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Kill Counts

Kill Count: Red Sun (1971)

If you’ve never seen this movie then you are missing out on one of Charles Bronson’s finest hours. It tells the story of a train carrying a Japanese delegation with a ceremonial sword for President Grant that is robbed by bandits led by Link (Charles Bronson) and Gauche (Alain Delon). When Gauche double-crosses him and […]

Interviews

Matthias Hues Interview on Black Rose

  Legend of Action Matthias Hues needs no introduction and has made a name for himself as one of the hardest working actors in the business.   He has a role in Alexander Nevsky’s latest movie Black Rose and chats with us about his involvement.    Although you only have a small role in Black […]

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We Still Steal the Old Way (2017) Review

Plot: An aging criminal outfit carries out a daring robbery, only to be caught in the midst of its heist. Sentenced to hard time in Britain’s toughest prison, the outfit encounters a nemesis from the past who is intent on settling an old score. Review: I’ve always enjoyed British gangster flicks with people calling each […]

Interviews

Alexander Nevsky Interview

Alexander Nevsky’s directorial debut Black Rose is out soon and tells the tale of a Russian Police Major who is enlisted by the LAPD to help solve a series of gruesome murders perpetrated against young women by a sadistic sociopathic killer on the mean streets of Hollywood. Alexander chatted with The Action Elite about the project. […]

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The Marine 5: Battleground (2017) Review

Plot: Jake Carter (Mike “The Miz” Mizanin) protects a person of interest from a ruthless biker gang. Review: It’s hard to believe this series is now on its 5th entry but I’ve always had a soft spot for these movies as they are a fun throwback to 80’s style actioners. It’s definitely starting to show […]

Trailers

First Trailer for Kingsman: The Golden Circle

The first Kingsman was a lot of fun and frankly far more entertaining than any of the recent Bond outings and today we have the first trailer to the new sequel entitled Kingsman: The Golden Circle. Plot: With their headquarters destroyed and the world held hostage, members of Kingsman find new allies when they discover […]


 
 

 

Action Breakdown #4: Explosions

Explosions. One of the Holy Grails of action movies. Every action movie needs them even if they aren’t relevant. Explosions and action are practically conjoined by the hip with one another. On this edition of the Action B...
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Bad Boys II Finally Coming to Blu-ray

You probably all know this already but I’ve only just heard about it… so I’m telling you again; Michael Bay’s Bad Boys sequel is finally coming to Blu-ray as well as a 4K revamp of the original buddy cla...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

An Action-Packed August?

It’s kind of quiet just now in terms of interesting action movies but it’s looking like August is shaping up to be one of the best months of the year for action fans. Some of these movies have been in limbo for a while but ...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Marvel Reveals Upcoming Movies

Those who are suffering from Superhero fatigue best look away now but Marvel has announced its upcoming slate of movies for the next few years and it’s looking pretty interesting. Say what you will but Marvel really have been...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Cool Videos: Gatling Gun Tribute

If ever there’s a video that’s right in our wheelhouse it’s this; a tribute to the Gatling Gun in action movies. Big thanks to Walter Orsini for putting this video together and contacting us. Details from the...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

JCVD Gives Us a Shout Out

There are certain days when nothing much interesting happens, but then some days one of the greatest action stars of all time will mention you on Facebook and to me that’s pretty damn awesome. Jean-Claude Van Damme himsel...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

An Evening With Sylvester Stallone

So, last night I was in Niagara Falls with the family and we went to “An Evening with Sly Stallone”. It was in the same venue as the Al Pacino show we went to last year. Thankfully I knew the score before I got ther...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

Short Film: Dogfight

We received a rather awesome short film from Shawn Bernal about two bounty hunters who attempt to take down a corrupt martial arts master. STARRING As The Bounty Hunters NATE HITPAS (Leather Jacket) JESSIE BAYANI (Tactical Vest...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Ava Snow Battles Death Web Series

We were contacted by Zack Drisko about his web series Ava Snow Battles Death and they have a new Kickstarter campaign which just went live on October 5. We have an official press Release below and links to the new Kickstarter c...
by Eoin Friel
 

 
 

First Trailer for Furious 7

So we finally have our first proper look at James Wan’s Fast & Furious 7 or Furious 7 as it is now called. Surrounded by the tragedy of Paul Walker’s untimely death, there will always be a shadow over the film b...
by Eoin Friel
 

 

 

Classic Action Scenes – Battle In The Courthouse “Stone Cold”

Just like most popular songs in the 80’s, this is Brian Bosworth’s one hit wonder. The film is among the best actioners of the 90’s and was supposed to make Bosworth a house hold name in action films, but unfo...
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Trailer for Ben Affleck’s The Accountant

SYNOPSIS: Christian Wolff (Affleck) is a math savant with more affinity for numbers than people. Behind the cover of a small-town CPA office, he works as a freelance accountant for some of the world’s most dangerous criminal ...
by Eoin Friel