By: John M Jerva Leomark Studios has given Action-Flix.com and all exclusive new clip from their upcoming female driven MMA fight flick Unchained. Led by wresting star Taya Valkyrie and genre icon Eric Roberts, the film tells the unflinching tale of a woman who is kidnapped and forced to fight in illegal underground fights. The new clip comes from one of the film’s dramatic scenes … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Watch a Dramatic New Clip from the Female Driven MMA Thriller UNCHAINED!
By: John M Jerva TAKE ALL MY MONEY NOW! My prayers have been answered! Deadline has officially brought word that action star Scott Adkins is officially in talks to join the cast of John Wick 4 which just recently went into production this week. I have been championing for Scott to be a part of it and even talked to him about it during one … Continue reading Breaking: Scott Adkins Officially in Talks to Join JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva Spent the day at the beach in the 100 degree sun and what do I have to come home to? A new trailer for Jolt which stars Underworld franchise star Kate Beckinsale in a whole new electric light. This one looks interesting to say the least so strap in and watch Kate get in touch with her killer instincts! Official Synopsis: … Continue reading JOLT: Kate Beckinsale Shows Off Her Killer Side in the New Trailer for Amazon’s Latest Actioner!
By: Anthony Francis Liam Neeson has always been a gifted actor and a strong screen presence. He is an actor who can captivate an audience and bleeds that rugged and exciting yet tender persona of actors such as William Holden and Burt Lancaster. In the beginning of his career, Neeson carved out many memorable supporting roles, as filmmakers knew how to use him. In period films such … Continue reading Review: Liam Neeson’s THE ICE ROAD is an Avalanche of Cliches
By: Jacob Bloodee Jacob Babcock Eraser was released in both the year and month of my birthday, a couple weeks later on June 21 1996! Directed by Chuck Russell who helmed Scorpion King which I’ve always enjoyed as well as the fan favorite entry in the Nightmare on Elm Street franchise, Dream Warriors…the story follows John Kruger (reference?) a top agent involved in the witness … Continue reading Action Rewind: Even at 25 Years Old, Arnie’s ERASER Stands the Test of Time!
By: John M Jerva There was a time when Tom Hardy was set to lead a Navy SEAL pic for Netflix which I reported on years ago but sadly that project never materialized. Well, it may not be that film but Hardy is starring in a new film for the streaming giant with The Raid Director Gareth Evans helming no less titled Havoc which sounds … Continue reading HAVOC: The Gareth Evans Helmed Netflix Actioner Starring Tom Hardy Adds Timothy Olyphant, Sunny Pang and More!
By: John M Jerva It’s hard to imagine but if there was never a pandemic, we would have already seen the fourth installment of the John Wick franchise but alas that was not the case. Instead, filming has just begun on the anticipated 4th entry and the filmmakers teased fans with an image and a popular quote from the set. Check it out below! The … Continue reading “Consider this a Professional Courtesy.” Filming has Commenced on JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva Netflix has announced that it has recently acquired the Chinese video game adaptation Dynasty Warriors and is planning on launching it on the service this July. The film has already made a triumphant debut in Hong Kong and China this past spring and now western audiences will get their turn watching it. The games bring The Romance of the Three Kingdoms, … Continue reading The Live Action DYNASTY WARRIORS Slices it’s Way to Netflix in July!
By: Braden White Zara (Gillian White) and Brian (Michael Jai White) are living the perfect small-town life when Zara heroically foils a robbery and becomes headline news. This unwanted notoriety draws elements of Zara’s mysterious past back into her life, putting the lives of her family in danger. When Zara and Brian’s daughter is kidnapped by a sadistic gang of people traffickers led by the … Continue reading Rapid Fire Review: TAKE BACK with Gillian & Michael Jai White is Much More than a Punch Fest
By: John M Jerva It’s been a while since our friends over at Asian Film Fans have supplied us with some high-octane thrills but the drought is officially over as we have a new teaser for the upcoming Chinese action fest Ultimate Code. Hailing from director Zhiting Wu who also stars, Ultimate Code also features Lu Meng, Philippe Joly and District B-13’s David Belle so … Continue reading ULTIMATE CODE: Things Blow Up and Bullets Fly in Slow-Mo in the Latest Teaser for the Next Chinese Action Spectacle!
By: John M Jerva July 23rd is still a little less than a month off but anticipation is steadily growing for the newest incarnation of the GI JOE franchise as it’s about to get a massive overhaul with Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins. I love that they’re starting with my favorite character of all time and I’m eagerly awaiting to see how it differs from … Continue reading New Key Art Assembles the Action Ready Cast of SNAKE EYES: GI JOE ORIGINS!
