Author Archives: Kyle Warner

New Battles Without Honor and Humanity (1974) Review

Director: Kinji Fukasaku Writer: Koichi Iiboshi, Fumio Konami Cast: Bunta Sugawara, Hiroki Matsukata, Nobuo Kaneko, Tomisaburo Wakayama, Tsunehiko Watase, Kunie Tanaka, Noboru Ando, Seizo Fukumoto, Reiko Ike, Ryuji Katagiri, Takuzo Kawatani, Yoko Koizumi Running Time: 98 min. By Kyle Warner When … Continue reading

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Super Bodyguard | aka Iron Protector (2016) Review

AKA: The Bodyguard Director: Yue Song Cast: Yue Song, Xing Yu, Li Yufei, Collin Chou, Chan Wai Man, Shang Tielong, Xu Dongmei, Yang Jun, Li Changhai, Jiang Baocheng, Yuan Wu Running Time: 90 min. Kyle Warner Iron Protector, aka The Bodyguard, aka Super Bodyguard, is the sophomore effort of filmmaker and star Yue Song. … Continue reading

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Bitcoin Heist (2016) Review

Director: Ham Tran Producer: Estela Valdivieso Chen Cast: Kate Nhung, Thanh Pham, Petey Majik Nguyen, Suboi, Jayvee Mai, Lam Thanh My, Teo Yoo, Veronica Ngo Running Time: 110 min. By Kyle Warner Before we get to talking about what kind of movie Bitcoin … Continue reading

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Doberman Cop (1977) Review

Director: Kinji Fukasaku Writer: Buronson, Koji Takada Cast: Sonny Chiba, Janet Hatta, Eiko Matsuda, Masaru Shiga, Tatsuo Endo, Hideo Murota, Koichi Iwaki, Takuzo Kawatani, Hiroki Matsukata, Ryuji Katagiri Running Time: 90 min. By Kyle Warner An Okinawa girl’s been murdered, the latest … Continue reading

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Kill ’em All (2017) Review

Director: Peter Malota Producer: Rafael Primorac Cast: Jean-Claude Van Damme, Autumn Reeser, Peter Stormare, María Conchita Alonso, Daniel Bernhardt, Kris Van Damme, Mila Kaladjurdjevic, Paul Sampson, Kieran Gallagher, Peter Organ, Eddie Matthews Running Time: 96 min. By Kyle Warner Stunt performers … Continue reading

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Atomic Blonde (2017) Review

Director: David Leitch Writer: Kurt Johnstad Cast: Charlize Theron, James McAvoy, John Goodman, Til Schweiger, Eddie Marsan, Sofia Boutella, Toby Jones, Bill Skarsgård, Daniel Bernhardt, Sam Hargrave, James Faulkner, Roland Møller, Lili Gesler Running Time: 115 min. By Kyle Warner With … Continue reading

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Okja (2017) Review

Director: Bong Joon-ho Writer: Bong Joon-ho, Jon Ronson Cast: Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Ahn Seo-hyun, Byun Hee-bong, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Yoon Je-moon, Shirley Henderson, Daniel Henshall, Devon Bostick, Choi Woo-shik, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal Running Time: 120 min.  By … Continue reading

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Cops vs. Thugs (1975) Review

Director: Kinji Fukasaku Writer: Kazuo Kasahara, Goro Kusakabe Cast: Bunta Sugawara, Kunie Tanaka, Nobuo Kaneko, Reiko Ike, Hiroki Matsukata, Toru Abe, Mikio Narita, Akira Shioji, Tatsuo Umemiya, Shotaro Hayashi, Hideo Murota, Masaharu Arikawa Running Time: 100 min. By Kyle Warner No one dies well in a Kinji … Continue reading

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Wolf Guy: Enraged Lycanthrope (1975) Review

Director: Kazuhiko Yamaguchi Writer: Kazumasa Hirai, Fumio Konami Cast: Sonny Chiba, Rikiya Yasuoka, Saburo Date, Koji Fujiyama, Tooru Hanada, Ryuji Hayami, Jiro Ibuki, Harukui Jo, Kenji Kawai, Hiroshi Kondo, Koji Miemachi, Etsuko Nami, Yoshio Neshima Running Time: 86 min. By Kyle Warner There … Continue reading

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Mifune: The Last Samurai (2016) Review

Director: Steven Okazaki Writer: Stuart Galbraith IV, Steven Okazaki Cast: Keanu Reeves, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Koji Yakusho, Sadao Nakajima, Kyoko Kagawa Running Time: 80 min. By Kyle Warner “The ordinary Japanese actor might need ten feet of … Continue reading

