By: John M Jerva Today is March 31st and it is the anniversary of Brandon Lee’s death while filming The Crow when an unfortunate mistake led to a fatal shooting during filming a scene. Taken from us way to early, Brandon was just starting to come into his own and remove himself from his famous father’s shadow when tragedy struck while on set. I’m not … Continue reading The Action Fix: Remembering Brandon Lee
By: John M Jerva China is set to bring us a new entry in the spy sub genre with a new thriller from director Zhang Yimou called Impasse. Check out the official key art and new trailer courtesy of Asian Film Fans below! Set in Harbin, the capital of China’s northernmost province Heilongjiang, in the 1930s. Impasse tells the tale of four Chinese agents who … Continue reading IMPASSE: The Spy Thriller is Back in the Trailer for the New Chinese Period Action-Drama
By: John M Jerva Well, it looks like fans are going to have to get over here one week later as it was just announced that Warner Bros has pushed back the highly anticipated reboot Mortal Kombat one week. The film will now hit theaters and HBOMAX on April 23rd now as opposed to April 16th. In terms of delays, that’s not bad but when … Continue reading Warner Bros. Pushes MORTAL KOMBAT Roll Out Back One Week
By: John M Jerva I have to be honest that with as much of a die hard Star Wars fan I am, I have never really gravitated to the animated series in the franchise. I still haven’t seen any of The Clone Wars but a new series coming this May the 4th might change my mind. It’s called The Bad Batch and new key art … Continue reading STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH- It’s Good to be Bad in the Trailer for the New Star Wars Animated Series Releasing on May the 4th!
By: John M Jerva It looks like the monsterverse epic Godzilla Vs Kong is going to be a hit so director Adam Wingard is going to be hot in demand for the foreseeable future. It was announced recently that he will direct a direct sequel to Face/Off and now it looks like he’s going to try his hand at a live action THUNDERCATS movie which … Continue reading GODZILLA VS KONG Helmer Adam Wingard Enlists to Direct a Live Action THUNDERCATS Movie!
By: John M Jerva Here’s some refreshing news when lately all we hear is that movies keep getting delayed. The sequel to the action- comedy hit The Hitman’s Bodyguard aptly titled The Hitman’s Wife’s Bodyguard will see its release date moved up by two months. Lionsgate will now move the flick from August 20th to June 16th in theaters. The movie sees Samuel L. Jackson … Continue reading THE HITMAN’s WIFE’s BODYGUARD with Jackson, Reynolds & Hayek Moves Up Two Months!
By: John M Jerva REVIEW: Godzilla Vs Kong STARRING: Millie Bobby Brown, Kyle Chandler, Alexander Skarsgard, Rebecca Hall, Brian Tyree Henry, Demian Bichir, and Julian Dennison DIRECTED BY: Adam Wingard Official Synopsis: “In a time when monsters walk the Earth, humanity’s fight for its future sets Godzilla and Kong on a collision course that will see the two most powerful forces of nature on the … Continue reading Review: The Long Awaited GODZILLA VS KONG is a City Wrecking Epic which Signals the Return of the Summer Blockbuster!
By: John M Jerva Update: MGM has officially unveiled the new trailer for Jason Statham and director Guy Ritchie’s latest action-thriller. Check it out below! The new trailer definitely does not disappoint and Statham is in fine form as he is on a kill mission to find out who killed his son. The new promo is locked and loaded with some spectaculae R rated violence … Continue reading WRATH OF MAN: Jason Statham is Back and Bloody on May 7th in the New Action-Thriller from Director Guy Ritchie! (Update: The Trailer is Here!)
By: John M Jerva REVIEW: NOBODY STARRING: Bob Odenkirk, Connie Nielsen, Christopher Lloyd, and RZA DIRECTED BY: llya Naishuller Emmy winner Bob Odenkirk (Better Call Saul, The Post, Nebraska) stars as Hutch Mansell, an underestimated and overlooked dad and husband, taking life’s indignities on the chin and never pushing back. A nobody. When two thieves break into his suburban home one night, Hutch declines to … Continue reading Review: Unlikely Action Star Bob Odenkirk Channels JOHN WICK to Near Perfection in this Year’s First Big High-Octane Actioner!
By: John M Jerva After the debut of the new retro style poster for The Suicide Squad, Warner Bros. has officially launched the first official trailer along with brand new character posters that highlight the members of Task Force X. Director James Gunn helms the film which is serving as a soft reboot for the DCEU so check out the insane and action drenched red … Continue reading THE SUICIDE SQUAD: New Character Posters and the Official Red Band Trailer Mark the Next Outrageous Mission for Task Force X!
