sequel, Escape Plan 2 which currently has actor Sylvester Stallone reprising his role from the 2014 hit movie from director Mikael Hafstrom. Extraction and Marauders helmer Steven C. Miller is directing from a script by Miles Chapman and while plot details remain pending, […]

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New Trailer to Andy Lau’s Shock Wave

Well this looks really quite awesome; in Shock Wave Andy Lau plays an undercover explosive ordnance disposal bureau officer who becomes the protégé of a criminal specializing in bombs and then tries to capture him. The movie is directed by Herman Yau with an estimated budget of $23 million.   Source: THR


 
 

 

The Best Action Heroes of All Time: 40-31

Now we enter the all important top 50 and as they say in movies, shit is about to get real. Contributions for the following action heroes include Bob Hughes, Daniel Rodriguez, Lee Golden, Don Burnell, Milos Misic. Stef Loisios,...
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Knight of the Dead Trailer

We were contacted by Jason Beeston who stars in this frankly awesome looking medieval zombie movie. There’s plenty of action and blood so count me in. Check out the full trailer below. Thanks for getting in touch Jason. P...
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Chuck Norris Joins Blood Brothers

Well this is rather big news as I had thought Chuck Norris had pretty much retired from action movies but it would appear that according to Weekend Post he has joined Isaac Florentine’s Blood Brothers which will be filmin...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

First Pic of Liam Neeson in Non-Stop

Liam Neeson has long since proven his badassery skills and his new hijack thriller Non-Stop means bad news for the hijackers. Plot: Bill Marks (Liam Neeson) is a burned-out veteran of the Air Marshals service. He views the assi...
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Trailer & Violent Fight Scene for Indie Actioner ‘Call Me King’

Actor/Producer Amin Joseph sent us a link to this rather cool looking action movie from writer/director R.L. Scott and starring Bai Ling, Amin Joseph, Chris Mulkey, Bill Cobbs, Robert Miano, Lester Speight, Gabrielle Dennis, ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Common to Play Villain in Keanu Reeves’ ‘John Wick 2’

The first Wick saw Reeves as an ex-hitman who is forced to dole out some retribution when gangsters break into his home, beat him up and kill his dog. He re-enters the tangled underworld of assassins he left behind and shows ev...
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The Raid 2: Berandal (2014) Review

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The Verdict: 4.5 / 5 - Essential
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What Makes an Enjoyable Stunt Scene?

Or perhaps I should call this article, “What makes a stunt scene work?” either way we are left with the question of what? What makes a good stunt fight? What makes us, and an audience, enjoy them? Well how would you define ...
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Civil War Superbowl Spot

“You chose the wrong side!” Man this is looking pretty awesome, count me in. Check out the Superbowl TV spot for Captain America: Civil War below. Plot: Marvel’s “Captain America: Civil War” finds Steve Rogers...
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Kick Ass 2 – video review

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The Verdict: 4.5 / 5 - Essential
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New on Blu Ray/DVD This Week: Man of Steel

One of the biggest movies of 2013 finally hits DVD and Blu Ray this week: Man of Steel. It seems like it’s been a long wait and I personally can’t wait to check out all of these extra features on the Blu Ray. Check ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

International Trailer for Transformers: Age of Extinction

Not all that different here from what we’ve seen before, although it’s interesting that Mark Wahlberg says the international title is Transformers: Lost Age; I prefer Age of Extinction personally. Plot: A mechanic a...
by Eoin Friel