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Deal on Fire! Ninja III: The Domination | Blu-ray | Only $9.97 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for 1984’s Ninja III: The Domination, directed by Sam Firstenberg (American Ninja). This 3rd sequel to Enter the Ninja and Revenge of the Ninja teams Lucinda Dickey (Breakin’) with the legendary Sho Kosugi (9 … Continue reading

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Iron Protector | aka Super Bodyguard | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)

RELEASE DATE: September 5, 2017 On September 5, 2017, Well Go USA is releasing the Blu-ray & DVD for Iron Protector, which is better known as Super Bodyguard (Well Go USA most likely changed its title to avoid confusion with Sammo Hung’s The … Continue reading

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‘Ju-on’ (aka ‘The Grudge’) is getting a reboot of the remake…

Producer Roy Lee is back with more Asian remake antics with a reboot of Takashi Shimizu’s The Grudge (2004), which itself was a remake of Shimizu’s own Japanese horror film, Ju-on: The Grudge (2002). Lee is responsible for producing English language remakes of … Continue reading

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Fist of Unicorn | aka Bruce Lee and I (1973) Review

AKA: The Unicorn Palm Director: Tang Ti Cast: Unicorn Chan, Meng Hoi, Gam Dai, Kitty Meng Chui, Yasuaki Kurata, Wang In Sik, Tong Dik, Mars, Lily Chen, Tina Chin, Chow Siu Loi, Goo Man Chung, Alexander Grand, Tai Yee Ha, Tong … Continue reading

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Well Go USA is talkin’ to Song Kang-Ho’s ‘Taxi Driver’

South Korean superstar, Song Kang-Ho (The Age of Shadows, Snowpiercer), is back in A Taxi Driver, an upcoming film from director Jang Hun (The Front Line) that Well Go USA is releasing to theaters on August 11th. No, it’s not a remake of the 1976 Martin Scorsese classic … Continue reading

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Takeshi Kitano returns for Round 3 in ‘Outrage: Final Chapter’

Takeshi Kitano (Mozu: The Movie) is back for another dose of Yakuza brutality (the first film did for dental offices what Jaws did for the beach) in Outrage: Final Chapter (aka Outrage 3 or Outrage Saishusho), the follow up to Outrage and Beyond Outrage. Once again, Kitano is writing, directing … Continue reading

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JeeJa Yanin kicks in with Tony Leung for ‘Europe Raiders’

If you’re fan of Tokyo Raiders (2000) and its sequel, Seoul Raiders ( 2005), then get your stylish gadgets ready for Europe Raiders, which is once again directed by Jingle Ma (Silver Hawk). It should also be mentioned that this 3rd entry of … Continue reading

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A Korean language remake of ‘Drug War’ is brewing

In addition to the English language remake of Drug War in development (read about it here), South Korea will also have their own version of the 2012 Johnnie To film of the same name. The Korean remake will star Cho Jin-woong (A Hard … Continue reading

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New Poster for the Louis Koo, Tony Jaa actioner ‘Paradox’

In addition to Jesse V. Johnson’s Triple Threat (and possibly APES), which is being described as an martial arts Expendables-type flick starring Tony Jaa (Skin Trade), Angelababy (Mojin: The Lost Legend), Tiger Chen (Man of Tai Chi) and Iko Uwais (The Raid 2), there’s another … Continue reading

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Blood flows in the New Trailer ‘Brotherhood of Blades 2’

Lu Yang is getting ready for more slicin’ and dicin’ in Brotherhood of Blades 2, the follow up to the filmmaker’s 2014 wuxia actioner, Brotherhood of Blades. The sequel will get a theatrical release domestically on August 11th, 2017. In Brotherhood … Continue reading

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Okja (2017) Review

Director: Bong Joon-ho Writer: Bong Joon-ho, Jon Ronson Cast: Tilda Swinton, Paul Dano, Ahn Seo-hyun, Byun Hee-bong, Steven Yeun, Lily Collins, Yoon Je-moon, Shirley Henderson, Daniel Henshall, Devon Bostick, Choi Woo-shik, Giancarlo Esposito, Jake Gyllenhaal Running Time: 120 min.  By … Continue reading

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Are Tiger Chen, Max Zhang, Iko Uwais and Tony Jaa ‘APES’?

There’s another Expendables-ish Asian action film in the works – not to be confused with Jesse V. Johnson’s upoming actioner Triple Threat (aka The Makeshift Squad) – titled Asia Pacific Elimination Service (or A.P.E.S.). Earlier this year at Filmart (via THR), the $12 … Continue reading

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The ruthless baddies from ‘Headshot’ are now ‘Buffalo Boys’

Mike Wiluan – producer of Macabre, Headshot and the upcoming Beyond Skyline – is taking a stab at directing with Buffalo Boys, an upcoming actioner he’s also writing. Very little is known about the project, but given the consistent output from Indonesian cinema (i.e. Merantau, Macabre, The Raid, … Continue reading

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‘Ip Man 3’ star Max Zhang is Jeff Lau’s ‘Heavyweight Assassin’

Veteran Hong Kong director/writer Jeff Lau (Treasure Hunt) is currently shooting Heavyweight Assassin, a martial arts film starring Max Zhang (SPL 2), Ada Choi (Fist of Legend), Andy On (Outcast) and Hung Yan Yan (Double Team), who is also handling the film’s … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Ryoo Seung-wan’s ‘Battleship Island’

After his smash hit Veteran, Ryoo Seung-wan is now preparing to release Battleship Island, a big budget action thriller. The upcoming film, set on Hashima Island in Japan, will revolve around the story of Korean laborers force to work by the … Continue reading

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Reset | aka Fatality Rate: Reset (2017) Review

Director: Yoon Hong-seung Writer: Zha Muchun Producer: Jackie Chan Cast: Yang Mi, Wallace Huo, King Shih-Chieh, Liu Chang, Hummer Zhang, Anita Wang, Zhao Shuting Running Time: 106 min. By Paul Bramhall While Mainland Chinese blockbusters continue to grow in budget … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Dragon Blade | Blu-ray | Only $7.88 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Daniel Lee’s Dragon Blade (read our review), an action/adventure period flick starring Jackie Chan (Police Story 2013), Adrien Brody (The Pianist) and John Cusack (Love & Mercy). When corrupt Roman leader Tiberius arrives with a giant … Continue reading

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Takashi Miike and Sammo Hung to team up for action?

Acclaimed director Takashi Miike (Dead or Alive, Ley Lines), one of the hardest-working filmmakers from Japan – and the legendary Sammo Hung (The Bodyguard), one of the hardest-working figures in Hong Kong cinema – are joining forces for an action comedy in 2018. According to AFS, the … Continue reading

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Fabricated City (2017) Review

Director: Park Kwang-Hyun Writer: Park Kwang-Hyun, Oh Sang-Ho Cast: Ji Chang-Wook, Shim Eun-Kyung, Oh Jung-Se, Ahn Jae-Hong, Kim Sang-Ho, Kim Ki-Cheon, Kim Min-Kyo, Lee Honey, Kim Ho-Jung, Lee Soon-Won, Kim Seul-Gi By Paul Bramhall While on the surface it may … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! Wolf Warrior | Blu-ray | Only $9.99 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Special Force: Wolf Warrior (aka Wolf War, Wolf or Warg) an action/martial arts flick directed by, and starring Wu Jing (SPL, SPL 2). The film (read our review) also stars Scott Adkins (Universal Soldier: Day of Reckoning), … Continue reading

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