By: John M Jerva Fanboys finally get their dream team up as the new fan film 1986 sees DC’s Caped Crusader share the screen with the ultimate gun toting vigilante. That’s right! Batman and The Punisher are taking out the trash in a punishing new short that may be thin on running time but is locked and loaded with fanboy service and action. Check out … Continue reading 1986: Batman & The Punisher Deliver Maximum Vengeance and Justice in the New Killer Fan Film!
By: John M Jerva First I’m going to go on record as saying that even with its flaws, I still enjoyed the Netflix Marvel series Iron Fist. Sure it had its share of problems but I’m probably such a super fan that I’ll take what I can get. The second season was light years better but I feel that the show never recovered from its … Continue reading Action Short: IMMORTAL 65 is the IRON FIST that the Netflix Marvel Series Should Have Been!
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 For those of you waiting patiently for The Batman with Robert Pattinson and Zack Snyder’s Justice League which hits HBOMAX next week, we have a short film that will definitely peek your interest and help you while you wait for the latest theatrical Batman adventures. It’s called Dying Is Easy and it comes via Bat in the Sun production company who … Continue reading DYING IS EASY: Batman and The Joker Square Off in the Newest Bat in the Sun Short Film!
By: John M Jerva Fans of rising martial arts action star Jean-Paul Ly won’t have to wait until March 2nd and the release of 400 Bullets to see him in action as a new action short called ACÉRÉ has hit the net by fierce and bloody force. The action short is helmed by Ross Peacok who is the creator of the YouTube channel Rossatron. The … Continue reading ACÉRÉ: Jean-Paul Ly and Laurent Plancel are Sharpened to Kill in the New Brutal and Unforgiving Action Short!
By: John M Jerva I recently subscribed to the awesome streaming service HI-YAH! which is a product of the fine folks at Well Go USA and being a long time lover of all things on screen fighting since I can remember, I have been reveling in all the insane content that the service has to offer. From old school classics to newer releases, the service … Continue reading MAYHEM: Vietnamese Action Star Peter Pham Wages a One Man War in the Extreme Martial Arts Short on HI-YAH!
By: Danny Templegod Greetings valued Dan’s Movie Report and Action-Flix.com readers. This is the way! I must say The Mandalorian has profoundly altered the course of Star Wars. Baby Yoda, Gorgu has exploded into the landscape much in the way the original film did over 40 years ago. Action stars Amy Johnston and Lauren Mary Kim have once again out did themselves. A three and … Continue reading “This is the Way”- A Mandalorian Fan Film – Movie Review © 2020 Dan’s Movie Report
By: Eoin Friel Plot: Set amidst a divided country, with fear and civil unrest at it’s peak, OFFICER DOWN tells the story of police officer Alex Trent, who becomes trapped in a rundown building with a dangerous extremist group, hell-bent on taking violent action. Disillusioned and radicalised, the group is led by ELIJAH, a man branded as a threat to the country and the last … Continue reading Short Film Spotlight: OFFICER DOWN Serves Up 18 Minutes of Pure Adrenaline!
By: John M Jerva First of all, I must give credit to one of my Twitter brother for putting this on my radar as Richard Hawes @DTVRSH who runs the The DTV Digest just made my day with this new action/sci-fi short trailer from former Power Ranger, expert martial artist, filmmaker and actor Johnny Yong Bosch (Broken Path). The film is called Ark EXITUS and … Continue reading ARK EXITUS: Johnny Yong Bosch is at War with Doppelgängers in the New, Adrenalized Action/Sci-Fi Short!
By: John M Jerva Two months ago, I shared the news that director Rene Perez (The Insurrection, The Dragon Unleashed) has spent lockdown filming a 17 plus minute GI Joe fan film focusing on the group’s most popular character Snake-Eyes. The film, which was made strictly for fun, is a more adult oriented film featuring Snake on the run from mercenaries as the Joes have … Continue reading SNAKE-EYES: The GI JOE Fan Film From Director Rene Perez is Now Available Online!
By: John M Jerva I have been following this project on social media for quite sometime now and have been waiting for the right time to post about it and as a release is soon forthcoming, it’s now time to unleash the beast. The film is called War Gene and it is a glorious blend of military action and sci-fi thrills from Stefan Chopavskiy. Check … Continue reading WAR GENE: The Nightmares of the Past Battle for the Future in the Upcoming Sci-Fi Actioner from Stefan Chopavskiy!
