By: John M Jerva During the 80’s and 90’s and even beyond, Arnold Schwarzenegger was one of the most unstoppable stars in action cinema. From films like Conan The Barbarian to the body count epic Commando, Arnie was a force to be reckon with and each entry was more over the top then the one before it. There is one film that sums up just … Continue reading The Action Elite Live- The War Room: Discussing the Greatness of Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Sci-Fi Action Epic TOTAL RECALL
By: John M Jerva Love him or hate him (and God help me do I love a Steven Seagal flick, good or bad) there’s no denying that the Aikido master has had an influential effect on the action genre. Ever since Sensei Seagal came out of nowhere in the 1988 testosterone fueled action epic Above the Law, he’s bashed in more heads and put more … Continue reading The Action Elite Live: The War Room – Let’s Walk… ON DEADLY GROUND (1994)
By: John M Jerva After months of waiting, Marvel Studios second film in Phase IV Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings finally kicks its way into theaters and with it, we have our first full blown Marvel martial arts action epic. Newcomer Simu Liu leads the way in the title role along with veteran Hong Kong icon Tony Leung, Michelle Yeoh and Awkwafina … Continue reading Action Fix Video Review: Marvel’s SHANG-CHI AND THE LEGEND OF THE TEN RINGS is Flat Out, Kick Ass Fun!
By: John M Jerva Do you remember the time that Batman took on The Punisher? I sure do but unfortunately it wasn’t the dream matchup in the literal sense but Ben Affleck did throw down with Jon Bernthal on the sleeper hit The Accountant. The movie featured Affleck as high functioning math savant Christian Wolff who secretly worked for the world’s most lethal criminal organizations … Continue reading THE ACCOUNTANT: Director Gavin O’Connor Confirms a Sequel with Ben Affleck is Coming!
By: John M Jerva It seems like every other day we mention a DTV Bruce Willis project with the trailer for his upcoming thriller Survive The Game dropping just the other day. That after his other new thriller Midnight in the Switchgrass with Megan Fox debuted on Blu-Ray last month. See what I mean? Don’t forget about Cosmic Sin with Frank Grillo hitting earlier this … Continue reading APEX: RLJE Films Acquires The Bruce Willis Futuristic Actioner for a November Release
By: John M Jerva We just talked about The Expendables franchise a few weeks back on TAE Live but with the news releases yesterday that the fourth film of the series is finally ready to shoot in October and the new casting announcements, Eoin from The Action Elite and myself just had to do a special chat. From now until the cameras roll, fans will … Continue reading The Action Elite War Room Live: Let’s Chat EXPENDABLES 4 Fan Casting!
By: John M Jerva Another great episode of The Action Elite War Room Live took place last night as we delved into the glory days of DTV VHS action movies and most notably Showdown and other great martial arts action flicks starring the powerhouse Billy Blanks. Blanks, before he became the guru of Tae Bo, was one of the kings of martial arts action films … Continue reading The Action Elite War Room Live: Discussing SHOWDOWN and Other Billy Blanks Flicks
By: John M Jerva I never got to do a proper review of one of my most anticipated films of the year in Snake Eyes GI Joe Origins unfortunately due to time constraints and life in general so it was great to finally chat about the film and my passion for all things Snake and GI Joe as well as serve up my feelings on … Continue reading The Action Elite War Room Live: The Yin & Yang of SNAKE EYES- GI JOE ORIGINS
By: John M Jerva Task Force X is back in action as director James Gunn’s The Suicide Squad is finally here. The movie is a balls to the wall, pedal to the metal comic boof flick but does it measure up to be Action-Flix Approved? Check out my full video review below as I dig into the latest comic book endeavor which is not short … Continue reading Video Review: THE SUICIDE SQUAD is Task Force X at its Over the Top, Balls to the Wall Best!
By: John M Jerva It was another entertaining round of the Friday War Room over at The Action Elite War Room Live as we discussed the 90’s underrated gem Hard Rain which starred Christian Slater, who spent a few years doing the action hero thing, and Hollywood legend Morgan Freeman. Eoin, myself, J-Man and Stephen also discussed other lesser known Christian Slater action gems and … Continue reading THE ACTION ELITE WAR ROOM LIVE: Discussing HARD RAIN, Other Christian Slater Action Movies and More!