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Trailers

New Trailer for The Foreigner

Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan star in one of our most anticipated movies for the rest of this year: The Foreigner. Today we have a new trailer which you can check out below. Plot: Quan is a humble London businessman whose long-buried past erupts in a revenge-fueled vendetta when the only person left for him […]

Interviews

Angelic Zambrana Talks Bushwick

Angelic Zambrana stars alongside Dave Bautista and Brittany Snow in the upcoming action thriller Bushwick; it tells the story of a military force invading a Brooklyn neighborhood, so 20-year-old Lucy and war veteran Stupe must depend on each other to survive. Angelic stops by to chat about her role and how real life is starting […]

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Sky on Fire (2016) Review

Plot: A security guard becomes embroiled in a battle to protect stem cell research, which can potentially cure cancer, from falling into the wrong hands Review: Ringo Lam was always one of my favourite action movie directors; City on Fire is a classic and I’ve always loved Full Contact and Twin Dragons; he’s worked with […]

Trailers

Official Trailer for John Woo’s Manhunt

Well today I got the news I’d been waiting for; John Woo’s Manhunt will be playing at TIFF so fingers crossed I get tickets so you can expect a review very soon. Here’s the first trailer which doesn’t give much of the story away but it’s most certainly John Woo back to doing what he […]

New On Home Video

Rolling Vengeance Coming to Blu-ray

This movie has always been an absolute riot and it’s finally coming out on DVD and Blu-ray courtesy of Kino Lorber on October 17th! It will be mine, oh yes! It will be mine… Plot: In rural Canada, six brothers drinking and joyriding in a pickup truck cause an accident that kills Joey Rosso’s (Don […]

News

Daniel Craig Finally Confirmed for Bond

I’m almost bored writing this as we’ve been talking about it for months and months but finally Daniel Craig has personally confirmed that he will return as James Bond in the 25th entry of the series. According to Variety Craig confirmed the news that had been widely expected during his appearance on Tuesday’s edition of […]


 
 

 

Elliott Lester Interview on Blitz

This week’s interview is with Elliott Lester, the director of the new Jason Statham actioner “Blitz”. Eoin: I’d like to start off by asking, what first got you into film? Was there a particular movie you wat...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

John ‘The Arrow’ Fallon Interview

We talk with Actor, Writer, Producer, Director and Head Honcho with the Arrow in the Head website: John “The Arrow” Fallon.  Eoin: So, how did you come up with the Arrow in the Head website? John: I was fresh out ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Brian Bosworth Interview

Our first interview is with legendary Football Player/Action Star: Brian Bosworth (“Stone Cold”, “One Tough Bastard”). Eoin:  First of all, let me thank you for taking the time out from your busy schedu...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

10 of the Best: Alternate History Movie Ideas

To celebrate the release of Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter this weekend, I thought about how interesting it may be for other historical figures to battle the undead and other monsters. Here’s a few ideas…   1....
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Action Breakdown #5: Violence

If there is one thing that we love in our action movies more than explosions is violence. Bodily harm. Gore. Gunshot wounds. Dismemberments and just overall death and destruction. Aside from horror movies, action movies tend to...
by Omar
 

 
 

Action Breakdown #6: Love Interests

You know them and you love them. The love interest. The womanly touch that every action movie has. The one to give that other kind of “action”. The lady that needs rescuing or maybe does some of the rescuing. Every ...
by Omar
 

 

 

Action Breakdown #7: Action Movie Scores

Action movies can be a very visual experience, but it can be quite the audio experience as well. As much as action scenes can help create excitement and tension, action movies need a great score to accompany them to help build ...
by Omar
 

 
 

Action Breakdown #8: Cop Buddies

We know them. We love them and tolerate them at the same time. The yin to the yang. The peanut butter to the jelly. The Powell to his McClane. The action buddy. The duo who will stop at nothing to stop the bad guy from getting ...
by Omar
 

 

 

Action Breakdown #9: The One-Liner

We all say them at work or around friends. We even say it to ourselves when the time asks for them. One of the biggest staples of an action movie and almost Shakespearean in its delivery. The one liner. Everyone gets one even v...
by Omar
 

 
 

Action Breakdown #10: Action Hero Names

You can’t be a badass action hero without a kick-ass name. No hero can just simply be named Bob or Dave. Nope. He has to have a name that when said will immediately send you flying across the room or if you’re a wom...
by Omar
 

 

 

Action Breakdown #11: Police Chiefs

Everyone knows how crazy our action hero has to be in order to catch the bad guys. They need to cause an indescribable amount of damage that would give any politician a stroke and a heart attack at the same time. Of course, the...
by Omar
 

 
 

Action Breakdown #12: Sad/Upsetting Moments

We mostly know action movies as wild and fun rides. A good hour and a half to two hours of explosions, one liners, and gunfire. It’s a genre that depends on entertainment and having a good time. However, there are scenes ...
by Omar