By: John M Jerva It’s thriller time as Saban Films is ready to release a new and edgy crime thriller Take the Night in Theaters on July 8th and On Demand and Digital on July 12th. A harmless birthday prank goes seriously out of control when a fake kidnapping turns into the real thing forcing an average man to spend one hell of a night trying to rescue … Continue reading TAKE THE NIGHT: A Fortune is at Stake in the New, Relentless Thriller from Saban Films
By: John M Jerva Saban Films along with Paramount Pictures has just dropped a brand-new trailer for their upcoming assassin themed actioner titled The Moderator. Hell, hath no fury as Irma Lake stars as an elite covert assassin who takes on a ruthless crime syndicate after here friends are brutally murdered. Using everything in her arsenal including her sexuality, this femme fatale is about to … Continue reading THE MODERATOR: Hell Hath No Fury Like an Elite Female Assassin Scorned in the Trailer for the New Action-Thriller Hitting this July!
By: John M Jerva Saban Films has dropped a first look trailer and key art for the survivalist action-thriller Deep in the Woods. When civil war erupts, a group of strangers must outthink and outmaneuver the enemy in order to survive the chaos. Check out the new footage and poster below! DEEP IN THE FOREST On Demand and Digitally on May 31 Synopsis: DEEP IN … Continue reading DEEP IN THE FOREST: It’s Survival of the Fittest in Saban Films’ Latest Action-Thriller
By: John M Jerva Actor Neil Maskell has collected an impressive number of filming credits throughout the years which has seen his filmography grow to 117 projects. From television to movies, Neil has done it all and now he stars in Saban Films’ newest revenge thriller Bull. In the movie, which was directed by BAFTA-winning writer/director Paul Andrew Williams, Maskell stars as a vicious mob … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Taking the Bull by the Horns- A Conversation with Actor Neil Maskell of the New Revenge Thriller BULL
By: John M Jerva In the realm of action movie cinema, there are a few filmmakers that I have wanted to speak to ever since I started my website. One of these influential cinema mainstays was Mark Neveldine who co-directed with Brian Talylor the visceral action flicks Crank and Crank 2: High Voltage with Jason Statham as well as Gamer with Gerard Butler. Neveldine has … Continue reading EXCLUSIVE: Visceral Action- A Conversation with CRANK, GAMER & PANAMA Director Mark Neveldine!
By: John M Jerva When it comes to action cinema and most notably visceral action cinema, one filmmaker definitely comes up every time there’s a conversation. From co-directing such influential action films as the Crank movies with Jason Statham to helming Gerad Butler in Gamer, Mark Neveldine is one movie maker that knows how to put a different kind of high-octane film on the screen. … Continue reading Review: PANAMA- Cole Hauser, Mel Gibson & Their Tough Guy Bravado Headline Director Mark Neveldine’s Slow Burn, Political Action-Thriller Ripped from the 80’s
By: John M Jerva Mel Gibson is starting to spring up in every other movie like Bruce Willis these days. The Lethal Weapon star has two films out in Dangerous and First Looks and two on the way in Panama and the subject of this post which is a new thriller from Saban Films called Agent Game. The new trailer and key art is active … Continue reading Dermot Mulroney, Jason Isaacs & Mel Gibson Play the AGENT GAME in Saban Films’ New Spy-Thriller
By: John M Jerva Saban Films has issued new key art and a trailer for the adrenaline pumping new actioner Panama. Starring Mel Gibson and Cole Hauser, who both starred in Paparazzi, the film follows Hauser who is sent on a dangerous mission in the war ravaged country of Panama. Things go awry of course and things go from bad to worse. Check out the … Continue reading Mel Gibson & Cole Hauser are Sitting on a Powder Keg in the Trailer for the New Action-Thriller PANAMA!
