By: John M Jerva I can’t tell you how many times I’ve stated in an article that I can’t believe no one was killed while filming Asian action films. The stunts, fight choreography and pyrotechnics are insane, off the charts and unrivaled anywhere else in the world. Stuntmen are certainly the unsung heroes of the genre and now a new documentary from filmmaker John Wei … Continue reading KUNG FU STUNTMEN: NEVER SAY NO!- The New Documentary Sheds Light on the Unsung Heroes of Asian Action Cinema!
By: John M Jerva Yesterday came word that the action cinema community lost one of its finest when it was reported that martial artist, star and stunt and fight coordinator Brad Allan sadly passed away. Allan was a true pioneer in the industry and was the first westerner to be accepted into Jackie Chan’s famed stunt team. Not only did Allan show the world what … Continue reading The Action Fix: Remembering a True Martial Arts Star- Brad Allan
By: John M Jerva Video Reviews By: The Arty Dans Welcome to the first installment of the Asian Action Hot List which is a special series of articles I am doing with The Arty Dans at Asian Film Fans! These articles will delve deep into Asian action cinema and we will be covering lists that include top movies from the region old and new as … Continue reading Asian Action Hot List: Breaking Down Jackie Chan’s Last 5 Theatrical Efforts!
By: John M Jerva After assaulting theaters in China and the U.S., Jackie Chan’s latest action extravaganza Vanguard is ready to hit the UK as the action thriller which had been described as “incredible” is launching in theaters and VOD on January 8th, 2021. Peek at the new key art and release trailer below and get ready for a heaping dose of Jackie Chan! CineAsia … Continue reading Jackie Chan Invades the UK as VANGUARD Hits Theaters & VOD January 8th, 2021!
By: The Arty Dans Pressed for time! Check out our Rapid Fire Review for the new action pic Vanguard starring Jackie Chan! It’s everything you need to know about the movie in less time! So what’s it about? In a nut shell, Vanguard, a team of elite private security operatives, goes on a rescue mission to recover one of their operatives and the daughter of … Continue reading RAPID FIRE REVIEW: VANGUARD STARRING Jackie Chan!
By: The Arty Dans As a teen in the 90’s, Jackie Chan movies were part of my movie diet. From his classics like Drunken Master and Police Story, to the fun stuff like City Hunter, and even his American output like Rumble In The Bronx and Rush Hour. His movies were fun, and I loved them. But in the last ten years, something happened to … Continue reading REVIEW: Jackie Chan is Back in VANGUARD
By: John M Jerva I guess we have 007 to thank for this as the newest James Bond outing No Time to Die being pushed back from this November to next year has paved the way for Jackie Chan to receive a nationwide theatrical release from Gravitas Ventures. Vanguard will now see a huge release on November 20th which was the spot originally taken by … Continue reading VANGUARD: Gravitas Ventures Drops the U.S. Trailer for Jackie Chan’s Latest Hitting in November!
By: John M Jerva After finally hitting domestic theaters last month after a delay, Jacki Chan’s newest action hit Vanguard is poised and ready to make its debut on this side of the ocean. Word comes from The Wrap that Gravitas Ventures has picked up the film for its North American release and its set to launch on November 20th and will release wide in … Continue reading VANGUARD: Jackie Chan’s Latest Action Endeavor is Ready to Hit the U.S. in November from Gravitas Ventures!
By: Robb Antequera Welcome to FOOT FIST FRIDAYS! A weekly dose of fight action where the Action-Flix.com experts share their thoughts on some of the greatest scenes of fisticuffs in action cinema history! Jackie Chan is a god amongst action fans. No one in the action genre has done more, or has gone to farther lengths to achieve what he has during the course of … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: Jackie Chan Shows One Last Glimpse of Greatness in THE ACCIDENTAL SPY!
By: John M Jerva Right now, Jackie Chan is back in action and tearing up Chinese theaters with his newest action offering Vanguard. The film which puts Jackie into the heat of battle with a new generation of ass kickers is loaded with incredible stunts and fight action which fans can expect from the Chan man. Our good friend The Arty Dans over at Asian … Continue reading VANGUARD: Yang Yang Goes Out to Eat in a New Action Drenched Clip from the New Jackie Chan Action Pic!
By: John M Jerva The epic fantasy/action film Iron Mask which stars action icons Arnold Schwarzenegger and Jackie Chan is finally making its way on this side of the world this November. The film which was originally titled Viy 2: Journey to China gets a new name and trailer courtesy of Lionsgate Home Entertainment so check out the footage and Blu-Ray and DVD cover art … Continue reading IRON MASK: The Epic Action-Fantasy Starring Arnold Schwarzenegger & Jackie Chan Finally Hits North America in November!
