By: John M Jerva It’s been a long while since director Marc Prices’s dark action-comedy NIGHTSHOOTERS made its triumphant debut in the UK. Fans of star Jean-Paul Ly will finally get the chance to see the film as Indiecan, who acquired the film back in March, is set to release it on Digital and VOD this November. Filled with some rousing and bone crunching fight … Continue reading NIGHTSHOOTERS: Jean-Paul Ly’s Bruising, Dark Action-Comedy Finally Kicks it in America on VOD in November!
By: John M Jerva The Hong Kong smash action blockbuster Shock Wave 2 starring Andy Lau is poised and ready to make its North American streaming debut this November. Check out the official press release and new trailer below! Echelon Studios, Inc. and Stonecutter Media LTD announced today that the award-winning explosive thriller, SHOCK WAVE 2, directed by Herman Yau, will be premiering On Demand … Continue reading Andy Lau’s Action Blockbuster Epic SHOCK WAVE 2 Hits VOD this November!
By: John M Jerva If you’ve been living under a rock or your Wi-Fi has been down for a few months then you probably haven’t seen or heard of Raging Fire which is arguably one of the best action films of the year. The movie which hails from the late, great Benny Chan and stars martial arts action icon Donnie Yen in an adrenalized cop … Continue reading HI-YAH! is Ready to Unleash the “Operatic Action Spectacle” as Donnie Yen’s RAGING FIRE Strikes the Streaming Service this October!
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 I have to tell you all, after a long day at work, I really look forward to being a guest on THE ACTION WAR ROOM and therapeutically chat about anything and everything in the world of action cinema. It really does act as a stressor and it’s fun as hell. If you’ve been following, Friday nights have become a Free For … Continue reading THE ACTION ELITE LIVE: Friday Night Free for All- Talking THE TOMORROW WAR, 35 Years of BIG TROUBLE IN LITTLE CHINA & More!
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: 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!
By: John M Jerva Indie filmmaker band martial artist Alan Delabie’s endeavor Borrowed Time which is also known as Anatomy of an Anti-Hero is now officially available on streaming platforms in the US and UK. The film boasts a sensational indie action cast which includes Louis Mandylor , Silvio Simac , and Michel Qissi who is best known for playing the original Tong Po in … Continue reading BORROWED TIME: Alan Delabie’s Vigilante Thiller Packs the Hits on US & UK Streaming Platforms!
By: John M Jerva OK, this is getting a little ridiculous now. Once again, a movie, from Spain no less, has managed to fly right under my radar. I was literally browsing my list of flicks on Netflix when I came across one awesome and spectacular looking action-thriller titled XTREME. Literally. I was simply browsing and up popped up this movie that looks deliciously violent … Continue reading XTREME: It’s Brother Vs Brother in Netflix’s New Blood Soaked Actioner!
By: John M Jerva Update: To go along with the trailer reveal yesterday, Netflix has also unveiled key art for The Last Mercenary promising that JCVD is the “Daddy of All Secret Agents!” Check out the high kicking Van Dammage below! (Original Post) After years of looking like he wasn’t having any fun in his movies, Jean-Claude Van Damme looks like he’s finally channeling the … Continue reading THE LAST MERCENARY: Van Damme Kicks into Overdrive in the Slam Bang Trailer for Netflix’s Action-Comedy! (Update: Official Key Art Drops!)
By: John M Jerva We’ve got more indie action-horror goodness for all of you in the form of the new adrenaline pumping survivalist thriller aptly titled Fear. The new flick features a family who must put their survival skills to the upmost test when a viral outbreak turns regular citizens into horrid creatures. To make matters worse, they must also team with bandits who originally … Continue reading FEAR: It’s Time to Hunt the Hunters in the New Adrenaline Pumping Survivalist Thriller!
