By: John M Jerva The first Code 8 film started as a short concept film which materialized into a full fledged feature after a rousing crowd funded campaign. Filmmaker Jeff Chan created an immersive world similar to the X-Men with a Sci-Fi vibe and it resonated with genre fans. Stephen Amell, best known for The CW’s Arrow, starred in the movie along with his cousin … Continue reading CODE 8: PART II- Robbie & Stephen Amell are Back in the Sequel to the Hit Sci-Fi Thriller!
By: John M Jerva Here’s a war picdture that has some bite to it. Based on true events comes the thriller Saltwater: The Battle for Ramree Island which hails from director Steve Lawson and stars Glenn Salvage who is best known for such indie action pics as Left For Dead and The Silencer. The film, which is available on DVD and Digital, tells the incredible … Continue reading SALTWATER: THE BATTLE FOR RAMREE ISLAND- Allied Soldiers Face an Enemy More Deadly than Man in the Nail Biting War-Thriller!
By: John M Jerva This is somewhat unexpected. It appears that Gerard Butler is set to return as John Garrity for a sequel to his comet killing thriller Greenland which hit last year. The sequel is tentatively titled Greenland: Migration. Deadline broke the news earlier and also states that Morena Baccarin will also be back to reprise her role as Allison Garrity. Per Deadline: In … Continue reading GREENLAND MIGRATION: Gerard Butler is Back for the Sequel to the Comet Killing Thriller!
By: Eoin Friel Synopsis: The world’s most lethal odd couple — bodyguard Michael Bryce and hit man Darius Kincaid — are back for another life-threatening mission. Still unlicensed and under scrutiny, Bryce is forced into action by Darius’s even more volatile wife. Soon, all three are in over their heads when a madman’s sinister plot threatens to leave Europe in total chaos. Review: The Hitman’s … Continue reading Review: HITMAN’S WIFE’S BODYGUARD (2021)
By: John M Jerva This Thursday is action star Scott Adkins’ birthday and the month of June is all about the human highlight reel as we celebrate one of the most exciting actors in modern action cinema. With Scott’s special day approaching, we have another edition of The Adkins Fix where we highlight a bone crunching fight sequence courtesy of the man himself. Love it … Continue reading The Adkins Fix: Scott Adkins Takes on Everyone In the Blistering Fight from NINJA!
By: John M Jerva I am patiently, or impatiently, waiting for the release of Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins as I’m a huge fan of the titular ninja commando, I’m soaking up any and all footage for it in the meantime. A new UK trailer has dropped for the July 23rd release which features Star Henry Golding and cast with more footage from the anticipated … Continue reading The Swords are Out as a New UK Featurette and Key Art Hits for SNAKE-EYES: GI JOE ORIGINS!
By: John M Jerva This week saw the anticipated release of Jean-Claude Van Damme’s big Netflix debut as the trailer for his righteous looking action-comedy The Last Mercenary delivered fans first look footage. The film, which was shot in French, will debut in July and from the looks of it, Van Damme is back and looking stellar in the film’s action sequences. Now we have … Continue reading THE LAST MERCENARY: The English Language Trailer Drops for Van Damme’s High-Octane Action-Comedy!
By: John M Jerva We’ve seen this plot before, haven’t we? Terrorists hijack a plane and Jen must contest with someone onboard who takes them on tooth and nail. It’s a common theme in the realm of action cinema history. Netflix is taking that premise and factoring in a wild card with some serious bite for its upcoming horror-thriller Blood Red Sky. Take a look … Continue reading BLOOD RED SKY: Terrorists Meet Their Match in the Trailer for Netflix’s Horror-Thriller
By: John M Jerva Well this just reeks of awesomeness and I’ll say it over and over again. Apple TV has just unveiled a new trailer for season two of its fantasy thriller See which stars Jason Momoa as the father of a special child in a world where only two people have sight. What could be better than Jason Momoa kicking some ass? Well, … Continue reading Jason Momoa & Dave Bautista are On a Collision Course in the Teaser for Apple TV’s SEE!
By: John M Jerva For all you gamers out there and resident Resident Evil fans, there is a lot to get excited about with a new reboot film titled Resident Evil: Return to Raccoon City on the way later this as well as an animated series. There is also a live action series on the way from Netflix which sounds pretty ambitious and today, the … Continue reading Netflix Unveils the Cast for the RESIDENT EVIL Series
By: John M Jerva We have another stuntman turned filmmaker to add to the mix in James Bamford and he’ll be helming a new project called Jade. The film star last Shaina West in the lead for the film which will be brought to Cannes via the Hong Kong, Paris, Los Angeles based All Rights Entertainment. The big news coming out of the Film Market … Continue reading JADE: Mark Dacascos & Mickey Rourke Join Shaina West for Stuntman/Director James Bamford’s Upcoming Action-Thriller!
