By: Anthony Francis Fans of Wuxia style action (such as myself) will be pleased with the new film “The Emperor’s Sword”. Directed by Zhang Yingli, this is a fast paced and action-packed film that delivers some good battles with skill and style while telling a great story that unfolds like an ancient tale handed down for generations to the youth by their elders. During the Qin Dynasty … Continue reading Review: THE EMPEROR’S SWORD will Please Fans of Wuxia Style Action Cinema!
By: John M Jerva This week’s edition of The Action Elite War Room was a big one as we delved deep into one of the best men on a mission franchises in action cinema history, The Expendables. Formed by action icon Sylvester Stallone, each film put together some of the greatest action stars in history including Jason Statham, Jet Ali, Dolph Lundgren along with fellow … Continue reading The Action Elite War Room: Taking on One of the Greatest Men on a Mission Franchises Ever- THE EXPENDABLES!
By: John M Jerva Donnie Yen fans in China are getting the opportunity this weekend to finally see the action icon’s latest endeavor as Raging Fire from late, great filmmaker Benny Chan is hitting theaters there but North American fans won’t have long to wait as Well Go USA, who acquired the film back in June, will release the movie for western audiences on August … Continue reading RAGING FIRE: Well Go USA Taps the Donnie Yen Led Actioner from Director Benny Chan for an August Theatrical Release!
By: John M Jerva Filmmaker Neil Marshall has been in the director’s chair for some pretty rad genre films such Doomsday (which is probably my favorite film of his), The Descent and most recently The Reckoning. Marshall is one of those top tier directors who knows how to use what he’s got and use it to maximum effect. That’s why I’m so excited about his … Continue reading THE LAIR: Director Neil Marshall is Back with the Blood & Guts Action-Horror Pic!
By: John M Jerva UPDATE: Things got a little interesting yesterday as fellow Expendable Dolph Lundgren weighed in on a possible 4th film after Stallone’s post. Of course, Lundgren was even more cryptic stating that it’s been 10 years since filming number 2 and asked what Gunnar was up to lately. Hmmmmm.. ok now I’m definitely intrigued. Check out his post below! Stay tuned action … Continue reading Stallone Teases EXPENDABLES 4 Once Again (Update: Dolph Lundgren Adds Fuel to the Fire!)
By: John M Jerva Disney Plus and Marvel Studios have officially set a premiere date for its next highly anticipated MCU series Hawkeye. The limited series finds Jeremy Renner returning as Clint Barton AKA Hawkeye as he takes in a young protégés named Kate Bishop played by Hailee Steinfeld. Check out the announcement below along with a new image of Renner and Steinfeld from EW! … Continue reading Disney Plus Sets Premiere Date for Marvel Studios HAWKEYE Series!
By: John M Jerva First of all, the first Predator is a legit, no doubt about it, classic. Secondly, I’ve enjoyed each and every sequel thereafter for various reasons and even the last one offered some bright spots and yes…yes I’ve seen it more than once. Sue me. With that, this past week we got a lot of 411 on the next outing featuring everyone’s … Continue reading SKULL: The Newest PREDATOR Outing will Take the Franchise Back to its Savage Roots!
By: John M Jerva We have a Frank Grillo alert! The hardest working man in cinema is back once again and this time he’s looking a tad shady in Lionsgate’s latest crime thriller The Gateway. Also starring Shea Whigham and Olivia Munn and Bruce Dern in one of his last roles, a new teaser is now up. Take a peek below! Shea Whigham (American Hustle), … Continue reading THE GATEWAY: One Man Takes on a Criminal Empire in the New Gritty Thriller with Shea Whigham & Frank Grillo
By: John M Jerva With the latest extremely positive reviews coming out for director James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad, my anticipation level is at an all-time high. That with the fact that there’s mass casualties amongst the world’s worse super villains and I believe we are in for a good time. New key art has just dropped with the gang arriving in a bus of … Continue reading New Key Art Promises the THE SUICIDE SQUAD is Dying to Save the World!
By: John M Jerva We don’t know much about his character but we do know that Donnie Yen is going to look damn legit as the martial arts action icon has shared a BTS image from the set. Check out Yen looking dapper below! View this post on Instagram A post shared by Donnie Yen 甄子丹 (@donnieyenofficial) Yen will play a fellow assassin who is … Continue reading Donnie Yen is Looking Dapper in a New BTS Shot from JOHN WICK 4!