By: John M Jerva A new month is upon us and that means more Asian action cinema goodness from Well Go USA. The streaming site HI-YAH! has officially announced its new title line up for the month of June which features another streaming premiere in the form of Silat Warriors: Deed of Death which is another bone smashing fight flick courtesy of Malaysia. Check out … Continue reading New Asian Action Titles Set to Drop on HI-YAH! in June Including the Premiere of SILAT WARRIORS!!
By: John M Jerva The promotional juggernaut for the 80’s style throwback action flick Atomic Eden continues to roll! The film has officially hit streaming sites all over the world and fans everywhere are eating up the guilty pleasure awesomeness the film has to offer with its non-stop barrage of firefights and fisticuffs. The film is set to hit DVD overseas as well. A new … Continue reading ATOMIC EDEN: A Brand-New Badass Action-Packed Trailer has just Arrived as More Release News Continues!
By: John M Jerva Ever since I officially subscribed to Well Go USA’s streaming service affectionately called HI-YAH! I have been enjoying all that the service had to offer. From older films to newer high-octane hits, this is definitely the site for genre fans looking for a healthy dose of Asian Action Cinema. From Donnie Yen to Jackie Chan and then some, this service really … Continue reading New Adrenaline Soaked Asian Action Cinema Set to Debut in May on HI-YAH!
By: John M Jerva If you’ve been keeping up with the site over the week, then you know that I’ve been promoting the Carpenteresque 80’s throwback Actioner Atomic Eden which hails from East German filmmaker Nico Sentner. The film is just plain fun and it’s loaded with non-stop firepower and fisticuffs with the latter supplied by martial arts Phenom Mike Möller. Legendary actor Fred “The … Continue reading ATOMIC EDEN’s Global VOD Rollout Continues! The Carpenteresque Action Film Now Hits VOD in CANADA, AUSTRALIA, NEW ZEALAND, UK and IRELAND.
By: John M Jerva I’m always on the lookout for some fresh indie action cinema goodness and here’s a new film that literally dropped in my email box this weekend. The film is awesomely titled War Path and it hails from writer/director Casey de Fremery. The movie sees star Gary Noheallii as a contract killer who must go on the run when a botched assignment … Continue reading WAR PATH: A Contract Killer is On the Run in the New Actioner Now Available on VOD from High Octane Pictures!
By: John M Jerva Fans of Well Go USA’s HI-YAH! streaming service have probably partaken in the blistering action films which features Asian action whirlwind Philip Ng in the past and now Ng is bringing some full length hand to hand carnage once again as his newest action offering Undercover Punch & Gun debuts exclusively on the streaming service on May 7th as a HI-YAH! … Continue reading UNDERCOVER PUNCH & GUN: Philip Ng & Andy On Bring the Punishment as the High-Octane Asian Actioner Premieres Exclusively on HI-YAH! in May!
By: John M Jerva Are you a fan of outrageous 80’s throwback style B movie goodness? Better yet, do you love to watch 70’s and 80’s action legend Fred Williamson bring back the swagger of those lost eras as he gleefully takes out the bad guys with heavy weaponry just like in the old days? Well, you’re in luck because we have the movie for … Continue reading In the Spirit of The Expendables and Assault on Precinct 13, comes the Carpenteresque Action Film ATOMIC EDEN! Now streaming on all major platforms in the USA!
By: John M Jerva It’s no secret that I’ve been dying to see Asian action star Tak Sakaguchi’s one shot Samurai epic Crazy Samurai Musashi ever since I first heard about it. I’ve done substantial posts for the film over the past several months and now I’m excited to say that fans in North America will finally get their shot when the movie hits Well … Continue reading CRAZY SAMURAI: 400 vs. 1- Tak Sakaguchi’s Insane 77 Minute One Shot Epic Hits HI-YAH! In February!!
By: John M Jerva There’s no denying that as a lifelong action film buff, I am also a major fanatic of any throwback type of flick which borrows heavily from the full on high-octane goodies that we got in the 80’s and 90’s. In terms of giving the fans what they want, the indie action scene has been releasing a steady stream of product that … Continue reading I AM VENGEANCE: RETALIATION Launches an All-Out Assault on Netflix this Month!