Author Archives: JJ Bona

‘Everly’ helmer makes Steven Yeun go kill crazy in ‘Mayhem’

On December 26, 2017, Image Entertainment will be releasing the Blu-ray & DVD for Mayhem, a thriller that may serve as the perfect companion piece to the recent The Belko Experiment, a Battle Royale-esque tale where blood-soaked survival makes its way into an office environment. Joe … Continue reading

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Ninja Hunter | Blu-ray & DVD (Funimation)

RELEASE DATE: November 14, 2017 On November 14th, 2017, Funimation will be releasing the Blu-ray + DVD combo for Seiji Chiba’s Ninja Hunter, a 2015 martial arts flick starring Mitsuki Koga (Bushido Man: Seven Deadly Battles). Tao, a ninja from the Iga clan, … Continue reading

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Tiger Chen leaps in time in a New Trailer for ‘Kung Fu Traveler’

Looks like Tiger Hu Chen (Monk Comes Down the Mountain) will be giving Jean Claude Van Damme’s Timecop a run for its money in an upcoming movie that sounds like it’s another concept that meshes martial arts and time traveling into one complete package. … Continue reading

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Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years. Vol. 1 | Blu-ray & DVD (Arrow Video)

RELEASE DATE: November 28, 2017 On November 28th 2017, Arrow Video is releasing the 4-disc Blu-ray + DVD set for Seijun Suzuki: The Early Years. Vol. 1 – Seijun Rising: The Youth Movies. Read the official details below: Making their home-video … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Assassin | Blu-ray | Only $9.10 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for The Assassin (read our review), by acclaimed director Hou Hsiao-Hsien (A City of Sadness) and starring Shu Qi (Journey to the West). In 9th-century China, Nie Yinniang (Qi) is a woman who was abducted in childhood … Continue reading

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‘Creed’ star leads the Hollywood remake of ‘A Bittersweet Life’

Back in 2012, it was reported that Albert Hughes, one half of the Hughes Brothers (Book of Eli), was tapped by Fox to remake the 2005 Korean film A Bittersweet Life. Now, 5 years later, Fox has switched up directing duties to … Continue reading

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New Trailer for John Woo’s highly-anticipated film ‘Manhunt’

After years making Hollywood films and big budget Chinese epics like Red Cliff and the recent The Crossing, John Woo, the man behind action classics such as A Better Tomorrow, The Killer, Bullet in the Head and Hard Boiled, is finally making a … Continue reading

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They Call Me Bruce? | Blu-ray (Kino Lorber)

RELEASE DATE: October 24, 2017 On October 24, 2017, Kino Lorber is releasing the Blu-ray for 1982’s They Call Me Bruce?, a comedy by Elliott Hong (Kill the Golden Goose) that stars Johnny Yune (The Cannonball Run) and Margaux Hemingway (Lipstick). They Call … Continue reading

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‘Raid’ stars kick alien a$$ in the New ‘Beyond Skyline’ Trailer

The Raid badasses, Iko Uwais and Yayan Ruhian, will star alongside Frank Grillo (Purge: Anarchy) in Beyond Skyline, an upcoming sequel to Skyline. The upcoming sci-fi actioner will be about a tough-as-nails detective embarks on a relentless pursuit to free his son from a … Continue reading

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Official Bruce Lee biopic shoots in Sept; AR Rahman to score

George Nolfi’s Birth of the Dragon, a fable-based movie about Bruce Lee (portrayed by Wild City’s Philip Ng), will finally be making its way to theaters on August 25th – but Bruce Lee better watch out, because Bruce Lee is coming for him… … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Double Impact | Blu-ray | Only $5.22 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Sheldon Lettich’s Double Impact (read our review), starring Jean-Claude Van Damme (Double Team, Cyborg) and Bolo Yeung (Diamond Cartel, Clones of Bruce Lee). Van Damme plays a dual role as Alex and Chad, twins separated at … Continue reading

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Kill and Kill Again | Blu-ray (Scorpion Releasing)

RELEASE DATE: October 3, 2017 On October 3, 2017, Scorpion Releasing is delivering the Blu-ray for 1981’s Kill and Kill Again, the follow up to 1976’s Kill or Be Killed. The film is directed by the late South African cult favorite, Ivan … Continue reading

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Stars of ‘The Rebel’ and ‘Clash’ reunite for ‘Blade & Soul’

Johnny Tri Nguyen (Cradle 2 the Grave) and Veronica Ngo (House in the Alley) – the two leading stars from The Rebel and Clash – have reunited for Blade & Soul, a short film promoting the video game of the same name. To Western audiences, Nguyen and Ngo … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Deadly Duo | Blu-ray | Only $9.82 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for 1971’s The Deadly Duo, directed by Chang Cheh (Five Element Ninjas), It’s the Sung Dynasty versus the Chin invaders as David Chiang (New One-Armed Swordsman) and Ti Lung (The Pirate) truly hit … Continue reading

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New clip from the all-star martial arts film ‘Death Fighter’

The DVD for Death Fighter is finally available from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment! Previously known as White Tiger, this all-star martial arts actioner stars Matt Mullins (Mortal Kombat: Legacy), Cynthia Rothrock (Yes, Madam), Don “The Dragon” Wilson (Martial Arts Kid) and the late Joe Lewis (Force: … Continue reading

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King Hu’s ‘Legend of the Mountain’ to peak with a 4K release

Kino Lorber is teaming up with UK distributor Eureka Entertainment to release a 4K digitally restored, 3-hour director’s cut of King Hu’s 1979 classic film Legend of the Mountain. The plan is for both companies to screen the classic at festivals/limited engagements, … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! 36th Chamber of Shaolin | Blu-ray | Only $7.31 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Dragon Dynasty Blu-ray for the 1978 Shaw Brothers classic 36th Chamber of Shaolin (aka The Master Killer), directed by Liu Chia-Liang (Executioners from Shaolin) and starring Gordon Liu (Eight Diagram Pole Fighter). Considered one of the greatest … Continue reading

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Newest Trailer for Aaron Kwok’s remake of ‘A Hard Day’

Aaron Kwok (Monk Comes Down the Mountain) is going to have one heck of a day in Lien Yi-Chi’s Peace Breaker (aka Perpetrators), a Chinese remake (read our recent feature Made (& Remade) in Asia) of the 2014 Korean thriller, A Hard … Continue reading

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The Game Changer | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: October 3, 2017 There can never be enough Asian gangster flicks, and Gao Xixi’s The Game Changer, an upcoming period actioner, is no exception. On October 3, 2017, Well Go USA is releasing the film on Blu-ray & DVD. … Continue reading

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Jennifer Garner up for ‘Taken’ helmer’s female ‘John Wick’?

Charlize Theron’s Atomic Blonde better brace herself, because there’s another unstoppable killer on the way. Pierre Morel, the director of 2008’s Taken, is tackling Peppermint, an upcoming female-centric actioner. And word on the street is that Jennifer Garner (Elektra) is currently in talks to play the … Continue reading

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