By: John M Jerva Saban Films has given us some new key art and a trailer for their upcoming survival thriller The Girl on the Mountain. Starring Daniel O’Reilly and Makenzie Sconce, the film tells the story of a recluse who springs into action to save the life of a girl who is on the run from her abusive father and his merciless gang of … Continue reading THE GIRL ON THE MOUNTAIN: It’s Survival of the Fittest in Saban Films’ New Thriller Hitting in March
By: John M Jerva It’s no secret that myself, like everyone else, has had his share of problems with Bruce Willis’s film output in recent years. Aside from Deadlock, every current Willis DTV actioner has been abysmal to say the least. Looks like I might enjoy Bruce’s next offering and it’s not because of the former Hollywood A lister though but Devon Sawa who also … Continue reading GASOLINE ALLEY: Devon Sawa Gets Dirty in the Trailer for the New Action-Thriller Featuring Luke Wilson & Bruce Willis
By: John M Jerva At first glance, the new action-thriller The Commando which stars Michael jai White is another action pic that features our star doing what he does best. When you see the trailer, there are ample sequences of White dishing out some punishment with guns and, of course, his hands and feet and audiences will think that this one will feature more of … Continue reading Review: THE COMMANDO- Michael Jai White & Mickey Rourke Headline the Action-Drama that Delivers Solid Fisticuffs but Suffers from a Lack of Adrenaline
By: John M Jerva OK, I know this isn’t technically an action movie but my wife and I love a good shark thriller and here’s yet another film featuring a strong central female character battling it out with mankind’s greatest predator. The film is titled The Requin and it stars Alicia Silverstone and James Tupper. On holiday in paradise, things go terribly awry when a … Continue reading THE REQUIN: Alicia Silverstone Battles Nature’s Greatest Predator in the New Shark Infested Thriller from Saban Films
By: John M Jerva Action and martial arts heavyweight star Michael Jai White is back big time in the new action-thriller The Commando and this time he’s got some serious competition in Oscar nominee Mickey Rourke (The Wrestler, The Expendables) who is hell bent on getting his money back. The siege is set and the showdown is on this new year! The film will see … Continue reading THE COMMANDO: Michael Jai White & Mickey Rourke Go Tactical in the New Actioner Hitting in January!
By: John M Jerva The one good thing about doing this site is the fact that I can champion for underrated action stars who certainly need more love from fans in the genre. There’s a great deal of talent that have been quietly kicking ass for some years that just don’t get the level of recognition they deserve and it’s high time we shine the … Continue reading Review: Paul Sloan Takes Down EVERY LAST ONE OF THEM in One Brutal and Bruising Old School Action Flick
By: John M Jerva Action movies are in a league of their own. They are regarded as a religion to many and if you’re on the outside looking, then you’ll never fully understand why so many of us indulge in these violent works of escape art. Most will never win any awards at the Oscars but who cares because it’s the fans that make the … Continue reading Review: Daniel Stisen is Sheer Brute Force in the Body Count Driven, Throwback Actioner LAST MAN DOWN
By: John M Jerva I’m rather excited to check out the new action-thriller Last Man Down which stars former bodybuilding champ turned formidable action star Daniel Stisen. From the get go, this one just screamed throwback action movie with some pulsating looking action sequences and if this movie came out in the 80’s and 90’s it probably would have hit theaters. Saban Films has issued … Continue reading LAST MAN DOWN: A New Clip and Images Highlight the High-Octane Actioner Starring Daniel Stisen!
By: John M Jerva The next coming weeks are actually going to be a good ones for action genre geeks as there is some really interesting titles to choose from. Fans have One Shot with Scott Adkins dropping on November 5th as well as director Jesse V Johnson’s latest action endeavor, the WWII pic Hell Hath No Fury hitting the same day. That right there … Continue reading LAST MAN DOWN: The Newest Fan Made Poster Throws it Back to the 80’s for the Upcoming Action-Thriller
By: John M Jerva Saban Films has just unloaded a new trailer and key art for their upcoming indie action film American Insurrection. Fear is the ultimate weapon when alliances are tested and the body count will rise in the new film hitting this October. Watch the first look footage below! SYNOPSIS After a powerful militia seizes control of the U.S., a group of friends … Continue reading Fear is a Weapon in the New Action-Thriller AMERICAN INSURRECTION Hitting Theaters & Digital this October
(Original Publication Date: July 23rd, 2018) By: John M Jerva REVIEW: OCCUPATION STARRING: Dan Ewing, Temuera Morrison, Stephany Jacobsen, Rhiannon Fish, Zachary Garred, Izzy Stevens, Charles Terrier, Charles Mesure, Trystan Go, Felix Williamson, Jacqueline McKenzie, Aaron Jeffery, and Bruce Spence DIRECTED BY: Luke Sparke Official Synopsis: A town is suddenly plunged into darkness. In the sky, a fleet of spaceships appears. The aliens have been watching Earth for centuries; now they have arrived to seize control of our planet. As … Continue reading REVIEW: OCCUPATION is an Indie Sci-Fi Action Film that Acts Like a Big Budget Blockbuster (Reprint)
By: John M Jerva We have the new trailer and key art for the upcoming action pic Assault on VA-33 which features a great action cast including Sean Patrick Flanery, Mark Dacascos and Michael Jai White. The battlefield is about to come home so check out the first look below! Sean Patrick Flanery stars as a decorated Army veteran fighting terrorists who invade is local … Continue reading ASSAULT ON VA-33: The War Comes Home in the New Actioner Starring Flanery, Dacascos & White!