Tag: action

Review: ANGEL HAS FALLEN, AKA #fakenews The Movie

It seems only fitting that a film so intent on parroting right-wing conspiracy theories in the guise of entertainment should be just as transparent and incomprehensible as the people who proffer such theories to the public in real life. The...

Notes on Streaming: TO THE ABANDONED SACRED BEASTS, Of Blood and Monsters

Victory comes at a high price in the anime series.

Review: Michael Dowse's STUBER Is A Wild Comedic Ride Through The LA Underworld

Kumail Nanjiani is either the luckiest or unluckiest Uber driver ever. A couple of years after his breakout semi-autobiographical feature The Big Sick, in which Nanjiani plays a stand-up comedian moonlighting as an Uber driver who just so happens to...

Fantasia 2019: Final Wave of Films and Events Includes SADAKO, VIVARIUM, Joe Bob Briggs, And More!

We are less than a month away from the Fantasia International Film Festival and the full lineup of this year's edition has just been announced. The festival has been reaching out to all corners or the world and international genre...

NEKROTRONIC Trailer: Monica Bellucci Plays an Internet Demon in New Action Horror

Momentum Pictures has released an official trailer for Nekrotronic, the next indie horror comedy film from the Australian director of Wyrmwood: Road of the Dead, Kiah Roache-Turner. A film about an internet demon and the secret hunters who bring them...

New ANNA: EL PELIGRO TIENE NOMBRE Trailer Owns Its Danger

A new trailer for Luc Besson's Anna: El peligro tiene nombre features new snippets of footage that amps up the action quota nicely. Produced in France and known in the U.S. simply as Anna, the extended title in Spanish means,...

Blood Window Pinamar 2019: Second Annual Genre Fest Invades The Small Town in Coastal Argentina

Our friends at Blood Window in Argentina are once again preparing to roll into the coastal town of Pinamar, a little south of Buenos Aires, for the sophomore run of The Fantasy and Horror Film Festival Blood Window Pinamar.   ...

Chicago's 2nd Annual Windy City Horrorama Unveils Its Gruesome Feature Lineup!

Fans of bloody mayhem in Chicago have an event to look forward to! The second annual Windy City Horrorama will take place on the weekend of April 26-28th at the Davis Theater and the lineup is a combination of genre...

AVENGEMENT: Samuel Goldwyn Films Acquires Scott Adkins Action Flick

Samuel Goldwyn Films announced today that they acquired the U.S. rights for Avengement, an upcoming action film starring SA fave Scott Adkins, directed by Jesse V. Johnson.   Scott Adkins is of course no stranger to us, we have been...

Big Game Spots: Tracking All The Spots, AVENGERS ENDGAME, CAPTAIN MARVEL And More...

If you would rather be anywhere than in front of the television watching the Big Game tonight but you still want to see all those famous 'Spots' that have become synonmous with the event then check in here. Some of...

SOLDIER OF WAR: New Trailer And Poster Ahead of March Release

This a is public service announcment.   To those of you who say to yourselves every morning when you wake up, "Self. You know what you need? Another Nazi horror flick".    The folks at Uncork'd Entertainment are distributing producer...

Tom Green, Udo Kier And Hitler On A Dinosaur! It's The Theatrical Trailer For IRON SKY: THE COMING RACE!

Sometimes in life what you really need are lizard people, a Canadian cult comedian and a genocidal fascist riding a dinosaur. And if that's what you need in your life today, well, we've got you sorted! Yup, it's the theatrical...

Behold The Glorious Majesty Of The COMMANDO NINJA!

Are you ready for a little present to warm the cockles of your heart? Because Benjamin Combes has got one for you, oh, yes he does. It was back in March that we first wrote about writer-director Combes and his...

Mark Dacascos And Brahim Achabbakhe Face Off In THE DRIVER

Arriving in Thailand straight from the set of Netflix upcoming Wu Assassins and a little movie named John Wick 3, Mark Dacascos (Drive, Crying Freeman) gets behind the wheel and back in action for his latest project, The Driver. The...

Blood In The Snow 2018: Canadian Genre Festival Announces First Wave

I want to start by saying I really wish I could give more of my time to BITS, the Blood in the Snow Film Festival, here in Toronto at the end of November each year. I have been so impressed...

Phenomena 2018: New Genre Fest Debuts in São Paulo And Paraty, Brazil

We have some new friends in the City of Drizzle, São Paulo, Brazil. We were introduced to the fine folks from Cine Phenomena, a monthly film club in the city, and this wwek they are about to launch their brand...

Full Programme Announced For Celluloid Screams 2018

Seems we are a bit behind on announcing the lineup of one of key UK stops on the festival circuit during the Autumn months. Celluloid Screams in Sheffield announced their lineup earlier this month and they were kind enough to...

60 MINUTES TO MIDNIGHT: Robert Nolan Fights Off Bad Guys in New Poster and Exclusive Gallery

I will confess that I've only known of Robert Nolan's work through the horror community here in Toronto. So the idea of watching Nolan as an action actor is supposed to feel alien to me, no? Then I watched the...

Fantasia 2018 Review: LOI BAO Is A Fun Martial Arts Oddity From Vietnam

It's been several years since the Vietnamese film industry had its moment as the next big thing in martial arts action. Back in the late '00s, led by incredible performer Johnny Tri Nguyen and director Charlie Nguyen, Vietnam was beginning...

Fantasia 2018 Review: CHUCK STEEL: NIGHT OF THE TRAMPIRES Is Gloriously Un-PC Trashy, Gonzo Fun

To say that I was wary of a stop-motion animated feature tribute to the glorious excess of Cannon-style '80s action films is an understandment. Chuck Steel: Night of the Trampires could either go very right, or very, very wrong. I'm...