By: John M Jerva 2020 is almost over and I can pretty much sum it up for everyone that it can’t end fast enough. This year had been trying to say the least and I often wonder what might have been in terms of the year in movies it would have been if not for that virus that I won’t dwell on again. Even though … Continue reading The Action Flix Top 10 Action Flicks of 2020!
By: John M Jerva This weekend saw the release of Wonder Woman 1984 in theaters and HBOMAX and with it saw much success as the movie roped in a pandemic record breaking $16 million and also saw a horde of new subscribers to the service. The success has led to the news that a third film is being fast tracked at Warner Bros. with both … Continue reading DC Films Planning to Release Six Films a Year in Theaters and HBO Max!
By: John M Jerva Review: Wonder Woman 1984 Starring: Gal Gadot, Chris Pine, Kristen Wiig and Pedro Pascal Directed by: Patty Jenkins Diana Prince lives quietly among mortals in the vibrant, sleek 1980s — an era of excess driven by the pursuit of having it all. Though she’s come into her full powers, she maintains a low profile by curating ancient artifacts, and only performing … Continue reading Review: WONDER WOMAN 1984 Suffers the Unfortunate Sophmore Jinx and Never Realizes its Full Potential
By: John M Jerva Netflix has given fans a Christmas present this year with the announcement that the highly anticipated third season of the hit series Cobra Kai will now debut on New Years Day. The announcement comes with brand new key art that is deliciously retro so check it out along with the announcement below! View this post on Instagram A post shared by … Continue reading COBRA KAI: SEASON 3- Netflix Announces an Early Release Date for the Anticipated New Season!
By: John M Jerva 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! “What ya Say Jack, would you like a shot at the title?” It’s Christmas Day and I’m here with a special holiday installment of Foot Fist Fridays! There’s nothing that says … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: Celebrate the Holidays as Riggs Takes on Mr. Joshua in the Classic Finale from LETHAL WEAPON!
By: Eoin Friel Check out the new teaser for the hugely inspired Die Hard style film Old Habits based on the Old Habits Die Hard screenplay and original novel Old Habits from Ben Trebilcook. Directed by Brian Trainor. SYNOPSIS: Retired New York City police detective Joe Brady is invited to Tokyo by global super-brand The Oshiro Corporation, wanting to commend him for bravery and his … Continue reading The First Teaser for the DIE HARD Inspired OLD HABITS from Brian Trainor Hits!
Video Review by: The Arty Dans Intro By: John M Jerva Andy Lau is back in the long awaited sequel to his hit action-thriller Shock Wave and even though he’s playing a different character from the original, fans can expect the same pulse pounding action and tense dramatics that you can handle. But is the film worth your time? Well I put The Arty Dans … Continue reading Video Review: SHOCK WAVE 2 is Andy Lau’s Big Bang of 2020!
By: John M Jerva I recently subscribed to the awesome streaming service HI-YAH! which is a product of the fine folks at Well Go USA and being a long time lover of all things on screen fighting since I can remember, I have been reveling in all the insane content that the service has to offer. From old school classics to newer releases, the service … Continue reading MAYHEM: Vietnamese Action Star Peter Pham Wages a One Man War in the Extreme Martial Arts Short on HI-YAH!
By: Anthony Francis Jean-Claude Killy is a triple Olympic skiing champion who won three gold medals at the 1968 Winter Olympics. At that time, Killy dominated the sport throughout the early 70s and became an international skiing legend. As with many handsome and popular athletes at the time, Hollywood came calling. Killy’s shot at silver screen stardom came in the form of the 1972 Alps-set heist/action film “Snow Job”. Set in … Continue reading ACTION REWIND: Hidden Gem- 1972’s SNOW JOB
By: John M Jerva Hell’s about to come from above! Totally missed this the first time around as Lionsgate Home Entertainment has recently released a new action film called Dragon Soldiers on DVD and Digital and judging from the trailer, it looks pretty bad ass. The film, from director Hank Braxtan, features Ruben Pla and Antuone Torbert in a story about elite mercenaries who stumble … Continue reading DRAGON SOLDIERS: Elite Mercenaries Face an Ancient Evil in the New Action-Thriller Now Available on DVD & Digital from Lionsgate Home Entertainment!
