By: John M Jerva Here’s some interesting news that involves Mark Dacascos’ new zombie thriller The Driver which hits DVD next week. Apparently it’s one of a trilogy of stories that takes place in the same shared universe where a zombie apocalypse has ravaged the Earth. This entry, titled Dead Earth, has two women trying to survive in the same world that Dacascos’ ex-Hitman also … Continue reading DEAD EARTH: Director Wych Kaosayananda’s Zombie Trilogy Continues in the New Chapter Hitting DVD on January 28th!
By: John M Jerva Actor Aaron Eckhart can currently be seen in the WWII thriller Midway as well as the cop thriller Line Of Duty and now word is coming down the wire that he will be enlisting for another war pic with the Vietnam era thriller Ambush. Deadline dropped the 411 today and the film sounds like it’ll be a good one. Per Deadline: … Continue reading Aaron Eckhart Enlists for the Vietnam War Pic AMBUSH
By: John M Jerva Fans of the Fast And Furious franchise have a little wait as the latest installment of the series has just wrapped production so it’ll be a few until it races into theaters. In the meantime, Netflix has you covered while you wait with an all-new animated series titled The Fast And The Furious: Spy Racers. A new poster has just dropped … Continue reading The FAST AND FURIOUS Gets the Animated Treatment In Netflix’s All New Series FAST AND FURIOUS: SPY RACERS!
By: John M Jerva Back in 2015, Suicide Squad 2 star Idris Elba starred in Netflix’s very first original movie called Beasts Of The Nation and now fast forward 4 years later, there have been numerous films streamed exclusively on the service. Now Elba is ready to saddle up for another exclusive flick as he is set to star in the Western revenge thriller titled … Continue reading THE HARDER THEY FALL: Idris Elba Set to Saddle Up for Netflix’s New Western Revenge Thriller
By: John M Jerva To tell you the truth, I forget about a lot of films after the initial announcements because so much time elapses before we hear any major news and now the MMA feature Bruised which has Halle Berry starring in and directing is finally set to get underway in Newark, NJ this week. Berry, who took over for Blake Lively who left … Continue reading BRUISED: Halle Berry’s MMA Directorial Debut is Set to Begin Production in Newark this Week
By: John M Jerva While we wait on any info on The Debt Collector 2 with Scott Adkins and Louis Mandylor returning from the original, we now have a little more release info on another one of Adkins’ anticipated action pics as the official Facebook page for his Legacy Of Lies has announced that the move will hit this coming February 2020! The news came … Continue reading LEGACY OF LIES: Scott Adkins is Ready to Fight for the Truth as the Action-Thriller is Set for a February 2020 Release!
By: John M Jerva REVIEW: THE MANDALORIAN (Episodes 1 and 2) STARRING: Pedro Pascal, Carl Weathers, Nick Nolte and Taiki Wahtiti EPISODE 1 DIRECTED BY: Dave Filoni EPISODE 2 DIRECTED BY: Rick Famuyiwa OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: Official Synopsis: The Mandalorian is set after the fall of the Empire and before the emergence of the First Order as we follow the travails of a lone gunfighter in the … Continue reading THE MANDALORIAN: The First Ever STAR WARS Live Action Series Strips the Universe Down to its Bare Bones Essentials
By: John M Jerva REVIEW: Saving Leningrad STARRING: Andrey Mironov-Udalov, and Maria Melnikova DIRECTED BY: Aleksey Kozlov Official Synopsis: September, 1941. In an exciting and dangerous turn of events, young lovebirds Kostya and Nastya find themselves on board a barge that is evacuating people from the under sieged city of Leningrad. As they depart the barge, they encounter a ferocious storm. As the barge starts … Continue reading Review: The Russian War Epic SAVING LENINGRAD Gives Audiences a Taste of a Part of History that is Otherwise Unknown Sprinkled with Impressive Battle Sequences
By: John M Jerva I was contacted last year by director Josh Blank Fowler in regards to his indie action noir thriller Two Gunned Saint and was immediately intrigued at the premise which tells the story of an elite Hitman looking for some good old fashioned brutal and bloody retribution. Fast forward to today and Josh has sent me an awesome short film that serves … Continue reading Stervyatnitsa- A TWO GUNNED SAINT STORY: Check out the New Prologue Short Film of Bloody Retribution for the Upcoming British Action-Noir Thriller!
