Tag: action

Shudder: FOUND FOOTAGE 3D and SEOUL STATION Ready to Spook in October

As we near the most, wonderful time of the year - Halloween - we look to our streaming services to fulfill our desires for chills, thrills and outright scares. Look no further that AMC Networks’ Shudder, whose sole purpose is...

MAYHEM: Key Art Revealed For Joe Lynch's Workplace Horror Flick

Yesterday, the key art for Joe Lynch's horror flick Mayhem was released. The flick has a few more stops on the festival circuit here in North American before it will be released in theaters and on VOD and Digital HD...

An Ideal Partnership - The films of Director Yuen Woo Ping and Actor Donnie Yen Part 2

1993 was quite the year for Yuen Woo Ping, with him directing 3 films within the year as well as working as action choreographer on another. After working together on Iron Monkey (1993), both Woo Ping and Donnie Yen moved...

THE VILLAINESS Interview: Director Jung Byung-gil on the Stunts and Stars

With its mesmerising female protagonist and eye-popping analog action, The Villainess arrives on our shores after receiving a four-minute standing ovation at the Cannes Film Festival.  Closing this year’s New York Asian Film Festival, director Jung Byung-gil spoke with me...

An Ideal Partnership - The films of Director Isaac Florentine and Actor Scott Adkins

Throughout the history of Hollywood there have been filmmakers who have always relied on the talents of a regular group of performers or in some cases one particular actor. In a number of cases this has resulted in some of...

Exclusive Clip: THE LEGEND OF BEN HALL, Look What You've Become

Westerns always have a welcome, distinctive flavor when they emerge from Australia, and The Legend of Ben Hall looks to be no exception, at least judging from our exclusive clip. Ben Hall has been on the run, and in the...

Masters of Cinema to Release Trio of Buster Keaton Classics, THE PARTY, THE VIKINGS Join Eureka Classics

Great news for fans of classic Hollywood as British distributor Eureka! Entertainment has announced a bevvy of new titles joining their Masters of Cinema series and Eureka Classics label. A trio of classic feature films from silent cinema legend Buster...

Exclusive Clip: THE PERSIAN CONNECTION, A Man, A Woman, A Nightclub

A man enters a nightclub. He is late for an appointment. A woman greets him. They sit down for a moment. It becomes obvious that they share a shady past. What secrets wait to be revealed? Reza Sixo Safai, Helena...

Review: POWER RANGERS - THE MOVIE (1995), the embodiment of 90s "radness"

I consider myself a “90s kid” (I was born in 1990), which means I grew up with the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers on TV. It was quite the phenomenon —the show was an immediate success both in the United States...

Watch IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE Teaser: Evil Never Stays Dead

The second installment in the series, Iron Sky: The Coming Race has been a long time coming, but judging by a new teaser trailer, it looks like it will be worth the wait for fans of the first, crazed action...

THE RAID Villain Yayan Ruhian Stars In Indonesian Tokusatsu Film SATRIA HEROES: REVENGE OF DARKNESS

While the Power Rangers may be the best known heroes of the tokusatsu genre around the world the style of film - one that pits masked heroes against cosmic foes witha  fusion of special effects and grounded martial arts action...

Interview: Director Walter Hill on THE ASSIGNMENT, Star Quality, and the Late Bill Paxton

With a career that started early as Steve McQueen’s screenwriter, Walter Hill has more than made his mark on American cinema.  The writer of The Getaway and Alien, and director of Hard Times, The Warriors, 48 Hours, Streets of Fire, Wild...

Mike Tyson! Steven Seagal! CHINA SALESMAN!

What's this? A Chinese action film featuring the talents of former heavyweight champ Mike Tyson and human oddity Steven Seagal? You betcha! Tan Bing's China Salesman not only features the least action-y title for an action movie ever - about...

THE BRINK: Filmart Teaser For Soi Cheang Produced Action Thriller Delivers

Soi Cheang and Paco Wong - the creative team behind SPL 2 - take up the producers' mantle for Jonathan Li's upcoming action thriller The Brink. And with the HK Filmart underay right now the first sales trailer for the...

THE GREAT WALL Interview: Zhang Yimou on Its Meaning and Misconceptions

When the man who gave us such critically acclaimed, award-winning epics as Red Sorghum, Hero, and Raise the Red Lantern makes a self-described “popcorn flick,” it’s a pretty big deal. Director Zhang Yimou had a brief chat with me about...

MAJOR GROM Brings Russian Comic Book Hero To The Big Screen

While recent efforts such as Guardians have shown a desire within the Russian film industry to tap into the super hero craze with some original characters of their own there has apparently never been an adaptation of a Russian graphic...

Wu Jing Has A Message For Frank Grillo In First WOLF WARRIOR 2 Trailer

I think it's fair to say that 2015 action effort Wolf Warrior was an unexpected hit. The Wu Jing / Scott Adkins team up was - and I seriously say this with immense affection - dumb as a bag of...

J REVOLUSI: Things Go Boom In Full Trailer For Malaysian Action Flick

It was back in November that we shared the first teaser for Zul Azhar's upcoming Malaysian action film J Revolusi, noting at the time that this looks to be the latest in an impressive run of local market action films...

Take an EXTRAORDINARY MISSION in Action-Packed Teaser

What is this movie about? It's right there in the English-language title: Extraordinary Mission. The teaser may not have English titles, but its 30 seconds are filled with action that looks pretty solid. It was posted on YouTube by Hong...

The Young and Dangerous Series and the people behind it: Young and Dangerous 4 - 1997

In their fourth outing, it’s pretty much more of the same from the Young and Dangerous clan. Fans of the continuing series will still find a lot to enjoy in Young and Dangerous 4 (1997), but this is probably the...