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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 […]


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 […]



Cyberjack: Dudikoff’s Die Hard Clone

During the 90’s pretty much every action star starred in a Die Hard rip-off and Michael Dudikoff’s Cyberjack, aka Virtual Assassin was his attempt. It’s not a particularly amazing film with some dated special effects but ...
by Eoin Friel


New Trailer for Max Zhang’s The Brink

Today we have a new trailer for The Brink starring Max Zhang; The Brink follows a group of fishermen who smuggle gold and the cops who chase them. It co-stars Shawn Yue, Gordon Lam, Janice Man, Wu Yue and Yasuaki Kurata.
by Eoin Friel



Underrated Gem: The White Buffalo (1977)

I go into a few spoilers here so if you have never seen this movie then best move along. The White Buffalo was the second collaboration between Charles Bronson and director J. Lee Thompson and was adapted from the book of the s...
by Eoin Friel


Trailer for Dead Trigger

So apparently I have been seriously out of the loop and Dead Trigger is already filmed and here we have the trailer. I’ll go back to sleep now… SYNOPSIS: Based on the hugely successful first-person shooter game (ove...
by Eoin Friel



Film Mode Entertainment’s Sci-Fi Action Epic OCCUPATION Makes AFM World Screening Premiere

Clay Epstein’s Film Mode Entertainment announces the AFM World Market Premiere of the sci-fi action film Occupation.  The film stars Dan Ewing (“Home and Away”), Temuera Morrison (Aqua...
by Eoin Friel


Chasing the Dragon Blu-ray Release Date

Chasing the Dragon is one of my favourite movies of the year and it finally has a home video release date; it will hit DVD and Blu-ray on On January 23, 2018 courtesy of Well Go USA.  Plot: Donnie Yen stars as infamou...
by Eoin Friel



All New Cynthia Rothrock Interview

While the idea of strong leading women has been a hot topic of discussion lately, Cynthia Rothrock was representing this ideal for decades.  For over 30 years, Cynthia has been portraying strong female lead roles in movies...
by Nathan Phillips

by Eoin Friel



Luke LaFontaine Chats Savage Dog (Exclusive)

With the U.S. release of Savage Dog on Netflix now and the DVD & Blu-Ray retail release on November 21st, Luke LaFontaine breaks down the action on the film and working with director Jesse V. Johnson, Scott Adkins, and the ...
by Dan Templegod


JCVD is ‘The Bouncer’

Don’t know how I missed this news the other day but it appears Jean-Claude Van Damme has another project in the works; according to Variety the Muscles from Brussels will topline a $10 million action-packed thriller in th...
by Eoin Friel



Details on The Siege with Paul Allica

THE SIEGE takes the legend of Robin Hood in a new exciting direction; mixing adventure, high impact stunts, action, gore, comedy and even a touch of romance. According to JoBlo “The film is produced by (alongside Shaun Mc...
by Eoin Friel

by Alex Paul



New Pacific Rim Uprising Trailer

Plot: Rebellious pilot Jake Pentecost and his estranged sister must lead a brave new generation of fighters against otherworldly monsters that want to destroy humanity.
by Eoin Friel

by david j. moore