By: John M Jerva What would happen if some crazies decided to keep purging after the allotted time had passed? Well that’s the premise of the latest entry of The Purge franchise aptly titled The Forever Purge. The latest entry which stars Hulk’s Josh Lucas is due to hit theaters on July 2nd and we have some action drenched new images for you below! Adela … Continue reading THE FOREVER PURGE: Josh Lucas & Co. Take Aim in New Official Images from the Latest Anarchy Filled Installment!
By: John M Jerva Well this was a fun one for sure. The Friday Night Free For All over at The Action Elite War Room live on YouTube brought out the big guns as Eoin Friel, J-Man, Sean, Stephen and myself discussed the lesser known Val Verde Cinematic Universe. Created by Steven E. deSouza and starting with Commando with Schwarzenegger, there’s a bigger picture at … Continue reading THE ACTION ELITE LIVE: Friday Free for All – Discussing the Val Verde Cinematic Universe, Die Hard Franchise, Ninja Movies & More!
By: John M Jerva Samuel Goldwyn Films has been gracious enough to supply us with an all-exclusive clip from their new crime-thriller Silent Night which is now available on Digital and VOD. The movie spotlights an ex-con who is only looking to reconnect with his daughter but is unfortunately pulled back into some bad habits. Check it out in the player below! Synopsis: Recently released … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Watch a New Clip from the Action-Crime Thriller SILENT NIGHT!
By: Anthony Francis WHEN ACTION FILMS HAD BALLS- Sam Peckinpah’s “The Killer Elite” (1975) Sam Peckinpah directed some truly classic films and is considered one of the greatest and most unique filmmakers who ever stepped behind a camera. His voice and his vision were completely unique and his imprint on film history is undeniable. Whether his work spoke of loyalty and camaraderie, family and the influence of … Continue reading When Action Films Had Balls! Looking Back at Sam Peckinpah’s 1975 Actioner THE KILLER ELITE!
By: John M Jerva Well just when you thought the news was over for the day, Marvel Studios has just dropped a fantastic new trailer for their upcoming Phase IV MCU flick Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Most importantly, the new spot which debuted during the NBA Countdown shows off none other than The Abomination from The Incredible Hulk! Check out the … Continue reading It’s Mysticism and Martial Arts Action in the New Trailer for SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS!
By: John M Jerva The late, great Benny Chan’s last action opus Raging Fire is coming to North America courtesy of Well Go USA who recently acquired the film for western consumption and the company has officially unveiled the domestic US trailer featuring martial arts and action icon Donnie Yen and Nicholas Tse waging a bloody war on the streets. Watch the bullets and fists … Continue reading RAGING FIRE: Donnie Yen & Nicholas Tse Wage War in the Official US Trailer!
By: John M Jerva Making the case, although it really doesn’t need to at this point, that Frank Grillo is indeed the hardest working star in cinema today, we have news of yet another action vehicle that teams him up with none other than Dolph Lundgren. The film is titled Operation Seawolf and it’s a WWII submarine thriller no less from director Steven Luke. Reports … Continue reading OPERATION SEAWOLF: Dolph Lundgren & Frank Grillo Unite for Director Steven Luke’s WWII Submarine Thriller
By: John M Jerva Netflix has officially unveiled a new teaser, images and key art for their anticipated western feature The Harder They Fall which stars The Suicide Squad’s Idris Elba and Watchmen’s Regina King. Check out the promo materials below! 🤠🔫🏇🏿 pic.twitter.com/iJU99zzkWs — NetflixFilm (@NetflixFilm) June 24, 2021 Jonathan Majors, Idris Elba, Zazie Beetz, Regina King, LaKeith Stanfield, Delroy Lindo, Edi Gathegi, R.J. Cyler, … Continue reading THE HARDER THEY FALL: Netflix Releases a Teaser for Their All-Star Western Starring Idris Elba!
By: John M Jerva Raiders of the Lost Ark recently celebrated its 40th anniversary and to celebrate, I joined Eoin Friel and crew for The Action Elite Live War Room. We chatted up the legacy of Steven Spielberg’s iconic movies which starred Harrison Ford as the globe trotting archeologist and adventure. Check out the full episode down below! Eoin, J-Man, John Jerva, Stephen and Sean … Continue reading THE ACTION ELITE LIVE-The War Room: Celebrating 40 Years of Indiana Jones!