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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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Broken Sword Hero | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: October 31, 2017 On October 31, 2017, Well Go USA is releasing the Blu-ray & DVD for Broken Sword Hero (aka Legend of the Broken Sword Hero), an upcoming martial arts epic from actor/director, Bin Bunluerit (Bang Rajan). Based on … Continue reading

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Alicia Vikander and Daniel Wu raid the jungle in ‘Tomb Raider’

The first Trailer for Tomb Raider, the anticipated reboot of the 2001-2003 film series (based on the highly successful video game franchise) has been released. Alicia Vikander (Ex Machina) steps into the role of Lara Croft (previously played by Angelina Jolie), … Continue reading

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Tam Cam: The Untold Story | DVD (Cleopatra Entertainment)

RELEASE DATE: November 7, 2017 Cleopatra Entertainment, the company that recently unleashed the Kazakhstan spectacle, Diamond Cartel, now brings us the DVD for Tam Cam: The Untold Story, Vietnam’s action-packed answer to Cinderella. Tam Cam: The Untold Story marks the directorial debut of Veronica … Continue reading

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Vincent Zhao and David Belle are getting a new ‘Tattoo’

Martial arts star Vincent Zhao (The Blade, The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom) and parkour founder David Belle (District B13, Brick Mansions) are teaming up for an action film titled Tattoo (via AFS). Unfortunately, further details for Tattoo are practically non-existent, but we’ll be sure to keep … Continue reading

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Linda Hamilton returning for Cameron’s new ‘Terminator’

Despite backlash and lukewarm domestic box office returns, 2015’s Terminator Genisys performed well in international markets. In fact, here’s a tidbit you probably weren’t aware of: Terminator Genisys is the second-highest grossing film of the entire franchise (behind only T2: Judgment Day) on a global scale. … Continue reading

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

RELEASE DATE: November 14, 2017 Well Go USA presents the Blu-ray & DVD for The Villainess from Confession of Murder helmer Jeong Byeong-gil. This upcoming actioner is about a female killer played by Kim Ok-bin (Thirst). Bloody revenge is at the heart of this stylish, … Continue reading

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Newest (and most violent) Trailer for ‘Chasing the Dragon’

Later this month, the public will finally see Donnie Yen (Ip Man 3) play real-life gangster Ng Sek-ho (aka Crippled Ho) in Chasing the Dragon (aka King of Drug Dealers), a remake of the 1991 Hong Kong gangster movie To Be Number One. The film … Continue reading

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Outrage Coda | aka Outrage: Final Chapter (2017) Review

Director: Takeshi Kitano Writer: Takeshi Kitano Cast: Beat Takeshi, Nao Ohmori, Ken Mitsuishi, Ren Osugi, Tatsuo Nadaka, Ikuji Nakamura, Toshiyuki Nishida, Hakuryu, Sansei Shiomi, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Pierre Taki Running Time: 104 min. By Matija Makotoichi Tomic Even before he would … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Kundo: Age of the Rampant | Blu-ray | Only $9.99 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for the South Korean film Kundo: Age of the Rampant (read our review). This action/martial arts film stars Ha Jung-woo (The Chaser) and Kang Dong-won (The X), and is directed by Yoon Jong-bin (Nameless Gangster). … Continue reading

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Scott Adkins and Johnny Strong are ‘Sinners and Saints’

With a handful of projects currently under his belt – including the highly-anticipated, all-star martial arts extravaganza Triple Threat – Scott Adkins (Savage Dog, Hard Target 2, Eliminators, Close Range) is without doubt, one of the most active action stars in the business. … 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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Atomic Blonde | Blu-ray & DVD (Universal)

RELEASE DATE: November 14, 2017 Universal presents the Blu-ray & DVD for David Leitch’s Atomic Blonde (read our review), a thriller that can essentially be called “the female version of John Wick”. The movie was previously known as The Coldest City, the title of Antony Johnston’s 2012 … Continue reading

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Watch a suspenseful clip from Ryuhei Kitamura’s ‘Downrange’

When director Ryuhei Kitamura hit the scene in 2000 with his low budget zombie kung fu hybrid, Versus, critics were quick to announce the arrival of a new talent on the Japanese movie scene, and it was easy to see why. Versus had … Continue reading

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Hiyah! Martial Arts in the Action Movie Mainstream…

Martial arts film are near and dear to many people’s hearts. The focus on tightly scripted and choreographed fight scenes brings pure thrills and excitement to the screen, something most other genres can’t match. While action films are common they … 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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Jackie Chan is no ‘Foreigner’ to action in the New U.S. Trailer

Perhaps Jackie Chan (Police Story 2013) is taking a page from Liam Neeson’s playbook and realizing that, even at the ripe age of 62 years-old, there’s no reason he has to retire from a life of action. That would explain why … Continue reading

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Visual Entertainment releases 1983’s ‘The Last Ninja’ on DVD

More good news for ninja film buffs! Visual Entertainment has released the DVD for 1983’s The Last Ninja, starring Michael Beck (The Warriors), Nancy Kwan (Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story), Mako (The Big Brawl), Richard Lynch (Invasion U.S.A.), and Rob Narita (Ghost … Continue reading

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Manhunt (2017) Review

Director: John Woo Producer: Gordon Chan, John Woo Cast: Zhang Hanyu, Tao Okamoto, Hiroyuki Ikeuchi, Ji-won Ha, Jun Kunimura, Naoto Takenaka, Masaharu Fukuyama, Yasuaki Kurata, Angeles Wo, Stephy Qi Running Time: 106 min. By Matija Makotoichi Tomic When a director … Continue reading

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Tak Sakaguchi kills good in the new UK Trailer for ‘Re:Born’

Tak Sakaguchi rose to fame with the 2001 cult favorite Versus, a movie that managed to combine the low-budget charms of Evil Dead-like horror with blistering martial arts and gunplay. The actor later scored another cult hit with Battlefield Baseball, … Continue reading

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