By: John M Jerva Here’s something cool that dropped into my email box today. We might have to wait longer for the big screen adaptation of Snake-Eyes: GI Joe Origins but indie genre filmmaker has you covered in the meantime as he has taken the initiative and made his own short fan film made on the iconic GI Joe ninja commando. The short is available … Continue reading Director Rene Perez Helms a Jaw Dropping and Bone Smashing SNAKE-EYES Short Fan Film!
By: John M Jerva Ever since Netflix cancelled The Punisher which featured Jon Bernthal in one of the best on screen interpretations of the infamous comic book vigilante, I have been hoping that we would see the gun toting anti-hero in some shape or form in the future. Well, it’s not a film or TV series and it’s less than three minutes long but we … Continue reading SKULL: PUNISHER REAWAKENED- Frank Castle is Punishment Unleashed in the Short that Rivals any Film!
By: John M Jerva What do you get when you put up a team of mercenaries led by action star Paul Sloan against the ultimate evil? Well I’m glad you asked because that’s what happens in the new proof of concept short film titled King Of Vampires! The awesome new short which stars Sloan who also penned the script was recently dropped on the Joblo … Continue reading KING OF VAMPIRES: Paul Sloan and His Team of Mercs Face the Ultimate Horror in the New Blood Soaked Short Film!
By: Danny Templegod Greetings valued Dan’s Movie Report and Action-Flix.com readers. Mayday! Mayday! The Intrepid Zoë Bell directed and produced, and several stunt women and actresses have unleashed a brand new fighting video called #BossBitchFightChallenge! It was all shot in quarantine and is a 5 minute blast of aggressive and humorous insanity. Top flight stunt people such as Monique Ganderton, Tara Macken, Amy Johnston, Ming … Continue reading Action Star Zoë Bell Unleashes the Boss Bitch Fight Challenge!
By: John M Jerva Looking for some entertainment during those long quarantined nights? We got ya covered and today we have a new action-comedy short film called Perps which stars body building legend Lou Ferrigno and martial artist Tamas Nadas. The short is now available on YouTube so check it out below! Out on YouTube this week is the hilarious short film PERPS, starring action … Continue reading PERPS: Lou Ferrigno and Tamas Nadas Endure One Long Night in the New Action-Comedy Short
By: John M Jerva To action fans around the world, filmmaker Ben Ramsey is a household name given the fact that he has directed one of the best underground tournament fight films in Blood And Bone starring the legendary, and I do mean legendary, Michael Jai White. That film features some of White’s most bad ass fight sequences and it is loaded throughout its entire … Continue reading INTERFACE: Director Ben Ramsey’s Mind Blowing and Epic Sci-Fi Action Short is Now Available Online for FREE!
By: John M Jerva OK, now this kicks ass and it comes from Action-Flix favorite and resident on screen fighting bad ass Eric Jacobus who has been featured in numerous films and shorts. The animated film is called Kung Fu Vs. Zombies and it pays homage to the genre classic Big Trouble In Little China. Coming along for the adrenalized ride is one of Jacobus’ … Continue reading KUNG FU VS. ZOMBIES: Check Out the High Octane Animated Short Starring Eric Jacobus and Dennis Ruel!
By: Braden D. White Three years. That’s how long it’s been since I first approached this idea about writing this film. After tons of ups and downs( and multiple changes in the game plan) I’m proud to say that Principle photography of the short film/Proof-of-concept version of “Skin Circuit” is complete. This was my first time wearing multiple hats for a project as I was … Continue reading SKIN CIRCUIT: A Retrospective On the Upcoming Action Short Film
(Original Publication Date: November 19th, 2018) By: John M Jerva REVIEW: NIGHT SHIFT STARRING: Adele Elasmar, Stephen Degenaro, Liz Conrado and Zia Kelly DIRECTED BY: John Balazs OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS: A guilt ridden police officer is forced to tackle her inner demons and rely on her training to survive and fight her way through 5 floors of a drug lab. THE REVIEW: Short films are a rare commodity … Continue reading REVIEW: The Action Short Film NIGHT SHIFT Pummels the Competition with Bad Ass Fisticuffs & Emotion (Reprint)