It’s been a long time coming but North American fans are finally going to be able to see the Louis Koo led Sci-Fi actioner Warriors of Future! Netflix has acquired the film as they look to bolster their Chinese filmography for the streaming service. The film has seen its share of delays throughout its conception but finally hit theaters overseas this past summer. Check out … Continue reading Netflix Acquires the Sci-Fi Hong Kong/Chinese Epic WARRIORS OF FUTURE Starring Louis Koo!
If you’re in the adrenalized mood for some old school style period Kung Fu action then the streaming service HI-YAH! has got it covered. Well Go USA’s exclusive streaming home for martial arts action and more is launching the premiere of The Grandmaster of Kung Fu which throws it back to the golden days of Kung Fu Theater on TV. Watch the all-new trailer below … Continue reading Kick It into High Gear with the Trailer for THE GRANDMASTER OF KUNG FU! Steaming Exclusively on HI-YAH! November 4th!
I must admit, once again, that I knew nothing of this movie until I was scrolling through Facebook and it popped up on my feed and what a pleasant surprise it was courtesy of the land down under. A new action-thriller is out now that tells the story of a normal woman who is skilled in archery that must take action to save her family. … Continue reading AVARICE: A Master Archer Takes on Mercenaries to Save Her Family in the New Actioner Now on VOD!
After watching The Gray Man last week, I’ve come to the realization that foreign markets are killing it in the action cinema department especially in South Korea. I’d like to strap some big wig studio executives to chairs and force them to watch the finest that Asian Action Cinema has to offer in hopes that they will take notes. I’m not holding my breath though … Continue reading PREMAN: SILENT FURY- Check Out the Tantalizing and Beautifully Brutal New Trailer & Box Art for Well Go USA’s Upcoming Indonesian Action Pic!
Well, just like his last two Sniper films that came out of nowhere, Chad Michael Collins latest sci-fi actioner Dead Zone which pairs him with fellow action star Michael Jai White hits Tubi exclusively on Friday and we literally just found this out. To go along with the announcement, new key art and trailer has dropped featuring the two stars as well as genre favorite … Continue reading DEAD ZONE: It’s Go Time as the Sci-Fi Action-Horror Film Starring Chad Michael Collins & Michael Jai White Hits TUBI on Friday!
Sylvester Stallone’s long delayed dark superhero entry Samaritan is forgoing theaters and hitting Amazon Prime this August. Check out the official poster and images to the movie that is going to make fans look at the superhero genre differently! SAMARITAN Launching Globally on Prime Video on August 26 Thirteen-year-old Sam Cleary (Javon “Wanna” Walton) suspects that his mysterious and reclusive neighbor Mr. Smith (Sylvester Stallone) … Continue reading Stallone’s Long Awaited SAMARITAN Hits Amazon Prime this August!
If Netflix doesn’t satisfy your need for adrenaline this summer with the likes of The Gray Man and Day Shift, then they’ve got another healthy dose of Asian action cinema for you. The new film is called Carter and it hails from the visionary director of The Villainess. Check out the latest shot of high-octane carnage below! Thrown straight into a dangerous mission with none … Continue reading CARTER: Bullets & Adrenaline Fly in Netflix’s Upcoming Actioner from South Korea!
If you follow my website, then you know that I’ve been promoting martial arts actor and filmmaker Alan Delabie’s fight infused action franchise Borrowed Time for quite some time now. The series comes full circle now as the last entry, Borrowed Time 3: Falling Apart, I’d now available to stream with a DVD launch set for September. Check out the new trailer, key art and … Continue reading BORROWED TIME 3: FALLING APART- The Final Entry in Alan Delabie’s Martial Arts Action Franchise is Now Available on Streaming!
By: John M Jerva A team of mercenaries out to retrieve a priceless artifact have met their match in the home sitter hired to watch the house. That’s right! This lady is ready to kick some merc ass and the whole mansion is about to become a battleground in director Chris Rakotomamonjy’s French actioner titled appropriately enough Home-Sitters. The film is now available on all … Continue reading The French Actioner HOME-SITTERS is Now Available on Amazon and All Digital Platforms!
By: John M Jerva While we wait for more 411 from some of Alexander Nevsky’s future projects including Assault on Rio Bravo and the just recently announced Savage Attack, we’ve got the skinny on Nevsky’s inaugural film debut Moscow Heat. First released back in 2004, Nevsky made a name for himself in the realm of action with the thriller which had him starring alongside Michael … Continue reading The Action Film MOSCOW HEAT with Alexander Nevsky gets Reissued from ITN!
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!)