By: Jacob Bloodee Jacob Babcock Windfall was a made for television movie released in 2003 (also seen listed as 2001 and 2002 so who knows) and follows thieves Ace (Casper Van Dien) and Scratch (Robert Englund) whose robbery of a prominent casino goes awry but they end up working as security advisors to the owner (Ray Wise) where they uncover a betrayal in the business … Continue reading Action Rewind: Casper Van Dien and the Star Studded Cast Deliver in the Overlooked DTV Heist Thriller WINDFALL!
By: Jacob Bloodee Jacob Babcock Maiden Voyage: Ocean Hijack was a made for television movie released in 2004. Starring b-movie and genre guru Casper Van Dien of Starship Troopers cult fame, the film follows him as “Kyle Considine” a former firefighter and special forces operative who winds up against a terrorist conspiracy aboard a luxury cruise ship as he now works for an agency reviewing … Continue reading Rapid Fire Review: Casper Van Dien Goes UNDER SIEGE in the Action-Thriller MAIDEN VOYAGE: OCEAN HIJACK!
By: Jacob Bloodee Jacob Babcock Slayer was a TV movie released in 2006, written and directed by Kevin VanHook for the Syfy channel. The story follows a group of soldiers led by Hawk (Casper Van Dien, Starship Troopers) and Grieves (Kevin Grevioux, Underworld) who are sent in by Linda Carter to investigate and eradicate a growing possible vampire threat. When Grieves is taken as well … Continue reading Action Rewind: Casper Van Dien Trudges Through the Blood Soaked B Horror Actioner, SLAYER!
By: John M Jerva Action star, filmmaker and former bodybuilding world champion Alexander Nevsky kept himself busy during the last year and the pandemic which hit hard. Nevsky, with proper safety protocols in place, was able to film a new action-thriller titled Red Prophecies. Nevsky was able to employ some heavy firepower for key roles as well as the lines of Eric Roberts, Casper Van … Continue reading RED PROPHECIES: The Action is Red Hot with New Key Art for Alexander Nevsky’s Newest Action-Thriller!
(Original Publication Date: January 25th, 2018) By: John M jerva Review: SHOWDOWN IN MANILA Starring: Alexander Nevsky, Casper Van Dien, Mark Dacascos, Tia Carrere, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Don “The Dragon” Wilson, Cynthia Rothrock, Olivier Gruner and Matthias Hues Directed By: Mark Dacascos Official Synopsis: The film follows private detectives Nick (Alexander Nevsky) and Charlie (Casper Van Dien) who live and work in Manila. A murder investigation leads … Continue reading Review: SHOWDOWN IN MANILA Brings the 90’s Action Fun Back to the Cinema (Reprint)
By: John M Jerva Not even the pandemic can keep action star and filmmaker Alexander Nevsky down as the former bodybuilding champion has secured a distribution deal with ITN Distribution to release his latest action-thriller Red Prophecies. The news comes out of this week’s American Film Market and the thriller which Nevsky filmed during the lockdown with safety protocols in place is armed and ready … Continue reading AFM 2020: Alexander Nevsky’s RED PROPHECIES Scores a Distribution Deal with ITN Distribution for a March Theatrical Release!
By: Cam Sully Plot: Zoey (MMA fighter Melissa Croden), an up and coming mixed martial arts fighter, gives up her dream of fighting in a worldwide mixed martial arts tournament to fight in the seedy, underground world of mixed martial arts fighting after her father, Javier (Casper Van Dien, Starship Troopers), is killed by the Russian mob associated with the underground fighting world. She battles … Continue reading Review: CHOKEHOLD is an Engaging, Revenge Fueled MMA Flick
By: John M Jerva REVIEW: The 2nd STARRING: Ryan Phillippe, Casper Van Dien, Jack Griffo, Samaire Armstrong, Richard Burgi DIRECTED BY: Brian Skiba Secret-service agent Vic Davis (Phillippe) is on his way to pick up his estranged son, Shawn (Jack Griffo), from his college campus when he finds himself in the middle of a high-stakes terrorist operation. THE REVIEW: If you follow me and my … Continue reading Review: Ryan Phillippe Comes Out with Guns Blazing in the Fast Paced Throwback Actioner THE 2ND!
By: John M Jerva Indie filmmaking has been making a giant push this year ever since major Hollywood releases have been pushed back due to the pandemic and we have one international action star who is brave enough to complete his latest action/thriller during all the chaos. That’s right fans! Alexander Nevsky is back and he’s on the hunt in Red Prophecies which just debuted … Continue reading RED PROPHECIES: Alexander Nevsky is On the Hunt in His Newest Action/Thriller! Exclusive Photos!
By: John M Jerva Heralded as Arizona’s Filmmaker of the Year and LA Times’ “prolific genre filmmaker,” Brian Skiba has had a pretty solid career with numerous family and holiday films under his belt. Now, Skiba has branched out to one of the genres he loves the best…the action genre. With the release of his newest project, The 2nd starring Shooter’s Ryan Phillippe, which is … Continue reading Exclusive Interview! Director Brian Skiba Gives Us the 411 on His New Action-Thriller THE 2ND Starring Ryan Phillippe & Casper Van Dien on The Action Fix Podcast!
By: John M Jerva Well we might not have any big budget action films at the moment but there sure is a steady wave of direct to video flicks to satisfy us action junkies in the meantime. Netflix and independent films have really been stepping up over the last months and now we have another high-octane thriller starring Ryan Phillippe for you to check out. … Continue reading THE 2ND: Ryan Phillippe Unleashes His Particular Set of Skills in the Official Trailer for the Upcoming Action Pic!
By: John M Jerva Here’s a film to hopefully satisfy those if you that are looking to add more sci-fi action to their diet. Lionsgate is set to release the thriller G-Loc on DVD and Digital this August which features True Blood’s Stephen Moyer and Starship Trooper’s Casper Van Dien. We have all the details below so take a look at the cover art trailer … Continue reading G-LOC: The Epic Sci-Fi Thriller Hits DVD and Digital in August!
(Original Publication Date: February 1st, 2018) By: John M Jerva In Hollywood, there are those few actors who can truly say that they have done it all. They are the versatile actors who can make any type of film. From a rousing action film to a heartfelt drama, this rare breed is one in a million. Casper Van Dien is certainly one of these actors. … Continue reading Exclusive Interview: Hollywood’s Genre Man Casper Van Dien from SHOWDOWN IN MANILA (Reprint)
Casper Van Dien is one of those rare stars who can elevate even the most mediocre film with his presence alone and today we have a new trailer for his upcoming action-thriller titled Dead Water which also stars 80’s mainstay Judd Nelson. Check out the tease below and watch Van Dien in action! Official Synopsis: “When a relaxing getaway turns deadly, a former Marine must … Continue reading DEAD WATER: The High Seas Action-Thriller Starring Casper Van Dien Debuts a New Trailer!