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Cyborg: Collector’s Edition | Blu-ray (Shout! Factory)

RELEASE DATE: January 30, 2018 On January 30th 2018, U.S. label Scream Factory (subsidiary to Shout! Factory) will release a Special Edition Blu-ray for Cyborg, a 1989 actioner from cult director Albert Pyun (The Sword and Sorcerer, Nemesis) that stars martial arts sensation Jean-Claude Van Damme … Continue reading

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Fists, the Kicks and the Evil, The (1978) Review

AKA: Fists, Kicks and the Evils Director: To Lo Po Cast: Bruce Leung Siu Lung, Philip Ko Fei, Bolo Yeung Tze, Chiang Cheng, Ku Feng, Lau Hok Nin, Ma Chao, Chan Lau, Lin Ke Ming, Kei Ho Chiu, Ricky Wong … Continue reading

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Michael Dudikoff’s ‘Nam’ Double Feature headed for Blu-ray

Kino Lorber continues their wave of Michael Dudikoff (American Ninja) classics with a Blu-ray Double Feature release for Aaron Norris’ Platoon Leader (1988) and Louis Morneau’s Soldier Boyz (1995), which hits retailers on December 12th. In Platoon Leader, a young officer, just out of West Point is sent … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Last Supper | Blu-ray | Only $7.49 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for The Last Supper, directed by Lu Chuan (Founding of the Party). During the tumultuous last days of the Qin dynasty, the commander of the era’s most powerful army recognizes great potential in an … Continue reading

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‘Raid’ stars kick alien a$$ in ‘Beyond Skyline’ this December

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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The New Trailer for ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ has arrived

The newest Trailer for Rian Johnson’s (Looper) Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now online (see below). The film is the follow up to J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which itself was the official continuation of the original Star Wars trilogy created by George … Continue reading

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Acts of Vengeance | aka Stoic (2017) Review

Director: Isaac Florentine Writer: Matt Venne Cast: Antonio Banderas, Cristina Serafini, Atanas Srebrev, Karl Urban, David Sakurai, Paz Vega, Robert Forster, Mark Rhino Smith, Isaac Florentine Running Time: 85 min. By Paul Bramhall Ever since Liam Neeson took that fateful … Continue reading

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Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker in high gear for ‘Rush Hour 4’?

For the last several years, both Jackie Chan and Chris Tucker (Rush Hour 1-3) have kept the possibility of a Rush Hour 4 in the air. But now, the 4th installment of the successful action comedy is a lot closer to reality than ever. Just … Continue reading

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Director Jesse V. Johnson wants Scott Adkins to ‘Pay Up’

As fellow COF writer Paul Bramhall points out in his recent review for Savage Dog, action filmmaker Jesse V. Johnson (The Last Sentinel) seems to have found a new muse in the form of martial arts sensation Scott Adkins (Eliminators). The … Continue reading

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Hwang Dong-Hyuk’s ‘Fortress’ secures a U.S. release date

From the acclaimed filmmaker behind Silenced and Miss Granny comes The Fortress (aka Namhansanseong), the newest feature from South Korean director Hwang Dong-Hyuk (My Father). Based on the novel by Kim Hoon, this epic thriller stars Lee Byung-Hun (Master), Kim Yun-Seok (The Chaser) and Park Hae-Il … Continue reading

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Bluebeard (2017) Review

Director: Lee So-Youn Producer: Choi Jae-Won Cast: Cho Jin-Woong, Shin Goo Kim, Dae-Myung, Lee Chung-Ah, Song Young-Chang, Yoon Se-Ah Running Time: 117 min. By Kyle Warner In recent years, serial killer thrillers have fallen out of favor in Hollywood. The … Continue reading

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Acts of Vengeance | Blu-ray & DVD (Lionsgate)

Director Issac Florentine (Close Range, The Shepherd: Border Patrol) will soon unleash Acts of Vengeance (aka Stoic), an action thriller starring starring Antonio Banderas (Expendables 3, Desperado), Paz Vega (Cat Run, Sex and Lucia) and Karl Urban (Dredd, Star Trek Beyond). In Acts of Vengeance (read our … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Rush Hour Trilogy | Blu-ray | Only $15.47 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray set for Warner Bros’ Rush Hour Trilogy. This set includes Rush Hour 1-3, plus a bonus disc with a brand new featurette documentary titled Brett & Jackie: A Look Back at Rush Hour. Additionally, this all new, … Continue reading

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Ultimate Justice (2017) Review

Director: Martin Christopher Bode Writer: Marco Theiss, Mike Leeder Cast: Mark Dacascos, Brandon Rhea, Matthias Hues, Mike Möller, Mike Leeder, Wolfgang Riehm, Martin Baden, Henry Muller, Verena Konietschke, Bartholomäus Kowalski, Yazmeen Baker, Gerrit Grass, Mathis Landwehr Running Time: 93 min. … Continue reading

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Sho Kosugi and JCVD’s ‘Black Eagle’ to land on Blu-ray

The MVD Entertainment Group/Rewind Collection have announced an upcoming Blu-ray release for Black Eagle, a 1988 actioner starring Sho Kosugi (9 Deaths of the Ninja) and Jean-Claude Van Damme (Kill ’em All). The film is directed by cult director Eric … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Chapman To’s artsy Karate film ‘Empty Hands’

Hong Kong actor Chapman To (Infernal Affairs, Men Suddenly in Black) is the director of The Empty Hands (previously known as simply Karate), an upcoming martial arts-themed film that will be led by singer turned actress, Stephy Tang (Let’s Go). According to SD, the film tells the story … Continue reading

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Game Changer, The (2017) Review

The Game Changer | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA) Director: Gao Xixi Cast: Peter Ho, Huang Zitao, Guli Nazha, Wang Xueqi, Choo Ja-hyun, Jack Kao, Long Meizi Running Time: 133 min. By Paul Bramhall The 1980 TVB gangster series The … Continue reading

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‘Friend’ helmer no longer friendly with ‘Resurrected Victims’

Kwak Kyung-Taek, the acclaimed South Korean director of Friend and Friend 2 is back with a not-so-friendly movie RV: Resurrected Victims. In the near future, murder victims have begun coming back to life with the sole purpose of avenging their deaths. Jin-hong (The … Continue reading

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A look at Juno Mak’s gangster flick ‘Sons of the Neon Night’

Juno Mak (Dream Home), the actor/director of 2013’s Rigor Mortis, is putting his finishing touches on Sons of the Neon Night, an upcoming gangster epic with an all-star cast that includes Louis Koo (Three), Takeshi Kaneshiro (Wu Xia), Ritchie Ren (Trivisa), Tony Leung Ka Fai (League of Gods), … Continue reading

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David Carradine’s ‘Kung Fu’ to get a female-led series reboot

David Carradine’s classic TV show Kung Fu ( 1972-1975) is getting female-centric reboot/sequel. A pilot, produced by Greg Berlanti (Legends of Tomorrow) and written by Wendy Mericle (Arrow), has been ordered from the martial masters at Fox. According to Deadline: The new Kung Fu follows the … Continue reading

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