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Things will heat up again in a sequel to ‘Out of the Inferno’

The sequel thermometer continues to heat up with the newly announced follow up to the 2013 disaster film, Out of the Inferno (via AFS). The first movie – directed by the Pang Brothers (Bangkok Dangerous) – involved the heroic efforts of two brothers who … Continue reading

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Steven Seagal 8-Movie Collection | DVD (Sony)

RELEASE DATE: February 7, 2017 On February 7, 2017, Sony is releasing this 8-Movie Steven Seagal Collection on DVD. Sorry, no theatrical classics like Above the Law, Out for Justice, Under Siege or Exit Wounds to be found, but depending on your taste, this … Continue reading

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Blind Fury | Blu-ray (Mill Creek Entertainment)

RELEASE DATE: 2017 Later this year, Mill Creek Entertainment will be releasing the Blu-ray for Blind Fury, a 1989 cult classic directed by Phillip Noyce (Dead Calm, Salt) and starring Rutger Hauer (The Hitcher), Terry O’Quinn (The Stepfather), Nick Cassavetes … Continue reading

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James Cameron and ‘Deadpool’ helmer to reboot ‘Terminator’

Despite backlash and lukewarm domestic box office returns, 2015’s Terminator Genisys performed well in international markets. In fact, here’s a tidbit you probably weren’t aware of: Terminator Genisys is the second-highest grossing film of the entire franchise (behind only T2: Judgment Day) on a global scale. … Continue reading

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Today’s forecast hints that another ‘White Storm’ is brewing

In the mood for another storm? In addition to the recently announced L-Storm (third follow up to Z-Storm and S-Storm), the other storm franchise is continuing its story. According to AFS, a sequel to 2013’s The White Storm (aka The Cartel War) has been officially announced. … Continue reading

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New Korean one-sheet for ‘xXx: The Return of Xander Cage’

A third xXx sequel, titled xXx: The Return of Xander Cage (read our review), hits theaters today. This new xXx film, directed by DJ Caruso (The Salton Sea), sees Vin Diesel reprising the role of Xander, the extreme sports-lovin’ secret agent who likes his Mountain … Continue reading

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

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for Jackie Chan’s Skiptrace, an action comedy directed by Renny Harlin (Die Hard 2). For years, by-the-book Hong Kong detective Benny Chan (Chan) has tried to avenge his partner’s murder at the hands of … Continue reading

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Enter our ‘Beyond Redemption’ Blu-ray Contest! – WINNERS ANNOUNCED!

Cityonfire.com and Well Go USA are giving away 3 Blu-ray copies of Beyond Redemption 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 … Continue reading

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Tak Sakaguchi goes ballistic in the new trailer for ‘Re:Born’!

Tak Sakaguchi rose to fame with the 2001 cult favorite Versus, a movie that managed to combine the low-budget charms of Evil Dead-like horror with blistering martial arts and gunplay. The actor later scored another cult hit with Battlefield Baseball, … Continue reading

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Tiger of Northland (1976) Review

Director: Peng Chang-Kuei  Writer: Peng Chang-Kuei  Cast: Park Jong-kuk, Maria Yi Yi, Anthony Lau Wing, Lydia Shum Tin Ha, Ko Keung, Yeung Wai, Wu Jiaxiang, Bruce Lai, Tony Leung Siu-Hung, Sammo Hung Kam Bo Running Time: 98 min. By Paul Bramhall After … Continue reading

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Jackie Chan’s ‘Kung Fu Yoga’ gets a U.S. release in January

Jackie Chan is reuniting with noted Hong Kong director Stanley Tong (Rumble in the Bronx) for an upcoming action comedy titled Kung Fu Yoga (read our review), which will be getting a theatrical release on January 27, 2017, courtesy of Well Go … Continue reading

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Tampopo | Blu-ray & DVD (Criterion)

RELEASE DATE: April 25, 2017 The Criterion Collection announced today that it plans to bring Juzo Itami’s Tampopo to DVD and Blu-ray on April 25, 2017. Starring Nobuko Miyamoto (A Taxing Woman), Tsutomu Yamazaki (Departures), Koji Yakusho (The World of Kanako), Rikiya … Continue reading

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Kiju Yoshida: Love + Anarchism | Blu-ray & DVD (Arrow Video)

RELEASE DATE: April 11, 2017 Back in November 2015, Arrow Video released Kiju Yoshida: Love + Anarchism Blu-ray & DVD Boxed set in the UK, but now, the company is finally bringing the set to the U.S. for a April 11, … Continue reading

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First Trailer for John Woo’s highly-anticipated ‘Manhunt’

John Woo, the man behind action classics such as A Better Tomorrow, The Killer, Bullet in the Head and Hard Boiled, is finally making a return to the genre that made him an internationally acclaimed director. After years making Hollywood … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Heroic Ones | Blu-ray | Only $6.50 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for 1970’s The Heroic Ones, directed by Shaw Brothers filmmaker, Chang Cheh (Chinatown Kid), aka “The Godfather of Hong Kong Cinema.” Led by patriarch Li Ke Yung, a powerful warrior in his own right, … Continue reading

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The History of Chinese Martial Arts Film: The 7 Essential Titles

List-making is an interesting but challenging exercise in distillation, especially when you’re whittling down the history of an entire genre to just a handful of movies. Obviously, the following is not a comprehensive “best of” list: it overlooks many directors and performers … Continue reading

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Wolf Guy | Blu-ray & DVD (Arrow Video)

RELEASE DATE: April 4th, 2017 On April 4th, 2017, Arrow Video will be releasing the Blu-ray & DVD for 1975’s Wolf Guy (aka Wolfguy: Enraged Lycanthrope), a multi-genre flick directed by Kazuhiko Yamaguchi (Sister Street Fighter: Hanging by a Thread) and starring the one, … Continue reading

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Max Zhang and UFC’s Anderson Silva are ‘Made in Kowloon’

Max Zhang – the rising star of The Grandmaster and Ip Man 3 – will once again appear alongside his SPL II co-star, Louis Koo (Wild City), in Made in Kowloon (aka The Man with the Dragon Tattoo), an upcoming action thriller … Continue reading

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Teaser Poster for Max Zhang’s ‘Ip Man 3’ spin-off

Max Zhang – the rising star of The Grandmaster, S.P.L. II and Ip Man 3 – will headline an unofficial Ip Man 3 spin-off directed by legendary martial arts choreographer Yuen Woo-ping (Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon: Sword of Destiny). Zhang will … Continue reading

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David Lam is preparing another storm with ‘L-Storm’

Veteran Hong Kong director David Lam (Street Angels) is once again firing up another storm in L-Storm, the sequel to 2016’s S-Storm and 2014’s Z-Storm. The first two films followed the predicaments of William Luk Che Lim (Louis Koo), a lead investigator in the ICAC unit (Independent Commission … Continue reading

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