THE RAID Director Gareth Evans Teams Up with Tom Hardy for Netflix’s Action-Thriller HAVOC!

By: John M Jerva It looks like Gareth Evans will be working with Netflix for a while as The Raid franchise Helmer has signed an exclusive deal with the streaming service to make multiple projects through producing and directing. The deal has Evans teaming up with Tom Hardy for the first movie under the deal which will be the intense action-thriller called Havoc. Per Deadline: … Continue reading THE RAID Director Gareth Evans Teams Up with Tom Hardy for Netflix’s Action-Thriller HAVOC!

STXfilms Acquires the Chris Pine Led Actioner VIOLENCE OF ACTION!

By: John M Jerva For those of you wondering what the former James T. Kirk is up to you’re in luck because word has come down that STXfilms has acquired the new action/thriller Violence of Action which stars Chris Pine. The cast also includes Ben Foster, Gillian Jacobs, Eddie Marsan, Fares Fares, Nina Hoss and Amira Casar with Tarik Saleh helming from a screenplay by … Continue reading STXfilms Acquires the Chris Pine Led Actioner VIOLENCE OF ACTION!

It’s Time to Fight as the Official Trailer for MORTAL KOMBAT is Unleashed in all its Brutal Glory! (Update: New Poster Drops!)

By: John M Jerva UPDATE: Just after the enormously awesome trailer hits, we also have new key art to show you which features the iconic Scorpion and Sub-Zero! Check it out below!!!! The moment a lot of us have been waiting for has finally arrived as Warner Bros and HBOMAX have finally unleashed the first trailer for the epic Mortal Kombat reboot which promises to … Continue reading It’s Time to Fight as the Official Trailer for MORTAL KOMBAT is Unleashed in all its Brutal Glory! (Update: New Poster Drops!)

INSIGHT: New Martial Arts Star Ken Zheng Lights Up the Screen in the Hard Hitting Trailer for the Upcoming Action-Thriller!

By: John M Jerva A new martial arts action star is here and his name is Ken Zheng. Born and raised in Jakarta and a practitioner in the arts of Kendo, Sanchou kickboxing, Muay Thai, Silat and others, Zheng is about to light up the screen in the new action-thriller Insight which hits on March 12th courtesy of Gravitas Ventures. Check out the new trailer, … Continue reading INSIGHT: New Martial Arts Star Ken Zheng Lights Up the Screen in the Hard Hitting Trailer for the Upcoming Action-Thriller!

Review: MONSTER HUNTER has its Moments but Fails to Generate Excitement

By: Eoin Friel Plot: Behind our world, there is another — a world of dangerous and powerful monsters that rule their domain with deadly ferocity. When Lt. Artemis and her loyal soldiers are transported from our world to the new one, the unflappable lieutenant receives the shock of her life. In a desperate battle for survival against enormous enemies with incredible powers and unstoppable, terrifying … Continue reading Review: MONSTER HUNTER has its Moments but Fails to Generate Excitement

MORTAL KOMBAT: Motion Posters Hit Ahead of Thursday’s Trailer Debut! (Update: The Scorpion Poster Drops!)

By: John M Jerva We’re finally going to get our first extended look at the new Mortal Kombat movie as the announcement as been made that a trailer will hit at 12:00 ET on Thursday. A series of motion posters have debuted in the meantime which gives us our first look at Lewis Tan as Cole Young, Chin Han as Shang Tsung, Jessica McNamee as … Continue reading MORTAL KOMBAT: Motion Posters Hit Ahead of Thursday’s Trailer Debut! (Update: The Scorpion Poster Drops!)

It’s a TRIPLE THREAT Reunion as Iko Uwais Joins Scott Adkins on THE ART OF ACTION!

By: John M Jerva It’s a Triple Threat reunion this week as Indonesian and international action sensations Iko Uwais joins Scott Adkins on The Art of Action. Uwais has excelled to the top of the genre with such other films as The Raid films and Headshot and now he’s talking about his career with Adkins. Check out the full interview below! n episode 28, Scott … Continue reading It’s a TRIPLE THREAT Reunion as Iko Uwais Joins Scott Adkins on THE ART OF ACTION!

ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE: Heroes Unite in the New Trailer for HBO Max’s Definitive Version of the Ultimate Superhero Team Up!

By: John M Jerva The age of heroes has returned. For those of you that are still not convinced that the upcoming Zack Snyder’s Justice League won’t be completely different then the 2017 joke we got when Joss Whedon butchered the film when director Zack Snyder stepped down due to a family tragedy, then I give you the newest trailer that Snyder has just released … Continue reading ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE: Heroes Unite in the New Trailer for HBO Max’s Definitive Version of the Ultimate Superhero Team Up!

THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Iko Uwais!

By: John M Jerva It is now 11: 15 PM on Saturday, February 13th and before I drift off to sleep, I just wanted to take a moment to wish a very happy birthday to one of the most exciting action stars working in the genre today. His birthday was yesterday so it’s belated but better late than never. Indonesian powerhouse Iko Uwais first exploded … Continue reading THE ACTION FIX: Happy Birthday Iko Uwais!

S.A.S. RED NOTICE: Elite Operatives Strike Back in the Explosive Trailer for the Sky Films Actioner!

By: John M Jerva It’s time to get your British action fix on as a new trailer, key art and images have been released for the upcoming Sky Films original action-thriller S.A.S. Red Notice. The film boasts a pretty impressive cast including Ruby Rose, Outlander’s Sam Heughan and Andy Serkis. Based on the best selling books of former British soldier turned author Andy McNab, the … Continue reading S.A.S. RED NOTICE: Elite Operatives Strike Back in the Explosive Trailer for the Sky Films Actioner!

Rapid Fire Review: A Writer’s Odyssey/Assassin In Red (China 2021)

By: The Arty Dans Pressed for time! Check out our Rapid Fire Review for the new Chinese Fantasy Action Film A Writer’s Odyssey/Assassin In Red. It’s everything you need to know about the movie in less time! Director: Yang Lu Starring: Lei Jiayin, Yang Mi, Hewei Yu, Dong Zijian Alternative Names: 刺杀小说家 WHAT’S THIS MOVIE ABOUT? Guan Ning has spent the last 6 years searching for his kidnapped … Continue reading Rapid Fire Review: A Writer’s Odyssey/Assassin In Red (China 2021)

FIREPOWER FRIDAYS: Jason Statham Plays it Cool and Dishes Out His Signature Action in the Casino Raid Sequence from SAFE!

By: John M Jerva It’s Friday night in the cold month of February so it’s time to turn up the heat wiith another installment of Firepower Fridays! It’s been a little while since I mentioned Jason Statham and since he is one of my favorite action stars working today I figured I’d pay tribute to him and share the ridiculously violent shootout from one of … Continue reading FIREPOWER FRIDAYS: Jason Statham Plays it Cool and Dishes Out His Signature Action in the Casino Raid Sequence from SAFE!

A Day After Being Fired by Disney, Gina Carano Answers Back and Announces a New Project

By: John M Jerva It’s certainly been a whirlwind 24 hours for former MMA star turned actress Gina Carano. The MANDALORIAN star was fired yesterday from Disney for controversial comments she made on her social pages and it was well covered by numerous trade publications. Carano had been an actress ever since retiring from competition and the Star Wars gig was certainly her biggest paycheck … Continue reading A Day After Being Fired by Disney, Gina Carano Answers Back and Announces a New Project

BOSS LEVEL with Frank Grillo & Mel Gibson Gets a New Trailer and Crazy Korean Key Art!

By: John M Jerva We are less than a month away from Hulu’s release of the long awaited Boss Level which sees Frank Grillo, the hardest working man in cinema these days, starring with Mel Gibson in a brutal and savage take of Groundhogs Day. Grillo relives the same day over and over only to get killed repeatedly by a crazy group of assassins. We … Continue reading BOSS LEVEL with Frank Grillo & Mel Gibson Gets a New Trailer and Crazy Korean Key Art!

