By: John M Jerva Well it looks like the video game adaptation Uncharted which stars Spider-Man’s Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg has suffered another setback as Director Travis Knight has now dropped out of the project due to scheduling conflicts. Deadline brought the official word and the Bumblebee Director has exited the long awaited film as he cannot wait for star Tom Holland. This is … Continue reading UNCHARTED: The Video Game Adaptation Starring Tom Holland and Mark Wahlberg Loses Director Travis Knight
By: John M Jerva On January 7th, High Octane Pictures will release the new action-thriller Agent Jade Black on DVD, Digital and VOD and we have a new female action hero in Katie Burgess who plays the titular role of a lethal assassin who must stop a deadly terrorist plot and a former agent who has gone rogue. The film is loaded with action and … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Katie Burgess is Downright Lethal in Three New Images from the Action-Thriller AGENT JADE BLACK!
(Original Publication Date: March 11th, 2017) By: John M Jerva REVIEW: FIST2FIST: 2- WEAPON OF CHOICE STARRING: Jino Kang, Katherine Celio, Kelly Lou Dennis, Douglas Olsson and Artem Mishin What’s It About: Jack Lee (Hapkido master Jino Kang) was the most dangerous assassin in the business. He was called “The Ghost” because he would strike without warning and leave no trace in his wake. He walked … Continue reading The Action Flix Review: Jino Kang’s Fist2Fist: 2- Weapon Of Choice (Reprint)
By: John M Jerva Donnie Yen is on fire right now with his last hoorah in Kung Fu, Ip Man 4: The Finale, burning up cinemas worldwide. The film marks Yen’s last foray into the Kung Fu genre and is a wonderfully poetic and brutal finale to his iconic franchise. With that, we look to the future and Yen is now focusing on more mainstream … Continue reading ENTER THE FAT DRAGON: Donnie Yen is a Whole Lot of Justice in the New Trailer and Poster for His Latest Reimagining of a Martial Arts Classic!
By: John M Jerva The latest and final season one episode of Disney’s first ever Star Wars live action series The Mandalorian has just dropped today in the Disney+ streaming service but fans are already waiting with bated anticipation for another season of the hit series and show creator, writer and producer Jon Favreau has given them a belated Christmas present with the announcement that … Continue reading Jon Favreau Confirms that THE MANDALORIAN Season 2 is Coming Fall 2020!
By: John M Jerva and The Cinema Drunkie 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! Ever since FOOT FIST FRIDAYS premiered over 11 weeks ago, the response has been overwhelming. From the mind of Action-Flix.com contributor The Cinema Drunkie, every week we … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: 2019 BEST OF THE BEST- JOHN WICK: CHAPTER 3 and TRIPLE THREAT!
By: John M Jerva The action team of director Jesse V. Johnson and Dominiquie Vandenberg have delivered once again with their newest action offering The Mercenary which has Vandenberg front and center in another tale of Redemption amidst a hail of bullets, blood, fist and feet. The film will be released in less than two weeks on DVD and Digital on January 7th and we … Continue reading THE MERCENARY: A Newer DVD Cover Shows Off More Action from the January 7th Adrenaline Fueled Release!
By: John M Jerva Hope everyone is having a great holiday season this year and I have some awesome news to share with you as Ryan Reynolds recently appeared on the December 24th Christmas Eve edition of Live! With Kelly and Ryan where he delivered some fantastic news for comic book fans everywhere. During Reynolds interview on the show, which he was on to promote … Continue reading Ryan Reynolds Confirms that DEADPOOL 3 is a Go at Marvel Studios!
By: John M Jerva Jackie Chan, now in his 60’s, is still moving like a freight train and the action and martial arts icon isn’t slowing down yet as his newest action offering Vanguard is poised and ready to hit Chinese cinemas during the Chinese New Year in 2020. A new poster which features Chan and the gang recently debuted online along with a brand … Continue reading VANGUARD: Check Out the High-Octane New Trailer and Posters for Jackie Chan’s Latest Action Epic!
By: John M Jerva Here’s some cool news that I wanted to actually share but with the holidays and a slew of interviews I’m working on, it got pushed back a little but need coming from the official Facebook page has it on good authority that TRUY SAT’S Maria Tran is ready to tackle her directorial debut with the new action-thriller Echo 8. Along with … Continue reading ECHO 8: TRUY SAT’S Maria Tran is Locked and Loaded for Her Directorial Debut with the Upcoming Action-Thriller!
