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First image from ‘The Raid’ helmer’s revenge thriller ‘Apostle’

While we’re all anxiously waiting for a possible The Raid 3, Gareth Evans (Merantau), the creator of The Raid franchise is currently hard at work on latest film, Apostle, which will premiere on Netflix in 2018. Apostle follows a man who travels to a remote island … Continue reading

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Seijun Suzuki’s Taisho Trilogy | Blu-ray & DVD (Arrow)

RELEASE DATE: July 4, 2017 On July 4th, Arrow Academy will be releasing Seijun Suzuki’s The Taisho Trilogy, which will include the following three films: Zigeunerweisen, Kageroza and Yumeji. Read the full details below. After over a decade in the wilderness following his firing from … Continue reading

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‘Taken’ helmer is making a female ‘John Wick’ movie

Charlize Theron’s Atomic Blonde better brace herself, because there’s another unstoppable killer on the way. Pierre Morel, the director of 2008’s Taken, is tackling Peppermint, an upcoming female-centric actioner. According to THR, Peppermint is a revenge story centering on a young mother who finds herself … Continue reading

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Mifune: The Last Samurai (2016) Review

Director: Steven Okazaki Writer: Stuart Galbraith IV, Steven Okazaki Cast: Keanu Reeves, Yoshio Tsuchiya, Martin Scorsese, Steven Spielberg, Koji Yakusho, Sadao Nakajima, Kyoko Kagawa Running Time: 80 min. By Kyle Warner “The ordinary Japanese actor might need ten feet of … Continue reading

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New Trailer for Jackie Chan-produced sci-fi thriller ‘Reset’

Director Yoon Hong-seung (The Target) is joining forces with Jackie Chan for an upcoming Korean/Chinese production titled Reset. This time around, Chan is behind the scenes as producer and will not be appearing in the film. According to AV, Reset is … Continue reading

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Guns, bullets and death prevail in the New ‘Dark Tower’ Trailer

In a writing career that stretches over fifty novels, hundreds of short stories, and over forty years, Stephen King considers The Dark Tower to be his magnum opus. The dark fantasy series which involves western gunslingers and demonic villains takes … Continue reading

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R. Marcos Taylor and Don ‘The Dragon’ Wilson are ‘Paying’

Kickboxing legend Don “The Dragon” Wilson (Bloodfist) has re-teamed with Martial Arts Kid director Michael Baumgarten in Paying Mr. McGetty, an upcoming action-comedy starring R. Marcos Taylor (“Suge Knight” in Straight Outta Compton, Luke Cage). After a night of drinking and gambling, Tyrell (Taylor) is … Continue reading

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Wesley Snipes takes on an alien attack in ‘The Recall’

Looks like Iko Uwais (The Raid) and Frank Grillo (The Raid remake) aren’t the only action stars who’ll be battling extraterrestrial lifeforms (i.e. Beyond Skyline). Wesley Snipes (Passenger 57) is teaming up with R.J. Mitte (Breaking Bad) in The Recall, an upcoming sci-fi thriller from director Mauro Borrelli … Continue reading

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Erik Matti’s Filipino crime saga continues with ‘On the Job 2’

Although he’s currently hard-at-work with the much hyped martial arts action movie Buy Bust, director Erik Matti is now moving onto pre-production stage with the long-talked-about sequel (along with a mini-series) to his critically acclaimed crime thriller On the Job (via DiP). … Continue reading

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Sleepless (2017) Review

Director: Baran bo Odar Writer: Andrea Berloff Producer: Roy Lee, Adam Stone Cast: Jamie Foxx, Michelle Monaghan, Dermot Mulroney, David Harbour, T.I., Gabrielle Union, Scoot McNairy Running Time: 95 min. By Ningen Jamie Foxx plays Vincent Downs, a cop with … Continue reading

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JCVD and Daniel Bernhardt ‘Kill ‘em All’ in the New Trailer

The two leading stars of Bloodsport and its sequels will soon be sharing the screen together in a scenario we haven’t seen since Jimmy Wang Yu and David Chiang joined their ‘one arms’ together in The One Armed Swordsmen. Jean-Claude Van Damme (Double Impact) is starring along side Peter … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Four | Blu-ray | Only $9.99 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Well Go USA’s The Four, a wuxia film from director Gordon Chan (Fist of Legend) starring Deng Chao (The Mermaid), Ronald Cheng (Full Strike), Collin Chou (Special ID), and Crystal Liu (White Vengeance). A government … Continue reading

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Bruce Lee’s ‘Longstreet’ TV series to hit DVD later this year

North American distributers, Visual Entertainment, has announced the upcoming DVD release of Longstreet, a semi-obscure ABC TV series that aired in 1971-72. Longstreet follows the adventures of Mike Longstreet (James Franciscus), a blind insurance investigator who’s on a mission to … 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 the all-star martial arts actioner ‘Death Fighter’

“Eye for an eye. Soul for a soul” – That’s the tagline for Death Fighter (aka White Tiger), an upcoming martial arts movie starring Matt Mullins (Mortal Kombat: Legacy), Cynthia Rothrock (Yes, Madam), Don “The Dragon” Wilson (Martial Arts Kid) and the late Joe Lewis … Continue reading

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Mystery of Chess Boxing | aka Ninja Checkmate (1979) Review

AKA: Double Chained Horses Director: Joseph Kuo Writer: Joseph Kuo Cast: Lee Yi Min, Mark Long, Jack Long, Jeanie Chang, Siu Foo Dau, Simon Yuen, Ricky Cheng, Wong Chi Sang, Wong Wing Sang, Mau Ging Shun Running Time: 90 min. … 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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Racial tensions reach a boiling point in Justin Chon’s ‘Gook’

Justin Chon (Revenge of the Green Dragons) writes, directs and stars in Gook, an upcoming thriller that examines the relationships between Korean and African American communities set around the 1992 L.A. Riots. Eli (Chon) and Daniel (David So) are two Korean American … Continue reading

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Diamond Cartel | DVD (Cleopatra Entertainment)

RELEASE DATE: August 8, 2017 Salamat Mukhammed-Ali’s Diamond Cartel (read our review), a Kazakhstan-produced action film, will finally be seeing a DVD release on August 8th, 2017 (or you can watch it right now, via Amazon Video). In addition, the film’s soundtrack, which promises “a unique … Continue reading

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McG drops out, ‘Batman’ screenwriter joins ‘He-Man’

Despite years in development hell, Sony Pictures is still keen on bringing Masters of the Universe (aka He-Man) back to the big screen. In fact, they already have a release date in mind: December 18, 2019. The latest news (via EW) is that the … Continue reading

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