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Sonny Chiba and Kinji Fukasaku’s ‘Doberman Cop’ hits Blu-ray

On June 27th, 2017, Arrow Video is releasing Kinji Fukasaku’s Doberman Cop on Blu-ray & DVD. Never before released on video outside of Japan, this 1977 thriller stars Shinichi “Sonny” Chiba as a Dirty Harry-type character. Read the official details below: Released just as the popularity … Continue reading

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Kim Jee-woon’s ‘Age of Shadows’ creeps onto Blu-ray in May

Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will releasing The Age of Shadows (read our review) on Blu-ray & DVD on May 2, 2017. The film is directed by Kim Jee-woon, the acclaimed filmmaker behind I Saw the Devil and A Bittersweet Life. Set in the late 1920s, the film … Continue reading

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Operation Mekong | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: June 6, 2017 Operation Mekong, a new actioner from director Dante Lam (Unbeatable), is exploding on Blu-ray & DVD, courtesy of Well Go USA. Operation Mekong stars Lam’s frequent collaborator Eddie Peng (Rise of the Legend), Zhang Han Yu (Special … Continue reading

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Trailer: Max Zhang vs. Anderson Silva in ‘Invincible Dragon’

Max Zhang – the rising star of The Grandmaster and Ip Man 3 – will once again appear alongside his SPL II co-star, Louis Koo (and again, in newly announced Greedy Wolf), in The Invincible Dragon. Formerly known as both Made in Kowloon and The … Continue reading

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Straw Dogs | Blu-ray & DVD (Criterion)

RELEASE DATE: June 27, 2017 On June 27, 2017, Criterion Collection is releasing a fully restored, 4K version of Straw Dogs, a film directed by the maestro of screen violence, Sam Peckinpah (Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia). This thrilling classic stars Dustin … Continue reading

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Herman Yau returns to Category III with ‘The Sleep Curse’

Considering that he’s gone all respectable with historical action pictures like The Legend is Born: Ip Man and The Woman Knight of Mirror Lake, it’s easy to forget that director Herman Yau (Taxi Hunter) got his start in the grimy, … Continue reading

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Sky on Fire | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: June 6, 2017 Hong Kong’s legendary action director, Ringo Lam, is back at it with Sky on Fire (read our review) his follow up to his 2015 “comeback” film, Wild City. Once again, Well Go USA is releasing Lam’s latest work … Continue reading

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Red Band Trailer has Hiroyuki Sanada running for his ‘Life’

An international space crew discovers life on Mars, but when they begin to conduct research on the alien organism, they soon realize that nobody can hear you scream when you’re in space… As you just read, Daniel Espinosa (Safe House) is doing the Alien thing … Continue reading

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Ugetsu | Blu-ray & DVD (Criterion Collection)

RELEASE DATE: June 6, 2017 Criterion Collection presents the Blu-ray & DVD for Kenji Mizoguchi’s Ugetsu. Read the film’s official details below. Having refined his craft in the silent era, Kenji Mizoguchi was an elder statesman of Japanese cinema—fiercely revered by Akira Kurosawa and … Continue reading

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Railroad Tigers | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: June 20, 2017 Well Go USA has announced the release of Jackie Chan’s Railroad Tigers (read our review) to Blu-ray and DVD on June 20, 2017. This period actioner reunites the legend with director Ding Sheng (Little Big Soldier, … Continue reading

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Kung Fu Zombies | DVD (Mill Creek Entertainment)

RELEASE DATE: May 16, 2017 On May 16th, Mill Creek Entertainment is unleashing Kung Fu Zombies, a new 2-disc compilation that includes 7 movies, which equals 10 hours of English-dubbed, non-stop deadly action. The Kung Fu Zombies set features stars such as Billy Chong (Kung … Continue reading

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Enter our ‘Three’ Blu-ray Contest!

Cityonfire.com and Well Go USA are giving away 3 Blu-ray copies of Three 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 a winner at random. Be … Continue reading

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Timo Tjahjanto’s ‘The Night Comes For Us’ is near…

Back in September 2014, pre-production for The Night Comes For Us – an anticipated action film by Indonesian director Timo Tjahjanto of the “Mo Brothers” directing duo (Macabre, Killers, Headshot) – was halted for unknown reasons. But now, according to Tjahjanto himself, The Night is definitely in full swing. The … Continue reading

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Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Blade Runner 2049’ just got Gaff’led

Filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (Sicario, Arrival) is currently putting finishing touches on Blade Runner 2049 (aka Blade Runner 2), which has a theatrical release date set for October 6, 2017. This sequel Ridley Scott’s ground-breaking 1982 science fiction classic, which will take place … Continue reading

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‘Everly’ helmer makes Steven Yeun a walking killer in ‘Mayhem’

Joe Lynch, the director of the underrated action flick, Everly, is back with Mayhem, a thriller that may serve as the perfect companion piece to the soon-to-be-released, The Belko Experiment, a Battle Royale-esque film where bloody rage also takes place in an office … Continue reading

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Michelle Yeoh, Tony Jaa and Dave Bautista join Max Zhang in Yuen Woo-ping’s ‘Cheung Tin-chi’ (aka ‘Ip Man 3’ spin-off)

Max Zhang – the rising star of The Grandmaster, S.P.L. II and Ip Man 3 – is headlining an unofficial Ip Man 3 spin-off directed by legendary martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping (Dance of the Drunken Mantis). Zhang will reprise his role … Continue reading

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Schwarzenegger is vengeful in the New Poster for ‘Aftermath’

After decades of muscle-bound bravado, Arnold Schwarzenegger (Maggie) still continues to pump out the goods in a consistent manner. In addition to a few upcoming films – Why We’re Killing Gunther, Viy 2: A Journey to China – as well as some in-development projects, … Continue reading

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Sammo Hung announces ‘The Return of Lucky Stars’

If you’re a fan of the legendary Sammo Hung (The Bodyguard), get ready to be happy. Hung’s new Shanghai-based film company, Sammo Hung Films, has announced The Return of Lucky Stars, an upcoming follow up to the classic Golden Harvest series that peaked … Continue reading

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‘The Raid’, ‘Ong-Bak’ and ‘Tai Chi’ stars unite in ‘Triple Threat’

Tony Jaa (Skin Trade), Tiger Chen (Man of Tai Chi) and Iko Uwais (The Raid 2, Headshot) will equally headline Triple Threat, an upcoming action film that’s best described as a martial arts-themed Expendables. The film was previously known as Makeshift Squad, and had filmmakers such … Continue reading

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Edgar Wright shows us fast and furious (without a computer)

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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