By: John M Jerva Action and martial arts superstar Scott Adkins has had one of his best years ever in 2019 with the release of such epic adrenaline fueled films as Triple Threat and Avengement which saw the Human Highlight Reel get some of the best reviews ever in a career defining performance as Cain Burgess. Adkins isn’t slowing down by any means and he’s … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Action Star Scott Adkins Returns and Talks IP MAN 4, Taking on Donnie Yen and More!
By: John M Jerva Donnie Yen and Ip Man 4: The Finale is currently breaking box office records world wide and the film even beat out Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker at the Chinese Box Office. The last entry in the historic franchise is still set to open on U.S. theaters tomorrow but the stars were out in full force in the UK during … Continue reading Scott Adkins and Mark Strange Answer Questions at the IP MAN 4 UK Premiere!
By: John M Jerva Sony Pictures announced today that Vin Diesel’s latest bid for an action franchise AKA Bloodshot will be vacating it’s February 21st original release date and will now debut in theaters on a March 13th, 2020. This move is set up to have the film open up with less competition then before. Bloodshot’s original date would have put it at war with … Continue reading Sony Pushes Vin Diesel’s BLOODSHOT to March 2020
By: John M Jerva The Zombie Genre has been exhausted as of late so it’s great to see filmmakers out there that are still finding unique ways to tell their vision of this tried and true genre. Our newest offering comes from writer/director Jeff Barnaby which is titled Blood Quantum and it tells the story of Native Americans on reserve that are the only ones … Continue reading BLOOD QUANTUM: Native Americans Immune to a Zombie Outbreak Battle for Survival in the Blood Soaked New Trailer
By: John M Jerva What do you do when three people who share the same name as you are brutally murdered? Well, you hope it finally makes you famous, that’s what. That’s the basic premise of the new British action flick with a dark humor side from director Erwan Marinopoulos which hits L.A. theaters next month ahead of a Digital and VOD release later on. … Continue reading KILL BEN LYK: One Man is in Serious Danger and Loving It in the New British Indie Action-Thriller!
By: John M Jerva This week marks a climatic turn of events as Donnie Yen’s final Kung Fu film hits cinemas worldwide with the release of Ip Man 4: The Finale but we are already looking to the future and with it more contemporary action films from the icon and first up we have Raging Fire which sees Yen return to the police action-thriller genre … Continue reading RAGING FIRE: Donnie Yen Follows Up IP MAN 4 with a Heavy Dose of High-Octane Action in the First Teaser!
(Original Publication Date: September 13th, 2018) By: John M Jerva REVIEW: FINAL SCORE STARRING: Dave Bautista, Ray Stevenson, Lara Peake, Amit Shah, Lucy Gaskell, Ralph Brown and Pierce Brosnon DIRECTED BY: Scott Mann Official Synopsis: Believing his traitorous brother Dimitri (Pierce Brosnan) is somewhere in the stadium, Arkady (Ray Stevenson), the former leader of a revolution in the Russian state of Sukovia, locks down the Boleyn … Continue reading REVIEW: Dave Bautista Wins the Day in His Action Packed Offering FINAL SCORE (Reprint)
(Original Publication Date: September 13th, 2018) By: John M Jerva REVIEW: PEPPERMINT STARRING: Jennifer Garner, John Gallagher, Jr., John Ortiz, Annie IIonzeh and Juan Pablo Raba DIRECTED BY: Pierre Morel Official Synopsis: Riley North awakens from a coma after surviving a brutal attack that killed her husband and daughter. When the system shields the murderers from justice, Riley sets out to transform herself from citizen to … Continue reading REVIEW: Jennifer Garner is Back and Brutally Satisfying in the Revenge-Thriller PEPPERMINT (Reprint)
By: John M Jerva Filipino director Pedring A. Lopez is certainly climbing the ladder of success in the action cinmea world with films like Nialang/The Entity and the crowd pleasing action flick Maria being the two standouts thus far. The latter, which tells the tale of a retired assassin who must polish off her lethal skills once again when her family is attacked, premiered on … Continue reading ESCAPE: Director Pedring A. Lopez’s High-Octane English language Debut Action-Thriller Set to Film Next Year!
By: John M Jerva REVIEW: Ip Man 4: The Finale STARRING: Donnie Yen, Kwok-Kwan Chan, Vanness Wu, Yue Wu, Chris Collins and Scott Adkins DIRECTED BY: Wilson Yip Official Synopsis: Ip Man’s life remains unchanged after his wife’s death, but he and his son are slowly drifting apart. To seek a better future for his son, Ip Man decides to travel to the U.S. only … Continue reading Review: Donnie Yen Gives Fans One Last Kung Fu Hoorah in the Brutal and Touching IP MAN 4: THE FINALE