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)
By: John M Jerva Last year, I was turned on to a series of short films which starred action heavyweight Bryan Larkin who was seen in I Am Vengeance as well as other films like London Has Fallen and to my delight, these short films were action drenched and taut in their storytelling. The films are called Dead End and Dead End 2: A Justified … Continue reading DEAD END: DEAD MAN WALKING- The Contractor is Back in the Third Entry in the Action Short Film Series!
By: John M Jerva Former Royal Marine turned stunt professional, actor and filmmaker Adam Collins is busy at work with his latest project to follow up his awesome throwback action flick OUTLAWED and it is currently rolling in front of the cameras as we speak. The film which is titled Hood: A Legend Reborn is a more brutal and down and dirty reimagining of the … Continue reading HOOD: A LEGEND REBORN- Adam Collins’ Brutal Follow-Up to OUTLAWED Promises to Reinvent the Myth of Robin Hood!
By: John M Jerva I was contacted last year by director Josh Blank Fowler in regards to his indie action noir thriller Two Gunned Saint and was immediately intrigued at the premise which tells the story of an elite Hitman looking for some good old fashioned brutal and bloody retribution. Fast forward to today and Josh has sent me an awesome short film that serves … Continue reading Stervyatnitsa- A TWO GUNNED SAINT STORY: Check out the New Prologue Short Film of Bloody Retribution for the Upcoming British Action-Noir Thriller!
By: John M Jerva Braden White is a man of many talents. The newest contributor to Action-Flix.com is a martial artist with years of experience and he is also an aspiring filmmaker who has served up one bone crunching display of empty handed comabat action in his newest short film simply title THE DRIVE. The short but fisticuffs filled video just dropped online last week … Continue reading THE DRIVE: Two Fighters Battle for One Valuable Piece of Hardware in the New Action Short!
By: Danny Templegod Greetings Dan’s Movie Report and www.action-flix.com readers, today across my desk comes the completed Interface 30 minute short film. Writer/Director Ben Ramsey tells me that not only has he finished the final edit of Interface, that he has two screenings taking place! The first one will take place onThursday October 3rd at the American Film Institute Mark Goodson Theater. The event starts at 8pm! The … Continue reading Dan’s Movie Report Short Film Review: INTERFACE
First off, I have to admit that I never heard of the first action short film titled Dead End which stars Bryan Larkin (I Am Vengeance, London Has Fallen) and Julian Gaertner as two lethal hitmen on a mission. I must say that some of these short films are more action drenched then some feature films and with limited running times, they get to the … Continue reading DEAD END II: A JUSTIFIED Kill- The Sequel To the Award Winning High-Octane Action Short is Set to Premiere at Fighting Spirit Film Festival!
(Original Publication Date: June 1st, 2018) By: John M Jerva REVIEW: BLINDSIDED THE GAME STARRING: Eric Jacobus, Roger Yuan, David William No, Luke Lafontaine and Joe Bucaro III DIRECTED BY: Clayton Barber Official Synopsis: After blind man Walter Cooke (Jacobus, God of War) prevents a local gang from shaking down his local grocer Gordon (Roger Yuan, Jason Borne), Walter must reckon with the gang’s ruthless boss Sal (Joe … Continue reading Walter is Back and Business is Booming in the Rousing Sequel BLINDSIDED: THE GAME (Reprint)
(Original Publication Date: October 12th, 2018) By: John M Jerva REVIEW: THE PROPOSAL STARRING : Marc Natoli, Kahli Williams, Paul Allica, Lincoln Barros and Christina Mclachlin DIRECTED BY: Ben Whimpey Official Synopsis: When gun for hire and all around tough customer Mason Stone (Marc Natoli) takes his long time girlfriend Emma (Kahli Williams) out on the town with the intent of popping the big question, he finds his proposal plans … Continue reading REVIEW: The Short Film THE PROPOSAL Packs a Massive Punch in 12 Minutes! (Reprint)
(Original Publication Date: April 3rd, 2019) By: John M Jerva n the realm of independent action cinema, filmmaker Ben Ramsey has definitely earned my respect after helming the awesome martial arts action flick BLOOD AND BONE which starred martial arts and action heavyweight Michael Jai White. BLOOD AND BONE featured some of the best on screen fighting from White and it certainly delivered the bone crunching … Continue reading INTERFACE: Director Ben Ramsey Drops a New 4K Trailer for His Epic Sci-Fi Action Short Film! (Reprint)
(Original Publication Date: May 2nd, 2019) By: John M Jerva For those action genre fans in the loop, the name Jean-Paul Ly rolls off the tongue with anticipated excitement as the action and martial arts phenom delivers the jaw dropping goods with a fury. Ly, who broke out onto the scene with the Cambodian action-comedy Jailbreak has been on fire ever since having also appeared in … Continue reading THE DIVISION: Jean-Paul Ly’s Directorial Debut Action Short Film Hits the Web with a Vengeance! (Reprint)