"Predator 3D" Packaging
RELEASE DATE: 2013
Fox presents the Blu-ray + Blu-ray 3D & DVD for Predator 3D, starring Arnold Schwarzenegger. A team of commandos, on a mission in a Central American jungle, find themselves hunted by an extra-terrestrial warrior. This limited-edition gift set, which includes an exclusive keepsake sculpture with removable mask, celebrates the arrival of John McTiernan’s Predator on Blu-ray 3D™ — plus the 2D Blu-ray™ and DVD versions of the movie, along with hours of out-of-this-world extras!
Stay tuned for pre-order information.
"Serpico" Japanese Theatrical Poster
RELEASE DATE: December 3, 2013
Warner Bros. presents the Blu-ray for 1973’s Serpico, directed by Sidney Lumet (Dog Day Afternoon) and starring Al Pacino. Officer Frank Serpico (Pacino) refuses to take bribes like his fellow officers. He then becomes determined to expose the corruption within his department. Serpico’s information triggers an independent investigation by the Knapp Commission, but also make him a marked man.
The Guillotines | Blu-ray & DVD (Well Go USA)
Cityonfire.com and Well Go USA are giving away 3 Blu-ray copies of The Guillotines to three lucky Cityonfire visitors. To enter, simply add a comment to this post telling us what your favorite “martial arts movie death scene” is, along with a brief explanation of why it’s your favorite. We will be selecting three winners at random. Be sure to include your email address in the appropriate field so we can contact you for your home address. Additionally, you must ‘Like Us‘ on cityonfire.com’s Facebook by clicking here.
The Blu-ray & DVD for The Guillotines will be officially released on August 13, 2013. We will announce the 3 lucky winners on August 9th and ship out the prizes immediately.
CONTEST DISCLAIMER: You must enter by August 8th to qualify. Also, because Well Go USA holds the film’s U.S. rights, only U.S. residents may enter the contest. We sincerely apologize to our non-U.S. visitors.
WINNERS: Congratulations to James Lohmann, Rosemary Dixon and Prodigal_Son. You have all been notified via email. If you didn’t win, better luck next time!
"Extraction" Promotional Poster
Jon Foo – the martial arts star of Tekken and Bangkok Revenge – returns in Extraction, the first feature film to premiere on Crackle.com. The upcoming action thriller also stars Danny Glover (Predator 2), Vinnie Jones (Snatch), Joanne Kelly, Sean Astin (Lord of the Rings) and Falk Hentschel. Extraction is directed by Tony Giglio, who is best known for directing Jason Statham in Chaos.
Here’s the official plot: Extraction follows a U.S. Black Ops team member (Foo) who finds himself the only survivor of a botched prisoner extraction mission. Forced to fight his way out of a maximum-security Chechen prison, he must keep his target alive in order to catch a terrorist arms-dealer who is a threat to thousands of lives.
Extraction premiers on Crackle.com on September 5, 2013. Until then, be sure and check out the action-packed trailer, featuring Foo’s fancy moves. – Thanks to Combat Film Syndicate for the heads up!
Snuff: Special Edition | Blu-ray & DVD (Blue Underground)
RELEASE DATE: October 22, 2013
Blue Underground presents the Blu-ray & DVD for 1976’s Snuff (aka The Slaughter or American Cannibale). This movie sat on the shelf for five years until producer Allan Shackleton devised a controversial new ending and released it as Snuff. Freshly transferred in high definition from one of the only remaining prints, now the fascinating true story behind this infamous piece of trash cinema can finally be told… by those who survived! Watch the trailer.
Death Hunt | Blu-ray (Shout! Factory)
RELEASE DATE: August 27, 2013
Shout! Factory presents the Blu-ray for 1981’s Death Hunt (aka Arctic Rampage), directed by James Bond veteran Peter R. Hunt (On Her Majesty’s Secret Service). Based on the trailer, Death Hunt has shades of First Blood and an all star “action” cast that pre-dates The Expendables. The film stars Charles Bronson, Lee Marvin, Andrew Stevens and Carl Weathers. Watch the trailer.
"On The Job" International Theatrical Poster
Indiewire reports that Well Go USA has acquired distribution rights to Erik Matti’s Filipino thriller On The Job. “We are thrilled we were able to acquire the movie before its premiere in Cannes and can’t wait to bring it to audiences in North America,” said Doris Pfardrescher, President of Well Go USA Entertainment.
According to Inidewire, On The Job was inspired by a real-life scandal in which prison inmates were temporarily released from prison to work as contract killers on behalf of corrupt politicians.
Well Go USA plans to release the film in select theaters this fall. Until then, watch the trailer.
Updates: Film Combat Syndicate reports that On The Job is going to be remade in English by 2 Guns director Baltasar Kormakur. XYZ films, the company backing The Raid 2 and The Night Comes For Us, will be producing along with Kormakur.
BREAKING NEWS: Watch the newest trailer. – Thanks to Film Combat Syndicate for the heads up.
Flashdrive | DVD (Shami Media)
RELEASE DATE: August 20, 2013
Shami Media presents the DVD for Flashdrive. A Self Defense Instructor (Franklin Correa) seeks revenge for the murder of his girlfriend, who a news reporter; he finds out one of the stories she worked on before, which was considered a Urban Legend, was actually real. Now, he will uncover the truth and take down the ones responsible for her murder at any cost. Watch the trailer.
World War Z | Blu-ray + Blu-ray 3D & DVD (Paramount)
RELEASE DATE: September 17, 2013
Paramount presents the Blu-ray + Blu-ray 3D & DVD for World War Z, directed by Marc Forster (Quantum of Solace). A former UN investigator (Brad Pitt) is thrust into the middle of trying to stop what could be the end of the world. Worldwide destruction sends him around the globe seeking clues about what they are fighting and what it will take to defeat it, as he tries to save the lives of billions of strangers, as well as his own beloved family. Note: The Unrated Cut is available on the Blu-ray and Blu-ray 3D only. Watch the trailer.
"The Avenging Fist" Japanese DVD Cover
Chinese singer-actor Wang Leehom (Little Big Soldier, The Avenging Fist, Lust, Caution) is set to star in an adaptation of Stan Lee’s comic book, Annihilator. Dan Gilroy (The Bourne Legacy) has been hired to write the screenplay.
According to Variety, the story of Annihilator revolves around a young Chinese expatriate who must choose between remaining in prison or enlist in a secret U.S. super soldier program. After a grueling gauntlet of tests and experiments, he survives thanks to “his extreme resolve, gained as a result of his family’s tradition of practicing Qijong and martial arts.”
Leehom is currently working on Michael Mann’s untitled film (tentatively called Cyber) about cyber-terrorism starring Chris Hemsworth, Andy On (Special ID), as well as his Lust, Caution co-star, Tang Wei.