By: Anthony Francis Writer/director Luke Sparke’s 2018 Sci-Fi Action film “Occupation” was a “Red Dawn”- esque tale of how the residents of a small Australian community band together to fight back against an invasion of aliens. The film contained some decent action but fell prey to familiarity and budget issues. In fairness, the director did a lot with little money, but could not fully capture the flair … Continue reading Review: OCCUPATION: RAINFALL is Designed to Give the Audience a Good Time and it Succeeds!
By: John M Jerva Following me on my site will definitely tell you that I’m a huge fan of filmmaker Liam O’Donnell. The prolific visual effects maestro got started in his career with working on such high profile pics such as Iron Man 2 as well as Aliens VS Predator: Requiem. It wasn’t until he brought fans the first in what has become a trilogy … Continue reading THE WRECK: The Latest Shark Thriller Hits Cannes with SKYLINES Helmer Liam O’Donnell Set to Direct!
By: John M Jerva I’m not really expecting great things from this one but, hey, you never know. Lions gate has unveiled a new trailer for their upcoming serial killer flick Midnight in the Switchgrass which pits Bruce Willis, Megan Fox and Emile Hirsch against a savage killer who is on the loose. Bruce Willis (DIE HARD franchise) and Megan Fox (TRANSFORMERS: REVENGE OF THE … Continue reading MIGHNIGHT IN THE SWITCHGRASS: Bruce Willis & Megan Fox Hunt a Serial Killer in the New Trailer for Lionsgate’s Thriller
By: John M Jerva If you’re like me then July 23rd can’t get here fast enough as Snake Eyes: GI Joe Origins will finally make its long awaited debut in cinemas. Paramount Pictures and Hasbro have officially released new character posters featuring the movie’s cast of heroes and villains. Peek at the first image of Iko Uwais as The Hard Master and the rest of … Continue reading New Character Posters for SNAKE EYES: GI JOE ORIGINS Assembles Heroes & Villains!
By: John M Jerva “By the Power of Greyskull!” It’s time to tap into your inner seven year old as executive producer Kevin Smith and Netflix has officially unleashed the throwback 80’s sounding trailer for Masters of the Universe: Revelations! Check out the new and much more bad ass He-Man and company below! PLOT: From Executive Producer Kevin Smith, comes an epic story that picks … Continue reading The New Trailer for Netflix’s MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: REVELATIONS Brings the Power!
By: John M Jerva Well here’s a movie I haven’t seen in years and I proudly owned it at one time on VHS. The old school actioner Death Ring is hitting Blu-Ray soon and this one is a pretty solid low budgeted affair that stars Norris, Swayze and McQueen to boot. OK, I know the heading is s little misleading but it does star all … Continue reading Norris, Swayze & McQueen Engage in the Hunt as the Old School 90’s Actioner DEATH RING Finally Hits Blu-Ray!
By: John M Jerva It’s sees like a dozen years since I sat at the NYCC panel back in 2019 for 20th Century’s action-comedy Free Guy which stars Ryan Reynolds. The movie was supposed to hit last year but we all know that tune by now. Well, it’s finally going to see the light of day this August and we have a new trailer for … Continue reading FREE GUY: Ryan Reynolds Proves His Worth in the Newest Trailer for the Gaming Action-Comedy!
By: John M Jerva Last night, I had the distinct honor of being a member of the latest Action Elite Live YouTube show hosted by Eoin Friel of TAE and we got to talk about one of my favorite action franchises…John Wick starring Keanu Reeves. It was a blast and I’m looking forward to more in the future. The films which have been helmed by … Continue reading THE ACTION ELITE LIVE WAR ROOM: Examining the JOHN WICK Franchise and it’s Effects on Modern Action Cinema
By: Danny Templegod Greetings valued Dan’s Movie Report and Action-Flix.com readers. On a whim and due to the fact that one of my favorite actresses Famke Jannsen is in it, I checked out the 2021 Saban Films release ‘The Vault’. This is not the same as the 2017 film with the same name, starring James Franco. The 2017 film is about 20 minutes shorter, although … Continue reading Review: THE VAULT (2021)