By: John M Jerva In a now deleted post on Instagram, Tom Hardy revealed that principle photography has officially begun on Venom 2 which will see Hardy return as Eddie Brock, the unfortunate individual who gets taken over by an alien symbiotic presence known simply as Venom. The post showed Hardy in what is probably the makeup chair and captioned the post with “W#’R’V3N0M2 day … Continue reading Tom Hardy Reveals that Filming Has Begun on VENOM 2!
By: John M Jerva Trying to keep up with all the releases coming out from Asia, we have a new trailer for first time director Kensuke Sonomura’s brutal and bloody new action film titled Hydra. The promo has been making the rounds on the internet and if you’re a fan of intense action from the East (as I am) then you might want to check … Continue reading HYDRA: Take a First Look at Director Kensuke Sonomura’s New And Brutal Action-Thriller!
By: John M Jerva Things seem to finally be moving on the DC film Black Adam which will see former wrestling superstar turned Hollywood icon Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson star in as well as produce. The Rock has been teasing us for a few years now that the film was in development and as the anti-hero’s story is a passion project for Johnson, some thought … Continue reading Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson Announces a Release Date for BLACK ADAM and Shows Off Some Sweet Concept Art!
Welcome to FOOT FIST FRIDAYS! A weekly dose of fight action where the Action-Flix.com experts share their thoughts on some of the greatest scenes of fisticuffs in action cinema history! This week, John M Jerva brings you the epic clash between martial arts legends as Scott Adkins takes on Tony Jaa and Iko Uwais in the dream matchup from Triple Threat! Action fans always have that … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: Legends Collide as Scott Adkins Takes On Tony Jaa and Iko Uwais in TRIPLE THREAT!
By: John M Jerva Netflix is taking no prisoners as Disney + and everybody else is launching a new streaming service every other day. With the battle heating up, Netflix is stepping up there A game with theater worthy films starring some of today’s hottest actors. One big flick hitting Netflix in December is Michael Bay’s newest big budget action offering starring Ryan Reynolds is … Continue reading No One is About to Save the World as the New Poster and Trailer for Netflix’s 6 UNDERGROUND with Ryan Reynolds Hits!
By: John M Jerva I remember approximately 7 years ago, watching the premiere episode of The CW’s Arrow and was immediately hooked from them on as them unknown star Stephen Amell took the mantle as one of DC’s most iconic super heroes. I’ve always liked heroes like him because like Batman, Hawkeye, and The Punisher, he doesn’t have any special powers. He just knows how … Continue reading It’s a Wrap for The CW’s ARROW!
By: John M Jerva Well this was unexpected to a point but with Disney+ and everyone else getting into the streaming wars, Netflix is doing all it can to keep people vested in their service. With that in mind, it has been revealed that the original pioneer in streaming has just acquired the rights from Paramount Pictures to make the long delayed fourth Beverly Hills … Continue reading Netflix Buys the Rights to Make a BEVERLY HILLS COP Sequel with Eddie Murphy
By: John M Jerva This new action/ thriller from director Ding Sheng looks like it’s going to be all out war as the new trailer for his upcoming film S.W.A.T. Has roared online and is turning heads in the action community. Take a peek at the new footage as well as a couple of cool one sheets below! After all, it has my two of … Continue reading S.W.A.T.- The New Trailer for Director Ding Sheng’s Action Epic is a Spectacle of Mayhem and Firepower!
By: John M Jerva It looks like Mark Wahlberg is going to get to be a part of the video game adaptation Uncharted after all as Variety is bringing the word that the Oscar Nominee is in final talks to join Tom Holland in the new film based on the best selling video game. Wahlberg was going to star as the lead before the film … Continue reading Mark Wahlberg is in Final Negotiations to Join Tom Holland in UNCHARTED
By: John M Jerva I’m a product of the 80’s and most notably 80’s action movies and one of my personal favorites has to be the 1989 classic The Punisher which starred action legend Dolph Lundgren in the First ever film adaptation of the Gun toting Marvel vigilante. Although the film is great, this biggest complaint among fans was that Lundgren never wore the iconic … Continue reading Action Legend Dolph Lundgren Finally Dons the Iconic PUNISHER Skull!
By: John M Jerva Well it’s actually been a little while since we’ve seen a new film from Steven Seagal but the drought is officially over as the new trailer for Beyond The Law has dropped and this time he’s reuniting with his Exit Wounds co-star DMX as well as Johnny Messner in a violent tale of firepower and fisticuffs. Check out the new poster … Continue reading BEYOND THE LAW: It’s Johnny Messner and DMX Versus Seagal in the Official Trailer for the Brutal Action-Thriller!