By: John M Jerva With the release of Zack Snyder’s Justice League last week, DC is hip again and fans are screaming for Warner Bros. to “restore the Snyderverse.” That will most likely not happen but the future is a little more brighter these days and this year will see the release of director James Gunn’s soft reboot The Suicide Squad. The movie which will … Continue reading THE SUICIDE SQUAD Goes Retro On the New Poster for the Upcoming DC Film! Trailer Debut Today!!
By: John M Jerva The VOD action train keeps moving along and in these days when there are no big budget releases to talk about, the little indie action films keep filling the void for fans. The newest offering comes in the form of Locked In which stars genre mainstays Jeff Fahey and Costas Mandylor as well as Mena Suvari. The movie will hit cinemas, … Continue reading LOCKED IN: The Pulse Pounding Action-Thriller Starring Jeff Fahey & Costas Mandylor Hits this May!
By: John M Jerva In recent years, Scott Eastwood has been living up to his father’s iconic legacy and stepping into his shoes in the action genre department. Eastwood has had roles in Fate of the Furious as well as the well received The Outpost just to name a few and he’s not stopping there as he will also be seen in the upcoming Jason … Continue reading Lionsgate Acquires the Scott Eastwood Led Actioner DANGEROUS!
By: Eoin Friel Director Tibor Takács (1987’s cult classic The Gate, and Lies & Illusions) is helming a new action picture called Blowback starring Randy Couture (as “Jack”), Cam Gigandet (as “Nick”) and Louis Mandylor (as “Detective Cooper”) written by Kevin Yarris and Robert Edward Thomas. Blowback is produced by Elias Axume (Premiere Entertainment Group), Al Bravo (Al Bravo Films) and Executive Produced by Carlos Rincon. Matthew Helderman and … Continue reading Coming Soon: BLOWBACK Starring Randy Couture & Cam Gigandet
By: John M Jerva Filmmaker Brad Payton, who helmed Rampage with Dwayne The Rock Johnson, has enlisted for a new action project called Sniper Elite which is based on the video game of the same name which is a stealth shooter franchise. Per Variety: The movie will see an elite Allied sniper, Karl Fairburne, engage in a cat-and-mouse chase through the streets of London at … Continue reading RAMPAGE Director Brad Peyton Enlists for the Video Game Adaptation SNIPER ELITE!
By: John M Jerva I usually don’t post TV spots but I’m very excited about the new Mortal Kombat reboot snd with having to wait even longer for the Snake-Eyes movie which will now hit this October, I need a martial arts fix of epic proportions STAT! With that, check out the new teaser as it highlights even more fight action from the April 16th … Continue reading MORTAL KOMBAT: The New TV Spot Delivers More Brutal Action for the April 16th Release!
By: John M Jerva I’ve been waiting to see this one for quite some time now and it’s finally hitting the U.S. as Vertical Entertainment is unleashing the vigilante action-thriller Hollow Point on VOD April 9th. The film, which was penned by Chad Law (Daylight’s End), Evan Law and Daniel Zirilli who also helms the film, stars an eclectic action cast including Luke Goss, Michael … Continue reading HOLLOW POINT: Vigilante Justice Rules the Streets in the New Action-Thriller Hitting VOD this April!
By: John M Jetva After holding out for a theatrical only debut for Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow standalone MCU film, Disney and Marvel have now opted for a hybrid release in July. The movie which was supposed to hit last summer will now debut on Disney+ the same time it hits theaters on July 9th. Kareem Daniel, who is the chairman of Disney Media and … Continue reading BLACK WIDOW: Scarlett Johansson’s Standalone MCU Movie Set for Simultaneous Theater and Disney+ Premiere in July
By: John M Jerva After hitting North America, Ip Man Kung Fu Master is finally hitting the UK next month. Check out the details, trailer and cover art below! Dazzler Media presents Ip Man: Kung Fu Master, the latest in the legendary martial arts film franchise, available to own on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital from 19th April. Synopsis: Decades before becoming Bruce Lee’s legendary teacher, … Continue reading IP MAN: KUNG FU MASTER Arrives on Blu-ray, DVD & Digital April 19th!
By: Cam Sully George Clooney. Perhaps not the first A-list performer that the average joe considers as an Action star, this man had more than enough forays into the genre that would make him worthy of being dubbed as such. Let’s take a look now! 10. SYRIANA Occasionally action-packed and having a similar atmosphere to Man on Fire and the Bourne Identity films, this real-world … Continue reading Top 10’s: Ranking George Clooney’s Action Cinema Offerings!