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Well Go USA puts a Jackie Chan-produced thriller on ‘Reset’

Director Yoon Hong-seung (The Target) joins forces with Jackie Chan for the Korean/Chinese production titled Reset (read our review), which will be released on June 30th from Well Go USA. This time around, Chan is behind the scenes as producer and will not be … Continue reading

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5 New Posters for the Live-action adaptation of ‘Contra’

A live-action Chinese film adaptation of Konami’s 1987 arcade hit, Contra (aka Kontora or Gryzor), is in the works. The film will be produced by Wei Nan (Soul Transfer Station) and backed by Beijing Starlit Movie and TV Culture. The highly popular video game involved … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Chuck Norris Triple Feature | Blu-ray | Only $7.99 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray set for the Chuck Norris Total Attack Pack. This 3 disc collection includes three of Chuck Norris’ (Yellow Faced Tiger) most acclaimed films, including an early one by filmmaker Andrew Davis (The Fugitive, Under Siege): … Continue reading

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Steven Seagal and Mike Tyson battle a ‘China Salesman’

Former heavyweight champ, Mike Tyson (Ip Man 3) and Aikido sensation Steven Seagal (Exit Wounds), have an appearance in China Salesman (aka Chinese Salesman), an action film written and directed by Tan Bing (aka Geng Weiguo). Other cast members include Janicke Askevold (My Way), Eriq … Continue reading

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Karate Kill | Blu-ray & DVD (Dark Cuts)

RELEASE DATE: July 18, 2017 On July 18, 2017, Dark Cuts is bringing Karate Kill to Blu-ray & DVD, a new martial arts film directed by Kurando Mitsutake (read our interview with him). When a mysterious loner and Karate master Kenji’s (Hayate) … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Stephen Fung’s all-star ‘Once a Thief’ remake

Stephen Fung (Gen-X Cops) is back in the director’s chair in The Adventurers, a reworking of John Woo’s Once a Thief, the 1991 classic about art thieves, previously played by Chow Yun Fat, Cherie Chung and Leslie Cheung. The film releases domestically on August 11, … Continue reading

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‘Top Gun’ sequel gets a title (and it’s not ‘Top Gun 2’)…

Back in 2012, director Tony Scott (True Romance) and Tom Cruise (The Last Samurai) began location scouting for Top Gun 2, but do to Scott’s death that same year, the sequel was put on hold. That is, until now… Jerry … Continue reading

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Cynthia Rothrock’s Fists of Fury | DVD (Full Moon)

RELEASE DATE: October 17, 2017 Martial arts film legend Cynthia Rothrock (The Martial Arts Kid, Righting Wrongs) is hosting Fists of Fury, a new, butt-kicking DVD documentary by Charles Band and Full Moon Entertainment. Synopsis: Class is in session as your … Continue reading

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New accolade-filled Trailer for Edgar Wright’s ‘Baby Driver’

Edgar Wright, the genius director known for his pleasantly paced, comedic brand of culture-induced films (Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz and Scott Pilgrim vs. the World) is back with an innovative project that’s being described as an “action crime musical film”. The movie, … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Yoga | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: August 8, 2017 Jackie Chan reunites with noted Hong Kong director Stanley Tong (Rumble in the Bronx) for the action comedy, Kung Fu Yoga (read our review), which hits Blu-ray & DVD on August 8, 2017, courtesy of Well Go USA. Jack (Chan), a world-renowned archaeology … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Raid Collection | Blu-ray | Only $12.84 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is for Gareth Evans’ The Raid Collection on Blu-ray, which will contain both 2011’s The Raid and 2014’s The Raid 2. In The Raid, an elite swat team moves in to take down the notorious drug lord that … Continue reading

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Watch a New Clip from Gordon Chan’s actioner ‘God of War’

Gordon Chan (Thunderbolt) is once again bringing the battle to the screen with God of War, a period actioner that stars Sammo Hung (14 Blades) and Vincent Zhao (The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom). Well Go USA is bringing the film to … Continue reading

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League of Gods | Blu-ray & DVD (Sony)

RELEASE DATE: August 1, 2017 On August 1, 2017, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment is releasing Blu-ray & DVD for the fantasy/martial arts epic, League of Gods (aka Feng Shen Bang 3D). League of Gods (read our review) is directed by both … Continue reading

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A ‘Guest’ filmmaker to bring ‘Godzilla vs. Kong’ to the ring

Now that Jordan Vogt-Roberts’ Kong: Skull Island (reboot of the King Kong franchise) and Gareth Edwards’ Godzilla have done their damage at the box office, Legendary Entertainment and Warner Bros. are in full swing with Godzilla vs. Kong, a mash-up of the two aforementioned titles. According … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! City Hunter & Battle Creek Brawl | Blu-ray | Only $11.76 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray Double Feature for 1980′s Battle Creek Brawl (aka The Big Brawl) & 1993′s City Hunter. Battle Creek Brawl is noteworthy for not only being directed by Robert Clouse (Enter the Dragon), but for also being … Continue reading

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The Final Master | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: July 25, 2017 Haofeng Xu’s highly-anticipated, award-winning martial arts film, The Master, re-titled as The Final Master (read our review), getting a limited theatrical release on June 3, 2016, followed by a Blu-ray & DVD release on July 25, 2017 – from … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Heist | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: July 4, 2017 On July 4, 2017, Well Go USA will be releasing the Blu-ray & DVD for Bitcoin Heist (aka Sieu Trom), a Vietnamese action film directed by Ham Tran (Hollow), who is perhaps best known for … Continue reading

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Sony Entertainment kicks up Mark Dacascos’ ‘Ultimate Justice’

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 is backed by Rudiger Kummerle and Mike Leeder’s Silent Partners, the production company also … Continue reading

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Enter our ‘Sky on Fire’ Blu-ray Contest! – WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Cityonfire.com and Well Go USA are giving away 3 Blu-ray copies of Ringo Lam’s Sky on Fire (read our review) to three lucky City on Fire visitors. To enter, simply add a comment to this post and describe, in your own words, the video below. We will be selecting … Continue reading

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Freddy Krueger fingers Daniel Lee’s ‘Song of the Assassins’

Daniel Lee, the Hong Kong director behind films such as Jet Li’s Black Mask, Donnie Yen’s 14 Blades, Leon Lai’s White Vengeance and Jackie Chan’s Dragon Blade, is currently in pre-production-phase with the upcoming wuxia thriller, Song of the Assassins. According to AFS, Song … Continue reading

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