Review: Mark Dacascos and Crew Deliver “Ultimate Justice” in an Action Fueled Adrenaline Rush! (Reprint)

(Original Publication Date: October 1st, 2017) By: John M Jerva Review: ULTIMATE JUSTICE Starring: Mark Dacascos, Brandon Rhea, Matthias Hues, Mike Möller, Mike Leeder, Wolfgang Riehm, Martin Baden, Henry Muller, Mathis Landwehr and Yazmeen Baker Directed By; Martin Christopher Bode Synopsis: “When one of their own and his family are brutally attacked by ruthless criminals, a team of elite operatives reunite to track down those responsible … Continue reading Review: Mark Dacascos and Crew Deliver “Ultimate Justice” in an Action Fueled Adrenaline Rush! (Reprint)

Review: Mikal Vega is the Real Deal in the Military Action-Thriller “Black” (Reprint)

(Original Publication Date: September 3rd, 2017) By: John M Jerva Review: BLACK Starring Mikal Vega, Mark Golden, Andre Jackson, Max Mullen, Daniel Betances, Kimberly Fox and Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa Directed By: Frank T. Ziede Synopsis: When terrorists launch a direct attack on the C.I.A. on American soil, the government forms an elite unit of spec ops warriors led by Carnahan (Vega) to hunt down the terrorist cell … Continue reading Review: Mikal Vega is the Real Deal in the Military Action-Thriller “Black” (Reprint)

EXCLUSIVE: CROSSBREED’S STINK FISHER Gives Us the Lowdown on the New Sci-Fi Action Film! (Reprint)

(Original Publication Date: February 10th, 2019) By: John M Jerva Last week, the new sci-fi action-thriller CROSSBREED finally made its debut and the film is an awesome throwback style thrill ride that reminds you of the classic movies that graced our local video store shelves. In the flick, a group of heavily armed ex-soldiers have their work ut out for them as they go up … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: CROSSBREED’S STINK FISHER Gives Us the Lowdown on the New Sci-Fi Action Film! (Reprint)

REVIEW: OCCUPATION is an Indie Sci-Fi Action Film that Acts Like a Big Budget Blockbuster (Reprint)

(Original Publication Date: July 23rd, 2018) By: John M Jerva REVIEW: OCCUPATION STARRING: Dan Ewing, Temuera Morrison, Stephany Jacobsen, Rhiannon Fish, Zachary Garred, Izzy Stevens, Charles Terrier, Charles Mesure, Trystan Go, Felix Williamson, Jacqueline McKenzie, Aaron Jeffery, and Bruce Spence DIRECTED BY: Luke Sparke  Official Synopsis: A town is suddenly plunged into darkness. In the sky, a fleet of spaceships appears. The aliens have been watching Earth for centuries; now they have arrived to seize control of our planet. As … Continue reading REVIEW: OCCUPATION is an Indie Sci-Fi Action Film that Acts Like a Big Budget Blockbuster (Reprint)

Review: SHOWDOWN IN MANILA Brings the 90’s Action Fun Back to the Cinema (Reprint)

(Original Publication Date: January 25th, 2018) By: John M jerva Review: SHOWDOWN IN MANILA Starring: Alexander Nevsky, Casper Van Dien, Mark Dacascos, Tia Carrere, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Don “The Dragon” Wilson, Cynthia Rothrock, Olivier Gruner and Matthias Hues Directed By: Mark Dacascos Official Synopsis: The film follows private detectives Nick (Alexander Nevsky) and Charlie (Casper Van Dien) who live and work in Manila. A murder investigation leads … Continue reading Review: SHOWDOWN IN MANILA Brings the 90’s Action Fun Back to the Cinema (Reprint)

The Official Synopsis for James Gunn’s SUICIDE SQUAD is Revealed!

By: John M Jerva One of my most anticipated films of this year (hoped it comes out when it’s supposed to) is director James Gunn’s Suicide Squad which serves as a soft reboot while being a sequel to the previous movie all at the same time. This one looks like it’s going to fix the problems of the original and judging from the new synopsis … Continue reading The Official Synopsis for James Gunn’s SUICIDE SQUAD is Revealed!