Tag: action

Blu-ray Review: CYBORG Kicks its Way Home

Shout Factory's new release of Cannon Films' Cyborg is likely the best the film has ever looked since it's initial theatrical release. As a fan of most of Cannon's canon, I'm sad to say that 1989's Cyborg didn't do it for me, story...

THE PREDATOR Trailer: Shades of AVP Haunt Shane Black's "Reinvention"

Gun to my head, I would admit to being a fan of both AVP films. Paul WS Anderson's first is a harmless romp through a haunted pyramid, a call back to the kind of tale that might have been told in...

New CHINA SALESMAN Trailer: Mike Tyson Says Fire! Steven Seagal Nods His Head

Released last year in China, the action picture China Salesman has been acquired for U.S. distribution by Cleopatra Entertainment, which plans to roll it out into select theaters on June 15 and on VOD platforms on June 20. To celebrate...

Review: PSYCHOKINESIS, Sang-ho Yeon's Superhero Film Is Fun, Humane And Relevant

South Korea’s Yeon Sang-ho explored fantastic cinema for the first time with his diptych about a zombie invasion, Seoul Station and Train to Busan. After a couple of totally sordid animated features, The King of Pigs and The Fake, Yeon...

Five Fingers for Marseille secures USA release!

Five Fingers for Marseilles tells the story of a group of young men who stand up to brutal police oppression in Marseilles, a town in the rugged badlands of the Eastern Cape, South Africa. The film made its world premiere at...

HEADSHOT Villain Sunny Pang Has A KILL-FIST

Veteran Singaporean actor and stunt performer Sunny Pang turned heads around the world opposite Iko Uwais as the main villain in 2016's Headshot and will soon be seen alongside Uwais again - along with The Raid's Joe Taslim - in...

Large Scale Tank Battles In Aleksey Sidorov's T-34 Trailer!

Russian helmer Aleksey Sidorov first came to our attention here with his slick boxing themed crime thriller Shadowboxing several years back. He was clearly a director looking to create large scale entertainment with the technical chops to do exactly that...

Have Your Say: Will We See EVANGELION 3.0 + 1.0 This Decade?

Ah, Evangelion... sigh. Its series and films are rightfully the stuff of legends. I tried to write a short overview of the franchise's history, when the first of the fou... Wait. That's what I wrote over two years ago already....

5th HORRORANT FILM FESTIVAL: TRAUMA, FRAMED And WHAT THE WATERS LEFT BEHIND Lead First Wave of Titles at Greek Genre Fest

It is good to see that outside of the work of Yorgos Lanthimos (The Killing of a Sacred Deer, The Lobster and Dogtooth) that the genre scene in Greece is being upheld by the work of the organizers of the...

Indonesian Western BUFFALO BOYS Teaser Promises Slick, Crowd Pleasing Fun

While you may not know his name, if you're a fan of recent genre films out of South East Asia you are almost certainly familiar with the work of Mike Wiluan. Wiluan has been busy as a producer over the...

The KL SPECIAL FORCE Follows The Path Of All Special Forces And Blows Shit Up Real Good

Malaysia has been undergoing something of an action movie renaissance in recent years. And not just any style of action movie ... while most SE Asian countries have tended to turn to the relative cost certainties of martial arts action...

Interview: Daniel Radcliffe Talks BEAST OF BURDEN and the Need for Creative Risk-taking

The post-Harry Potter career of Daniel Radcliffe remains in full swing and has been an interesting ride filled with surprising project choices. His latest indie, Beast of Burden, a drama disguised as a thriller, sees him collaborating with arthouse-oriented Swedish...

All The Big Game Spots in One Place! SOLO, A QUIET PLACE, JURASSIC WORLD: FALLEN KINGDOM And More

[Updated 2/5/18: The full teaser trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story has been added below.] The game of games. The opportunity for history to be made tonight. Or will it go to the underdogs? We will know in a...

ANT MAN AND THE WASP: New Trailer is All Wasp, Wings and Blasters

The first Ant Man film was a quiet anomaly. You kind of had the sense that no one wanted to admit that it was fun, especially after the directorial change during its production which had the geek community all up...

Christian Alvart's Latest Cautions DON'T GET OUT!

The German film industry is not generally one that particularly supports commercial genre filmmakers, a reality that makes director Christian Alvart very much an outlier. The director of Antibodies and Pandorum, Alvart very much loves to play in the world...

BUY BUST: Second Trailer Delivers The Action

Following on the initial trailer cut for general audiences - and therefore skewing away from the action - and the camera / stunt teast sequence shpwcasing star Anne Curtis kicking ass we now have what fans of Filipino helmer Erik...

TETHER: Watch a New Sci-Fi Action Short From BAD BLOOD's Tim Reis

Tether is the new sci-fi action short from Tim Reis, director of werefrog horror flick Bad Blood, and producer of other sci-fi and horror indies like The Mind's Eye, The Demon's Rook and Goat Witch. Turning away from horror, sort...

ALITA: BATTLE ANGEL Trailer: Robert Rodriguez Braves the Uncanny Valley for James Cameron

Like some kind of fever dream from my teenaged years, visionary filmmakers James Cameron (Aliens, Avatar) and Robert Rodriguez (Sin City) have joined forces like Voltron to create a groundbreaking new science fiction vision in Alita: Battle Angel. Like Cameron's...

SHOWDOWN IN MANILA: Key Art Debut Features Dudes With Guns

Yes. The article tile does state the obvious. Screen Anarchy gets to premiere the key art for Mark Dacascos' directorial debut Showdown in Manila. You can see left to right  Casper Van Dien, Mark Dacascos, Alexander Nevsky, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa and...

KILL ORDER: Key Art Debut For Canadian Sci-fi Actioner

James Mark's sci-fi actioner Kill Order had its Canadian Premiere at the Blood in the Snow Film Festival here in Toronto over a week ago. It will be released in the U.S. on DIGITAL HD and DVD on February 6,...