By: John M Jerva After a long delay due to the ongoing pandemic situation, Jackie Chan’s Newest action spectacular Vanguard is finally making its way into Chinese theaters starting tomorrow. The film which was supposed to hit at the beginning of the year, was shelved as theaters worldwide shutdown but now fans will be able to see the Chan Man in all his glory and … Continue reading Watch an Exclusive Teaser for Jackie Chan’s VANGUARD Ahead of its Cinema Release Tomorrow!
By: The Cinema Drunkie Welcome to FOOT FIST FRIDAYS! A weekly dose of fight action where the Action-Flix.com experts share their thoughts on some of the greatest scenes of fisticuffs in action cinema history! In Hong Kong 1978, Drunken Master was released, turning its lead into a bonafide megastar overnight. That star of course was Jackie Chan. Jackie went on to star in other films … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: Jackie Chan Rumbles with Bill “Superfoot” Wallace in THE PROTECTOR!
By: John M Jerva To tell you the truth, I had completely forgotten about the new Jacke Chan/John Cena action flick Project X-Traction as the film has been kicking around for a while now and I must say that now we have some news on the flick, my interests have peaked once again. First of all, for those of you in the dark on this … Continue reading PROJECT: X-TRACTION: The Upcoming Action-Thriller Starring Jackie Chan & John Cena Earns the Chinese Seal of Approval
By: The Arty Dans BOOM! Jackie Chan’s latest blockbuster gets a September 30 release! September 30! It’s going to be a big day in Chinese cinema – the delayed Jackie Chan blockbuster will finally be released alongside Gong Li’s Leap! Directed by Stanley Tong, a big collaborator with Chan, returns to the directing helm (his last film was Kung Fu Yoga with Chan) in this … Continue reading VANGUARD: Jackie Chan’s Latest Gets an Updated Release Date and Trailers! (Hong Kong/China, 2020)
By: John M Jerva Having been set for a domestic theatrical release earlier this year but was postponed due to COVID-19, Jackie Chan’s long awaited actioner Vanguard is finally set to hit theaters later this month. We also have a newer poster for you to view below with the new date on it along with the latest trailer to refresh your memory! Helmed by Stanley … Continue reading VANGUARD: Jackie Chan’s Long Delayed Action Film Finally Hits Theaters this Month!
By: John M Jerva No one can say that action star Scott Adkins hadn’t been keeping busy this summer ever since production halted on his latest action film Castle Falls which also stars Dolph Lundgren who also directs. The film like many has been put on hold due to the current state of things but Adkins has been entertaining the masses with kicking tutorials and … Continue reading MY LUCKY STARS: Action Star Scott Adkins Hosts a Live Screening this Friday of Sammo Hung & Jackie Chan’s Classic Martial Arts Flick!
By: The Cinema Drunkie Welcome to FOOT FIST FRIDAYS! A weekly dose of fight action where the Action-Flix.com experts share their thoughts on some of the greatest scenes of fisticuffs in action cinema history! This week, The Cinema Drunkie returns and he isn’t playing around as he brings us Prime Jackie Chan martial arts mastery in the classic 1980 fisticuffs fueled, adrenalized, high flying force … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: Jackie Chan is in His Prime in the Classic 1980 Martial Arts Epic THE YOUNG MASTER!
By: The Cinema Drunkie Welcome to FOOT FIST FRIDAYS! A weekly dose of fight action where the Action-Flix.com experts share their thoughts on some of the greatest scenes of fisticuffs in action cinema history! Ladies and Gentlemen, we give you The Three Dragons in the climatic and classic final fight from My Lucky Stars! The Cinema Drunkie gets serious as he chats up this quintessential … Continue reading FOOT FIST FRIDAYS: The Three Dragons Unite in the Climatic Fight from MY LUCKY STARS!
By: John M Jerva Here’s another film that I had promoted a little on my older website and now it looks like fans in the UK will get to see it as the epic adventure pic The Iron Mask is getting an April release overseas. The film which is actually a sequel to a hit Russian film titled VIY 2 which is helmed by Director … Continue reading THE IRON MASK: Jackie Chan and Arnold Schwarzenegger Unite for One Epic Adventure as the Long Awaited Fantasy Adventure Hits UK Cinemas in April!