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Kino Lorber is bringing ‘Hell in the Pacific’ to Blu-ray

Kino Lorber has announced that they’re prepping a Blu-ray for 1968’s Hell in the Pacific, a survival/thriller by director by John Boorman (Deliverance) that stars Lee Marvin (Point Blank) and Toshiro Mifune (Incident at Blood Pass). During World War II, an American pilot (Marvin) and … Continue reading

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A ‘Traitor’ to helm Jackie Chan’s ‘Five Against a Bullet’

Back in 2012, it was reported that Bruce Willis was set to star in Five Against a Bullet, a film about a Mexican politician who hires five of the best bodyguards (Willis, being one of them) after his father is killed by a … Continue reading

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New Japanese Poster for shoot ’em up flick ‘Free Fire’

Part John Woo violence, part Guy Ritchie comedy and part 70s exploitation… get ready for Free Fire, an upcoming shoot ’em flick produced by Martin Scorsese. Official: Acclaimed filmmaker Ben Wheatley (High Rise) propels the audience into quite possibly the most … Continue reading

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Well Go USA has ‘Tunnel’ vision for a disaster thriller

On May 2, 2017, Well Go USA Entertainment will be releasing the DVD for Kim Seong-hun’s Tunnel (read our review), a South Korean thriller starring Ha Jung-Woo (Assassination), Doona Bae (A Girl at My Door, The Host) and Oh Dal-su (Veteran). … Continue reading

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Iko Uwais to appear in Joe Carnahan’s ‘Raid’ remake?

Back in 2014, an English language remake of The Raid was announced, but during early stages of development, the film became stuck in development hell. Within the process, director Patrick Hughes (Expendables 3) dropped out for reasons unknown. And Frank Grillo (Captain America: Civil War), who was also heavily associated with … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Heroes Two | Blu-ray | Only $5.50 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Heroes Two, a Shaw Brothers classic directed by the legendary Chang Cheh (Five Element Ninjas, Slaughter in Xian) with action scenes choreographed by the great Lau Kar-leung (Shaolin Mantis, Drunken Master II). … Continue reading

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JCVD and Lundgren head the New ‘Black Water’ Fan Poster

Jean-Claude Van Damme (Kickboxer: Vengeance, Cyborg) and Dolph Lundgren (Skin Trade) will team up once again for Black Water. Black Water is the story of a CIA operative (Van Damme) who is imprisoned in a CIA black site on a nuclear submarine after … Continue reading

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Watch a 5-minute Prologue for Ridley Scott’s ‘Alien: Covenant’

Ridley Scott returns to the universe he created in Alien with Alien: Covenant, the second chapter in a prequel trilogy that began with Prometheus — and connects directly to Scott’s 1979 seminal work of science fiction. Before it was known … Continue reading

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Cast details for Ding Sheng’s ‘A Better Tomorrow 4’

If Song Hae-Seong’s 2010 Korean remake of A Better Tomorrow didn’t quite do it for you, then get ready for a couple more variations of John Woo’s 1986 seminal gangster classic. That’s right, a couple of ’em. Two A Better Tomorrow remakes are … Continue reading

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First cast photo from Shane Black’s new ‘Predator’ film

While the original Predator may have its share of cheesy one-liners, it’s regarded by most as a modern action classic. It’s a movie that many consider Arnold Schwarzenneger’s strongest effort, a movie that would most likely be called John McTiernan’s … Continue reading

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The latest Trailer for ‘Extraordinary Mission’ is extraordinary

The directing duo behind the Infernal Affairs sequels, the Overheard saga, and Donnie Yen’s The Lost Bladesman are back in Extraordinary Mission, an upcoming undercover thriller that’s exploding onto screens in April. We’re currently clueless in regards to the plot, but considering this … Continue reading

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Cops vs Thugs | Blu-ray & DVD (Arrow Video)

RELEASE DATE: May 23, 2017 Arrow Video’s ever growing catalogue of Asian masterpieces continues with the Blu-ray & DVD for 1975’s Cops vs Thugs, a crime classic directed by Kinji Fukasaku (Battles Without Honor and Humanity). Considered by many to be … Continue reading

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Xu Haofeng has a ‘Hidden Blade’ under his sleeve…

Before we can even think about Xu Haofeng’s Moonlight Blade (his soon-to-be-shot remake of Chor Yuen’s Shaw Brothers classic, The Magic Blade), our attention should be focused on Hidden Blade (not to be confused with the Yoji Yamada film of the same name), … Continue reading

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New Trailer for the 80s-inspired martial arts flick ‘Plan B’

Grab your red “Thriller” jacket and get ready for Plan B, an upcoming martial arts flick fused with comedy and nostalgic pop culture. The film’s cast and crew consists of stuntmen and martial artists from the German film crew, Reel Deal Action. In Plan B, three martial … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Ip Man: The Final Fight | Blu-ray | Only $6.98 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Herman Yau’s Ip Man: The Final Fight starring Anthony Wong (White Vengeance). In postwar Hong Kong, legendary Wing Chun grandmaster Ip Man (Wong) is reluctantly called into action once more. What began as … Continue reading

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Steven Seagal is back with a 3-word titled film ‘Paid on Death’

A fresh Steven Seagal (Above the Law, Contract to Kill) project, titled Paid on Death, has popped up on the radar. This upcoming actioner will team Seagal with director Shawn Sourgose (Blood of Redemption) and producer Kevin Carraway (Chain of Command). Here’s what you can expect from … Continue reading

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Warner Bros. wants Mel Gibson to direct ‘Suicide Squad 2’

Here’s one nobody saw coming. Mel Gibson is in talks with Warner Bros. to direct a sequel to David Ayer’s Suicide Squad. According to THR, Gibson is familiarizing himself with the material. But the studio is not being passive and is also … Continue reading

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Returning cast members announced for ‘Detective Dee 3’

A 3rd film in the Detective Dee series, tentatively titled Detective Dee and the Four Kings, has been announced by the Huayi Brothers film company (Chinese Zodiac, Mojin: The Lost Legend). Tsui Hark (The Raid) will once again direct. There’s currently … Continue reading

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Lau Ching Wan is a gangster gone good in ‘The Fixer’

Famed Hong Kong star Lau Ching Wan (Call of Heroes) looks to be getting back to the gritty, grimy world of gangsterism in The Fixer (aka Dealer/Healer), an upcoming film from director Lawrence Lau (My Name is Fame). AFS describes the The Fixer as a true-crime drama … Continue reading

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Mark Dacascos brings ‘Ultimate Justice’ for all…

Martial arts star Mark Dacascos (Drive, Brotherhood of the Wolf, Only the Brave) is back in action with a new thriller titled Ultimate Justice. The upcoming film will be backed by Mike Leeder’s Silent Partners, the production company also responsible … Continue reading

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