Tag: action

Sitges 2016: Devilworks Picks up Israeli Sci-fi Action Comedy OMG I'M A ROBOT!

The Israeli sci-fi action comedy OMG I'm A Robot! has been picked up by Euro sales company Devilworks ahead of it's World Premiere at the Sitges Film Festival in a couple weeks. You can watch the trailer below.    Is...

Marko Zaror and Daniel Zirilli - New Project Now Underway in Bangkok

A new Untitled Project from action maestro Daniel Zirilli (Crossing Point, Asian Connection, Time Rush) and Chilean martial artist Marko Zaror (Redeemer, Mandrill, Undisputed 3) is prepping now for a late November start in Bangkok, Thailand. The storyline is as...

VIKING: Second Trailer For Russian Historical Epic Lays Waste While Laying Out The Story

Nearly a year ago - back in November of 2015 - we were smacked upside the head by the trailer for Andrey Kravchuk's Viking, a new historical epic from the producers of the international hit Night Watch movies. Thought that...

Review: Benny Chan's Call of Heroes (2016)

Released recently in UK Cinema's, Call of Heroes (2016), proves to be one of the best recent Hong Kong action films released in the past few years, focusing more on good acting, excellent action sequences and as little CGI as...

Sadly Overlooked: The Career of Hong Kong actor Elvis Tsui Kam Kong

Throughout the history of Hong Kong Cinema there have always been those performers that have deservedly become stars. At the same time there are those that it is unfathomable how they did not become bigger stars, with as much talent...

28 PANFILOV: Second Trailer Arrives For Impressive Russian War Picture

It was back in November that we brought the first trailer for upcoming Russian war picture 28 Panfilov. Produced by game developer Gaijin and financed largely through a crowd funding effort, the film is based on newspaper accounts of the...

Forgotten Classics - Lam Nai-Choi's Men from the Gutter (1983) and the changing face of Hong Kong Cinema

Men from the Gutter was made in 1983 towards the end of Shaw Brothers Studios successful run of films. Beginning in the early 1950’s and running up until the company decided to mainly suspend the film making division of their...

Russian Superhero Team Lays Waste In Full GUARDIANS Trailer

Who wants to see a heavily armed were-bear battling mecha-tanks? the producers of Russian superhero film Guardians are hoping the answer is 'rather a lot of you' because that's exactly what they're delivering in their upcoming action spectacle. Clearly aiming...

Germany's IMMIGRATION GAME Proposes A New Running Man For The Current Age

German actor and stunt performer Mathis Landwehr has been on the radar in these parts for years now, ranking - in our opinion, at least - as one of the world's most underrated screen fighters. And he takes a dual...

Film Invasion L.A. Lineup Announced

Los Angeles, CA - August 22, 2016 - The official lineup for the inaugural Film Invasion L.A festival has been announced. Film Invasion L.A. is a film festival that brings the work of great filmmakers together and injects them into...

ALIFF'S 7 DIMENSIONS: Battle Ghosts And Demons In Teaser For Malaysian Graphic Novel Adaptation

[Updated with a second, full trailer.] Malaysia is taking what looks to be a fairly significant step into CGI driven urban fantasy with Faisal Ishak's upcoming adaptation of popular graphic novel Aliff Dalam 7 Dimensi (or Aliff's 7 Dimensions). It's...

Third Trailer For Russia's DUELIST Delivers Slick, High Octane Action

[Updated with English subtitled version!] Russian director Alex Mizgiryov first caught our attention back in December of last year with the first teaser for his gorgeous, period set action film Duelist (Дуэлянт) and anticipation has done nothing but grow since....

Vietnamese Fairy Tale Gets A Glossy Adaptation With TẤM CÁM: CHUYỆN CHƯA KỂ

Best known around these parts for her key roles in Vietnamese action films The Rebel and Clash - both opposite screen fighter Johnny Tri Nguyen - singer, model and actress Veronica Ngo (Ngo Thanh Van) is adding 'director' to her...

Benny Chan's CALL OF HEROES Delivers Old School Kung Fu Action In Trio Of Character Teasers

It's only natural that fans will have certain expectations of a big screen team up of veteran Hong Kong action helmer Benny Chan and iconic action director Sammo Hung. If ever there were a duo capable of delivering a solid...

Ajay Devgn's SHIVAAY Trailer Promises A Bollywood CLIFFHANGER

Bollywood superstar Ajay Devgn hits the director-producer-star trifecta with his upcoming Shivaay, and judging from the nearly three million views the trailer has racked up in the day since it arrived online it would appear that Devgn has the makings...

COCK AND BULL: Watch The Slick Trailer For Liu Ye Anchored Crime Comedy

Chinese superstar Liu Ye anchors the cast of Baoping Cao's upcoming crime comedy Cock And Bull. And true to the title this one appears to be a fairly silly affair, the sort of dark comedy that wouldn't be entirely out...

STRATTON Trailer: Dominic Cooper Fights Terrorism in Simon West's Latest

Based on the Duncan Falconer book series, Stratton began life as a vehicle for Superman himself, Henry Cavill, before the Man of Steel bowed out of the project and Dominic Cooper took over. With his performance in AMC's Preacher getting a decent...

Blowing Things Up In Praise Of Pacifism, Here Comes The HACKSAW RIDGE Trailer

Has Mel Gibson been forgiven? And is his Hacksaw Ridge the most violent movie ever made in praise of pacifism? Well, judging from the fact that Gibson's name never appears in the new trailer for his upcoming Hacksaw Ridge -...

The Lucky Stars Series - with Pom Poms thrown in for the hell of it

I had recently watched the latest Sammo Hung film, My Beloved Bodyguard (2016). The film opened to some unfavourable reviews and made me realise how out of touch I am with what modern audiences look for in a film. Because...

TRAIN TO BUSAN Sets Korean Box Office Records

It is safe to say that things are going rather well for Yeon Sang-ho's Train To Busan. The first live action film from the King Of Pigs director, Train To Busan had its world premiere in selection in Cannes prior...