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Dead or Alive Trilogy | Blu-ray (Arrow Video)

RELEASE DATE: March 14, 2017 Arrow Video will be releasing the Blu-ray for Takashi Miike’s Dead or Alive Trilogy. Beginning with an explosive, six-minute montage of sex, drugs and violence, and ending with a phallus-headed battle robot taking flight, this unforgettable trilogy features … Continue reading

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New Trailer for the ‘Raid’-esque Cambodian flick ‘Jailbreak’

A theatrical release for the Cambodian martial arts flick, Jailbreak, is right around the corner. Judging from what we’ve seen, we hate to describe it as a Raid-like action movie, but honestly, that’s pretty much what it is. And for the sake … Continue reading

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KG: Karate Girl | Blu-ray (Tokyo Shock)

RELEASE DATE: February 23, 2017 No CG! No Wires! No stuntman! Tokyo Shock presents the Blu-ray for Karate Girl, starring Rina Takeda (High Kick Girl!), as well as a cast that consists entirely of top-notch Japan and World Champions! A shy, hard-working high-school girl, Ayaka … Continue reading

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Challenge of the Lady Ninja (1983) Review

AKA: Chinese Super Ninja 2 Director: Lee Tso Nam Cast: Elsa Yeung Wai San, Chen Kuan Tai, Cho Kin, Kam Yin Fei, Kon Tak Mun, Peng Kang, Sit Hon, Sun Jung Chi, Robert Tai Chi Hsien, Yin Su Li, Lee Min-Bu, Ju … Continue reading

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Suddenly in the Dark | Blu-ray (Mondo Macabro)

RELEASE DATE: February 14, 2017 Mondo Macabro is proud to present this classic of Korean horror on Blu-ray for the first time anywhere in the world. The presentation has been restored from the best available elements from the Korean Film … Continue reading

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The Raid Collection | Blu-ray (Sony)

RELEASE DATE: February 28, 2017 On February 28, 2017, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment will be releasing Gareth Evans’ The Raid Collection on Blu-ray, which will contain both 2011’s The Raid and 2014’s The Raid 2. In The Raid, an elite swat … Continue reading

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New photos from the Louis Koo, Tony Jaa actioner ‘Paradox’

In addition to Gary Mak’s Makeshift Squad, which is being described as an Asian 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 high profile … Continue reading

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Railroad Tigers (2016) Review

AKA: Railway Asylum Director: Ding Sheng Cast: Jackie Chan, Xu Fan, Edison Huang, Nick Wang, Darren Wang, Yano Koji, Sang Ping, Wu Yonglun, Zhang Yishang, Jaycee Chan, Ikeuchi Hiroyuki, Asano Nagahide Running Time: 123 min. By Paul Bramhall The pairing of director … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from Cityonfire.com!

Wishing you a beautiful holiday and a New Year of peace and happiness! – From your friends at Cityonfire.com

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Deal on Fire! Vengeance of an Assassin | Blu-ray | Only $8.02 – Expires soon!

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

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The Black Dragon’s Revenge | Blu-ray & DVD (Film Detective)

RELEASE DATE: January 31, 2017 On, January 31, 2017, The Film Detective is unleashing The Black Dragon’s Revenge (aka The Death of Bruce Lee) on both Blu-ray and DVD. This cult classic – which has been restored into HD from the original camera negative … Continue reading

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Queen’s Ransom, A | aka International Assassin (1976) Review

Director: Ding Sin Saai Producer: Raymond Chow Cast: Jimmy Wang Yu, Angela Mao, George Lazenby, Ko Chun Hsiung, Tien Ni, Charles Heung, Cheung Pooi Saan, Dean Shek, Bolo Yeung, Peter Chan, Cheung Ging Boh, Chu Tiet Wo, Han Ying Chieh, … Continue reading

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Mifune: The Last Samurai | DVD (Strand Releasing)

RELEASE DATE: April 25, 2017 Mifune: The Last Samurai, a new documentary by Academy Award-winning filmmaker Steven Okazaki (Heroin: Cape Cod, USA), hits DVD on April 25, 2017. Mifune: The Last Samurai explores the accidental movie career of Toshiro Mifune, one of … Continue reading

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‘Ip Man 3’ star Danny Chan is back as a ‘Romantic Warrior’

Danny Chan, the actor mostly known for portraying Bruce Lee in both Legend of Bruce Lee and Ip Man 3 (not to mention the Bruce Lee-inspired goalie in Stephen Chow’s Shaolin Soccer), is back in Liu Xiaotong’s Romantic Warrior. With a title like Romantic … Continue reading

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‘Expendables 4’ will be exploding onto screens in 2018

Despite Expendables 3’s box office belly flop two years ago – possibly due to the film’s online leakage, according to Lionsgate – Sylvester Stallone has been secretly developing the 4th installment. After the fan backlash of Expendables 3’s PG-13 rating, Stallone stated … Continue reading

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Zombies, Giant Frogs & Hunchbacks: The Pinoy ‘Supergirl’

Living in Manila, the capital of the Philippines, always brings plenty of surprises, and so it was one evening in early November 2016, I received the following text message: “Hi everyone! 7pm tomorrow I am introducing a secret Makati screening … Continue reading

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Deal on Fire! The Toho Godzilla collection | Blu-ray | Only $7.99 – Expires soon!

Today’s Deal on Fire is the Blu-ray for The Toho Godzilla collection, which contains 1993’s Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla and 1994’s Godzilla vs. Space Godzilla. In Godzilla vs. Mechagodzilla, the United Nations assembles the ultimate weapon to defeat Godzilla, while scientists discover … Continue reading

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Contract to Kill (2016) Review

Director: Keoni Waxman Writer: Keoni Waxman Cast: Steven Seagal, Russell Wong, Jemma Dallender, Mircea Drambareanu, Sergiu Costache, Ghassan Bouz, Toma Danila, Andrei Stanciu, Camillo Aviles Running Time: 90 min. By Paul Bramhall Steven Seagal. What can you say? In 1990 he was … Continue reading

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1st Poster for Yuen Woo-ping’s ‘Miracle Fighters’ remake

Now that Yuen Woo-ping (True Legend) has finished duties on Ip Man 3 and Crouching Tiger, Hidden II, one of his next gigs is The Thousand Faces of Dunjia, a remake of Miracle Fighter, a supernatural kung fu film he directed … Continue reading

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Harrison Ford is back in the 1st Trailer for ‘Blade Runner 2049’

Filmmaker Denis Villeneuve (Sicario) will soon start shooting Blade Runner 2049 (aka Blade Runner 2), which has a theatrical release date set for October 6, 2017. This sequel to the ground-breaking 1982 science fiction classic, which will take place some years … Continue reading

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