By: John M Jerva A few days ago, I shared the news that martial arts icon Mark Dacascos has joined the cast of Bat In The Sun’s Legend of the White Dragon which features former Power Rangers Jason David Frank and Jason Faunt. The play here is that it’s an adult take of that type of universe although it’s a different entity and now Frank … Continue reading Jason David Frank Shares New Images of His Full Suit for LEGEND OF THE WHITE DRAGON!
By: John M Jerva I can’t say that I’m surprised but it appears that the long gestating Die Hard prequel titled McClane has officially been terminated over at Disney who acquired 20th Century Films a few years back. The ambitious project which would have gone back and forth in time showing us a young John McClane as well as the version with Bruce Willis has … Continue reading Disney Puts the DIE HARD Prequel “McClane” on the Shelf
By: John M Jerva Donnie Yen will once again be kicking ample amounts of ass with his latest offering Raging Fire which hails from prolific Hong Kong helmet Benny Chan who sadly passed away last year. The new pic has Yen in an urban war zone as he takes on a protege gone rogue played by Nicholas Tse. Blood is gonna flow like it’s free … Continue reading Donnie Yen is All Action in the Bullet Infested Trailer and Key Art for the Late Benny Chan’s RAGING FIRE!
By: John M Jerva Guy Pearce is one underrated actor and subsequently, you could make the argument that he’s an underrated action star as well having served up roles in Lockout and most recently Disturbing the Peace. Pearce is back in action and this time he’s navigating a harsh urban jungle of the future in the new thriller Zone 414 which just unveiled a new … Continue reading Guy Pearce Navigates a Harsh, Futuristic Concrete Jungle in the Trailer for ZONE 414
By: John M Jerva Fans of hard hitting fight action have really gotten their full from all the exclusive premieres over the last few months and now we have another exhilarating martial arts opus hitting the streaming service ahead of its Blu-Ray release in September. The film is called Crazy Fist and it features the combination of boxing and MMA carnage as genre faithful should … Continue reading CRAZY FIST: HI-YAH! is Bringing the Pain this August with an All-New Exclusive Punch Fest!
By: John M Jerva For those of you out there in need of a Star Wars fix, we have a brand new fan made short film for you that features a forsaken Mandalorian and a drunken Jedi master who must reach deep inside themselves to complete a mission. The released trailer is pretty impressive and does look Disney+ worthy with decent looking action and visuals. … Continue reading FORSAKEN MANDALORIAN AND THE DRUNKEN JEDI MASTER: Two Heroes with No Hope Must Unite to Finish a Mission in the All-New Fan Made STAR WARS FILM!
By: John M Jerva I just wrote a review for Jolt this weekend where I mention that I actually like Jai Courtney and the things he’s done especially Spartacus. I never understood the hate he gets and even though he’s better in some things than others, I don’t mind the actor at all. With that, Variety is reporting that Courtney has enlisted for the new … Continue reading THE TERMINAL LIST: Jai Courtney Enlists for the Amazon Navy SEAL Series Opposite Chris Pratt!
By: John M Jerva Is it a sequel? A prequel? Something entirely new all together? No one really knows but hey the new The Suicide Squad movie looks like a shot you of fun. Director James Gunn helms this time around which sees old characters return along with new additions. One thing that was promised from the get ho is that there will be mass … Continue reading The New Featurette for THE SUICIDE SQUAD Promises Mass Casualties
By: Anthony Francis Shane Dax Taylor directed one of the most undervalued films of its decade, 2010’s soulful character piece “Bloodworth” that found Kris Kristofferson as a country singer who returns home to his hometown and the broken family he left behind. The film was a small and moving film rich in character and place and was one of the finest of its year. Proving he could … Continue reading Review: The New Thriller MASQUERADE is Populated by Solid Performances, Tight Direction and a Clever Finale!
By: John M Jerva Hey everyone! You remember that Daniel Craig James Bond flick that was supposed to come out like two years ago? Well it’s finally coming this October! No really, the new trailer for it says so. At this point, I could really care less but if you’re still interested, check out yet another trailer for the film while fans wait for its … Continue reading The New Trailer for the Latest James Bond Outing NO TIME TO DIE Hits! Bond is Back!