Video Review By: The Arty Dans Intro By: John M Jerva Pressed for time! Check out our Rapid Fire Review for the new Asian action pic Caught in Time starring Daniel Wu! It’s everything you need to know about the movie in less time! The Arty Dans of Asian Film Fans is back with another terrific Rapid Fire Review for the newest Asian action crime … Continue reading RAPID FIRE REVIEW: CAUGHT IN TIME Signals the Return of the Great Asian Action-Thriller!
By: John M Jerva This weekend saw the release of the newest entry in the Skyline franchise aptly titled Skylines or SKYLIN3S. While the film was a spectacular entry in filmmaker Liam O’Donnell’s epic sci-fi franchise, one thing was certainly missing from this round. That would be actor Frank Grillo who played LA cop Mark Corley in the second film Beyond Skyline. Grillo really brought … Continue reading Frank Grillo to Return for the Fourth Movie in SKYLINE Franchise?
By: John M Jerva The new Chinese disaster film The Rescue from acclaimed Hong Kong action maestro Dante Lam is now playing in theaters and we have a special look at some of the highlights from the film. Following an elite rescue team that must set aside their differences when tragedy strikes, the movie boasts an incredible budget and action set pieces which Lam is … Continue reading THE RESCUE: Check Out Intense Highlights from the New Chinese Disaster Film Now Playing in Theaters!
By: Danny Templegod Greetings valued Dan’s Movie Report and Action-Flix.com readers across my desk today comes a film from Vietnam from Executive Producer and Actress Truong Ngoc Anh. Directed by Cuong Ngo (Truy Sat )and debuting way back in 2014 this movie is rather hard to find, some areas of the world have it on Netflix. Essentially what Huong Ga boils down to is a … Continue reading RISE (Huong Ga) (2014) Movie Review – (C) 2020 Dan’s Movie Report
By: John M Jerva Pressed for time! Check out our Rapid Fire Review for the new sci-fi action pic Breach starring Bruce Willis and Thomas Jane! It’s everything you need to know about the movie in less time! What’s It About: Fleeing a devastating plague on Earth, an interstellar ark comes under attack from a new threat; a shape-shifting alien force intent on slaughtering what … Continue reading RAPID FIRE REVIEW: Willis & Jane Take Out the Alien Trash in the Low Grade Sci-Fi Action Film BREACH
By: Anthony Francis From the opening roar of the motorcycle engines, director Melanie Atkinhead’s biker-revenge-action film “Revenge Ride” wastes no time, delivering the main character’s backstory with a jarring punch and a shadowed violence that announces the tough and rockin’ film to come. Three college frat boys drug and rape a student named Mary (Vanessa Dubasso) and leave her outside on the main campus. The bad thing for the frat dudes … Continue reading Review: Strap In and Enjoy the REVENGE RIDE!
By: Eoin Friel Plot: The Mandalorian has been tasked with returning his charge, a child, to its people, the Jedi. He begins searching for other Mandalorians who he believes can help him find the Jedi Review: I go into MAJOR spoilers here so if you haven’t finished season 2 of The Mandalorian yet then read no further! The first season of The Mandalorian contained some of … Continue reading THE MANDALORIAN: Season 2 (2020) Review
By: Eoin Friel There is no need to host the Oscars next year as I think we may have already found the Best Picture. Plot: An ex-military man with a mysterious past leads a group of Egyptian refugees through the desert and must protect them from a group of evil mercenaries. The cast includes Mike Tyson, Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson, Mahmoud Abdulmoghni, Suzan Najm Aldeen and … Continue reading The New DESERT STRIKE Trailer is the Cure for 2020!
By: John M Jerva UPDATE: Disney + has dropped the Official Logo for the upcoming 2021 series The Book of Boba Fett which you can see below. They also confirmed that it will be a separate series from The Mandalorian. This was some confusion as to what it would be at first but it has been confirmed since that Boba is indeed getting his own … Continue reading (Update: Official Logo!) THE BOOK OF BOBA FETT will be Unleashed on Disney+ in December of 2021! (Major Spoilers!)
By: John M Jerva Welcome to the fifth installment of Firepower Fridays as we take a look at some of the most explosive, in your face, bullet filled action sequences in cinematic history! I should call this installment of Firepower Fridays Firepower Saturday instead as I am a day late with it but it’s been one hectic week with work, doing three reviews and working on three … Continue reading FIREPOWER FRIDAYS: Chow Yun-Fat Goes Ballistic with His Trademark Hong Kong Action for American Audiences in THE REPLACEMENT KILLERS!