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Aftermath (2017) Review

Director: Elliott Lester Writer: Javier Gullón Producer: Darren Aronofsky Cast: Arnold Schwarzenegger, Scoot McNairy, Maggie Grace, Martin Donovan, Hannah Ware, Mariana Klaveno, Kevin Zegers, Larry Sullivan, Teri Clark Linden Running Time: 92 min. By Zach Nix Although Arnold Schwarzenegger (Maggie) is an … Continue reading

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Billy Jack (1971) Review

Director: Tom Laughlin Writer: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor Cast: Tom Laughlin, Delores Taylor, Clark Howat, Victor Izay, Julie Webb, Debbie Schock, Teresa Kelly, Lynn Baker, Stan Rice, David Roya, John McClure Running Time: 114 min. By Zach Nix Steven Seagal … Continue reading

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Logan (2017) Review

AKA: Logan: The Wolverine Director: James Mangold Cast: Hugh Jackman, Patrick Stewart, Richard E. Grant, Stephen Merchant, Boyd Holbrook, Dafne Keen, Elizabeth Rodriguez, Eriq La Salle, Elise Nea, Daniel Bernhardt Running Time: 137 min. By Zach Nix James Mangold’s Logan is such … Continue reading

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Retrospective and Interview with Master Jino Kang

Master Jino Kang is the real deal in that he knows how to perform the moves that appear on screen frontwards and backwards due to his dedication to his craft and history with martial arts. However, Kang separates himself from … Continue reading

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xXx: Return of Xander Cage (2017) Review

Director: D. J. Caruso Writer: F. Scott Frazier Cast: Vin Diesel, Donnie Yen, Deepika Padukone, Kris Wu, Ruby Rose, Tony Jaa, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette Samuel L. Jackson, Nicky Jam, Rory McCann Running Time: 107 min. By Zach Nix The … Continue reading

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Eliminators (2016) Review

Director: James Nunn Producer: James Harris Cast: Scott Adkins, Wade Barrett, Daniel Caltagirone, James Cosmo, Mem Ferda, Ty Glaser, Olivia Mace, Stephen Marcus, Bruce Johnson, Sean Cronin, Richard Carter Running Time: 94 min. By Zach Nix British martial artist and … Continue reading

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FilmStruck strikes a chord with Asian and world cinema fans

As streaming service giant, Netflix, pours most of its money into original programming instead of obtaining film streaming rights, fans of specific cinematic genres and niches have had to look to other streaming services and physical media in order to … Continue reading

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Kickboxer: Vengeance (2016) Review

Director: John Stockwell Writer: Dimitri Logothetis, Jim McGrath Cast: Alain Moussi, Georges St-Pierre, T.J. Storm, Matthew Ziff, Sam Medina, Dave Bautista, Sue-Lynn Ansari, Darren Shahlavi, Gina Carano, Hawn Tran, Sara Malakul Lane, Jean-Claude Van Damme, Tanzpol Chuksrida, Joshua Tran Running … Continue reading

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New set photo of Li Bingbing and Jason Statham in ‘Meg’

Meg, Warner Bros.’ giant prehistoric shark movie starring Jason Statham (The Transporter, Wild Card), Jon Turtletaub (Last Vegas) and Li Bingbing (Zhong Kui: Snow Girl and the Dark Crystal) is currently in full gear. The monster movie concerns the threat … Continue reading

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End of a Gun (2016) Review

Director: Keoni Waxman Writer: Chuck Hustmyre, Keoni Waxman Producer: Bing Dang, Daniel Grodnik Cast: Steven Seagal, Florin Piersic Jr., Jacob Grodnik, Jade Ewen, Jonathan Rosenthal, Radu Andrei Micu, Ovidio Nicolescu, Alexandre Nguyen, Troy Miller Running Time: 93 min. By Zach … Continue reading

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Blood Father (2016) Review

Director: Jean-François Richet Writer: Peter Craig, Andrea Berloff Cast: Mel Gibson, Erin Moriarty, Diego Luna, Michael Parks, William H. Macy, Elisabeth Rohm, Thomas Mann, Dale Dickey, Daniel Moncada, Raoul Trujillo, Richard Cabral Running Time: 88 min. By Zach Nix Mel … Continue reading

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Exit Wounds (2001) Review

AKA: Dengeki Director: Andrzej Bartkowiak Producer: Joel Silver, Dan Cracchiolo Cast: Steven Seagal, DMX, Isaiah Washington, Anthony Anderson, Michael Jai White, Bill Duke, Jill Hennessy, Tom Arnold, Bruce McGill, David Vadim, Eva Mendes Running Time: 101 min. By Zach Nix … Continue reading

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Redemption | aka Hummingbird (2013) Review

AKA: Hummingbird Director: Steven Knight Writer: Steven Knight Cast: Jason Statham, Agata Buzek, Vicky McClure, Benedict Wong, Ger Ryan, Youssef Kerkour, Anthony Morris, Victoria Bewick, Christian Brassington, Danny Webb, Sang Lui Running Time: 100 min. By Zach Nix British actor … Continue reading

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El Gringo (2012) Review

AKA: Bad Yankee Director: Eduardo Rodriguez Writer: Jonathan W. Stokes Cast: Scott Adkins, Yvette Yates, Christian Slater, Israel Islas, Erando Gonzalez, Sofia Sisniega, Valentin Ganev Running Time: 102 min. By Zack Nix British martial arts action star Scott Adkins is … Continue reading

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Good, the Tough & the Deadly, The (2016) Review

Author: David J. Moore Publisher: Schiffer Publishing Description: 1 Edition May 25, 2016, Hardcover Length: 560 pages By Zach Nix The Good, the Tough & the Deadly, the latest book from film journalist, David J. Moore, is possibly the most … Continue reading

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Exclusive: Interview with martial arts star Tony Jaa

I recently had the pleasure to conduct an interview with Tony Jaa (Ong Bak, Skin Trade), one of the stars of the upcoming Kill Zone 2 (also known as SPL II: A Time for Consequences), which in and of itself … Continue reading

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Hardcore Henry (2015) Review

Director: Ilya Naishuller Writer: Ilya Naishuller Producer: Timur Bekmambetov Cast: Sharlto Copley, Danila Kozlovsky, Haley Bennett, Tim Roth, Andrei Dementiev, Cyrus Arnold, Ilya Naishuller, Will Stewart, Dasha Charusha, Svetlana Ustinova Running Time: 96 min. By Zach Nix Hardcore Henry, written … Continue reading

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Code of Silence (1985) Review

Director: Andrew Davis Producer: Raymond Wagner Cast: Chuck Norris, Henry Silva, Bert Remsen, Mike Genovese, Nathan Davis, Ralph Foody, Allen Hamilton, Ron Henriquez, Joe Gualdo, Molly Hagan, Ron Dean, Wilbert Bradley, Dennis Farina, Gene Barge, Mario Nieves Running Time: 101 … Continue reading

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Travolta joins the “Over 50” action club with ‘I Am Wrath’

The newest trailer for I Am Wrath, the latest actioner from director Chuck Russell (Eraser, The Scorpion King) and star John Travolta (Face/Off), has just arrived and gives us a first look at the film’s gritty action and Taken-esque plot. … Continue reading

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Rage of Honor (1987) Review

AKA: Way of the Ninja Director: Gordon Hessler Writer: Robert Short, Wallace Bennett Producer: Don Van Atta, Sunil Shah Cast: Sho Kosugi, Lewis Van Bergen, Robin Evans, Richard Wiley, Ulises Dumont, Gerry Gibson, Martín Coria, Ned Kovas, Lilian Rinar, Hugo … Continue reading

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