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Guns, bullets and death prevail in the New ‘Dark Tower’ Trailer

In a writing career that stretches over fifty novels, hundreds of short stories, and over forty years, Stephen King considers The Dark Tower to be his magnum opus. The dark fantasy series which involves western gunslingers and demonic villains takes … Continue reading

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Three (2016) Review

Director: Johnnie To Producer: Johnnie To Cast: Louis Koo, Wallace Chung, Vicky Zhao Wei, Lam Suet, Lo Hoi-Pang, Timmy Hung, Michael Tse, Eddie Cheung, Mimi Kung, Raymond Wong Ho-Yin, Jonathan Wong, Stephen Au, Mickey Chu, Hedi He Running Time: 89 min. By … Continue reading

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Sea Fog | aka Haemoo (2014) Review

Director: Shim Sung-Bo Writer: Shim Sung-Bo, Bong Joon-Ho Cast: Kim Yun-Seok, Park Yoo-Chun, Han Ye-Ri, Lee Hee-Joon, Moon Sung-Geun, Kim Sang-Ho, Yoo Seung-Mok Running Time: 111 min. By Kyle Warner I think Memories of Murder deserves to be in the conversation of the finest films … Continue reading

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Cold War II (2016) Review

Director: Longman Leung, Sunny Luk Writer: Longman Leung, Sunny Luk Cast: Aaron Kwok, Tony Leung Ka Fai, Chow Yun-Fat, Charlie Young, Janice Man, Eddie Peng, Aarif Rahman, Tony Yang, Chang Kuo-chu, Wu Yue Running Time: 110 min.  By Kyle Warner The 2012 Hong Kong crime film Cold War created a lot of buzz before its … Continue reading

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Great Wall, The (2016) Review

Director: Zhang Yimou Cast: Matt Damon, Jing Tian, Pedro Pascal, Willem Dafoe, Andy Lau, Zhang Hanyu, Eddie Peng, Lu Han, Kenny Lin, Cheney Chen, Huang Xuan, Karry Wang, Ryan Zheng, Numan Acar, Johnny Cicco, Vicky Yu, Bing Liu Running Time: 104 min.  By Kyle Warner In … Continue reading

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Japanese New Wave director Seijun Suzuki passes away

Nikkatsu is reporting that famed action movie and Japanese New Wave director Seijun Suzuki passed away on February 13th, 2017 at age 93. Suzuki began his career with Nikkatsu in 1956. He made many pictures each year, filming at a rapid pace. … Continue reading

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Handmaiden, The (2016) Review

Director: Park Chan-wook Novel By: Sarah Waters Writer: Park Chan-wook, Chung Seo-kyung Cast: Kim Min-hee, Ha Jung-woo, Cho Jin-woong, Kim Tae-ri, Lee Yong-Nyeo, Yoo Min-Chae, Rina Takagi Running Time: 144 min. By Kyle Warner After making his English language debut … Continue reading

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Ley Lines (1999) Review

Director: Takashi Miike Writer: Ichiro Ryu Cast: Show Aikawa, Samuel Pop Aning, Takeshi Caesar, Yukie Itou, Michisuke Kashiwaya,Kazuki Kitamura, Dan Li, Ryuushi Mizukami, Ren Osugi, Tomorowo Taguchi, Naoto Takenaka, Koji Tsukamoto, Hua Rong Weng Running Time: 105 min. By Kyle Warner … Continue reading

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Tokyo Fist (1995) Review

Director: Shinya Tsukamoto Writer: Shinya Tsukamoto, Hisashi Saito Cast: Kahori Fujii, Shinya Tsukamoto, Koji Tsukamoto, Naomasa Musaka, Naoto Takenaka, Koichi Wajima, Tomorowo Taguchi, Nobu Kanaoka, Akiko Hioki, Kiichi Muto Running Time: 87 min. By Kyle Warner Shinya Tsukamoto, throughout his … Continue reading

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Beyond Redemption (2015) Review

Director: Bruce Fontaine Producer: Bruce Fontaine, Theo Kim Cast: Brian Ho, Don Lew, Paul Wu, Paul Wu, Anthony Towe, Nickolas Baric, Eddy Ko Hung, Raymond Chan, Peter Chao, Osric Chau, Josette Jorge, Valerie Tian Running Time: 89 min. By Kyle … Continue reading

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