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Franco Nero to raise hell on racist bastards in ‘Django Lives!’

Three years ago, it was announced that Django Lives!, a sequel to 1966’s Django, was in the works. Originally, Joe D’Augustine (One Night with You) was attached as director, but now duties have shifted to filmmaker Christian Alvart (Pandorum), off a screenplay by John Sayles … Continue reading

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Martin Scorsese’s ‘The Irishman’ won’t be like ‘Goodfellas’

Martin Scorsese’s (The Departed) upcoming Robert De Niro/Al Pacino mob picture, The Irishman, will finally start production in August of this year, with a Netflix release date pending in 2019. According to Deadline, The Irishman has been adapted for the screen by one of the best … Continue reading

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Deadly Breaking Sword, The (1979) Review

Director: Sun Chung Writer: Ni Kuang Cast: Ti Lung, Alexander Fu Sheng, Shih Szu, Ku Feng, Chan Wai Man, Lily Li Li Li, Ngaai Fei, Chan Shen, Kara Hui, Ha Ping, Alan Chan, Cheung Gwok, Chow Kin Ping, Gam Tin Chue, Hung Ling … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Vengeance of an Assassin | Blu-ray | Only $9.64 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Vengeance of an Assassin (read our review) from the late Panna Rittikrai, the director behind fan favorites like Born to Fight and BKO. This time around, Rittikrai is teaming back up with his Born … Continue reading

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New illustrated Poster for Edgar Wright’s ‘Baby Driver’

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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Gordon Chan’s ‘God of War’ hits U.S. theaters on June 2nd

Gordon Chan (Thunderbolt) is once again bringing the battle to the screen with God of War, a period actioner that stars Sammo Hung (14 Blades) and Vincent Zhao (The White Haired Witch of Lunar Kingdom). During the 16th century, pirates rule the … Continue reading

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Enter the Warrior’s Gate | Blu-ray & DVD (Lionsgate)

RELEASE DATE: June 6, 2017 Matthias Hoene’s (Cockneys vs Zombies) Enter the Warrior’s Gate (aka Warrior’s Gate), a French-Chinese co-production written by Luc Besson (Lucy), will be released on Blu-ray & DVD 0n June 6th, 2017. After a mysterious chest opens a gateway through … Continue reading

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Jailbreak (2017) Review

Director: Jimmy Henderson Writer: Jimmy Henderson, Michael Hodgson Cast: Jean-Paul Ly, Dara Our, Tharoth Sam, Céline Tran, Savin Phillip, Dara Phang, Sisowath Siriwudd, Laurent Plancel, Rous Mony, Sok Visal, Georgina Tan Running Time: 92 min. By Matija Makotoichi Tomic Following … Continue reading

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New ‘Atomic Blonde’ Poster promises an epic fight scene

David Leitch, co-director of John Wick, is getting ready to ignite Atomic Blonde, an upcoming 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 graphic novel, from which the film was based. … Continue reading

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Leon Lai directs his first action movie in ‘Wine War’

Over ten years ago, Hong Kong megastar Leon Lai (A Hero Never Dies, Fallen Angels) made his directorial debut in the 2006 musical, A Melody Looking. Now, Lai is back in the director’s chair for something a little bit different: Action! When … Continue reading

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Teaser for China’s Live-action adaptation of ‘Contra’

A live-action Chinese film adaptation of Konami’s 1987 arcade hit, Contra (aka Kontora or Gryzor), is in the works. The film will be produced by Wei Nan (Soul Transfer Station) and backed by Beijing Starlit Movie and TV Culture. The highly popular video game involved … Continue reading

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Head to Head: Seagal vs JCVD Collection | DVD (Mill Creek)

RELEASE DATE: June 6, 2017 Mill Creek Entertainment presents Head to Head: The Seagal vs JCVD Collection, featuring 8 movies on 2 DVDs. In the Muscles from Brussels’ corner, we have 1996’s Maximum Risk (read our review), 1999’s Universal Soldier: The Return (read … Continue reading

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Shekhar Kapur to direct official Bruce Lee biopic ‘Little Dragon’

Filmmaker Shekhar Kapur, who helmed Elizabeth (1998) and New York, I Love You (2008), will be directing/co-writing Little Dragon, an official, authorized biopic of martial arts legend Bruce Lee, which will be produced/co-written by Bruce Lee Entertainment, a company operated by Lee’s daughter Shannon … Continue reading

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Doug Liman’s ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ sequel gets a title

Director Doug Liman (The Bourne Identity) is currently working on the development of Live Die Repeat and Repeat, the sequel to his 2014 sci-fi action film, Edge of Tomorrow. Both Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt will be reprising their roles from the first film. On board as the … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Denis Villeneuve’s ‘Blade Runner 2049’

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 to Ridley Scott’s ground-breaking 1982 science fiction classic, which will take … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story | Blu-ray | Only $7.69 – Expires soon!

If you think we’re cashing in on the latest news about that new Bruce Lee biopic, you’re right. Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for 1993’s Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story, directed by Rob Cohen (The Fast and the Furious). … Continue reading

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Top 5 Greatest Action Entrances in Asian Cinema

Perhaps more than any other genre, making a good first impression in an action movie is paramount. Sure there can be some characterisation, plot setup etc. beforehand, but when that first action scene hits, it has to count. Because let’s … Continue reading

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Mrs K (2016) Review

Director: Ho Yuhang Writer: Ho Yuhang, Chan Wai Keung Cast: Kara Hui, Simon Yam, Wu Bai, Faizal Hussein, Kirk Wong, Fruit Chan, Li Xuan Siow Running Time: 90 min. By Martin Sandison For me, one of the big draws of this year’s Udine Far East Film Festival … Continue reading

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Missing in Action: Collector’s Edition | Blu-ray (Shout! Factory)

RELEASE DATE: August 15, 2017 The war isn’t over until James Braddock brings back our POWs! On August 15, 2017, Shout! Factory is releasing the Missing in Action: Collector’s Edition Blu-ray, starring the one, the only Chuck Norris (Code of … Continue reading

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Eddie Peng sets the screen on fire in Derek Kwok’s ‘WuKong’

Within just a few years, Derek Kwok (As the Lights Goes Out) firmly established himself as one of Hong Kong’s hottest directors. His last feature Full Strike, was a co-directorial effort just like his previous films, Gallants and Journey to the West… … Continue reading

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