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  • TRAILER: Jackie Chan’s Bleeding Steel (2017)

    Jackie Chan has certainly been quite busy lately. The Foreigner isn’t even out yet and already the trailer for his other upcoming film just hit the web, a...

  • TRAILER: Jungle (2017)

    Here’s a trailer for Jungle, an upcoming survival film starring Daniel Radcliffe and Thomas Kretschmann. Synopsis: A group of friends join a guide for a...

  • REVIEW: The Battleship Island (2017)

    I admire a film that isn’t afraid to wave its flag, but my admiration depends on whether the film is sentimental in its delivery and...

  • TRAILER: Blade of the Immortal (2017)

    Check out the bloody red-band trailer for the Japanese supernatural samurai film Blood of the Immortal, directed by cult filmmaker Takashi Miike. The film is...

  • REVIEW: The Hitman’s Bodyguard (2017)

    I think everyone here can agree that 2014’s The Expendables 3 was a bust, considering it was highly anticipated by fans of the old 80’s...

  • REVIEW: Shot Caller (2017)

    Jacob Harlon (Nikolaj Coster-Waldau of TV’s Game of Thrones) used to be the perfect family man – a working-class stockbroker with a loving wife and...

  • TRAILERS: “TRIPLE THREAT” & “PARADOX” (2017)

    A quick update on the Asian corner of Manly Movies, considering we’re about to get a double dose of Tony Jaa later this year… First...

  • REVIEW: Universal Soldier (1992)

    In 1969 in Vietnam, a U.S. Army Special Forces team is tasked to hold the fort from the invading Charlies. Private Luc Deveraux (Jean-Claude Van...

  • TRAILERS: “AMERICAN ASSASSIN” and “THE FOREIGNER” (2017)

    Thought I’d give a few updates on some upcoming Manly Movies, especially since new trailers have hit the web and considering what’s been going on...

  • R.I.P. Michael Parks

    Deadline has reported that veteran character actor Michael Parks has passed away at the age of 77. The cause of death is unknown at this...

  • REVIEW: Hard Boiled (1992)

    The year was 1992, 25 years ago. John Woo was prepping for his (temporary, as it would turn out) migration to the United States, perhaps...

  • REVIEW: Shock Wave (2017)

    I’ve been straying away from the Asian sector of Manly Movies for quite some time, an error both due to a lack of interesting stuff...

  • Neeson is ‘Marlowe’

    Raymond Chandler’s iconic detective Philip Marlowe was the go-to manly man for gritty pulp fiction noir, sowing the seeds for the modern-day action hero. So...

  • REVIEW: Collateral Damage (2002)

    It was not a good time for neither Arnold Schwarzenegger’s movie career nor America as a whole when this film was first released 15 years...

  • 3 Walter Hill Films Headed To Blu-Ray

    A little late to the party but everything Walter Hill is worthy of announcement on this site. In seperate announcements, American home video company Shout! Factory will...

  • REVIEW: Railroad Tigers (2016)

    Early last year, Jackie Chan had a sizzle reel of sorts, teasing his four upcoming projects: Skiptrace, Railroad Tigers, Kung Fu Yoga, and (the one...

  • REVIEW: Sky on Fire (2016)

    A few months ago, I saw this Chinese fantasy film called League of Gods starring Jet Li, which I thought was sure to be one of the...

  • REVIEW: #66 (2016)

    Would anyone really be surprised if the success of Merantau and the Raid films spawned a few local knock-offs? If anything, the Indonesians are hell-bent...

  • Trailer: #66 (2016)

    Check out the trailer for #66, an upcoming Indonesian action thriller. It will be released in parts of South East Asia on November 17th. The...

  • Review: Born To Fight (2004)

    I think everyone can agree that the Southeast Asian action boom started in late 2003 with the success of the Thai film Ong-Bak, which not...

  • Review: Operation Mekong (2016)

    For the action movie lover, a staple that’s always a favourite is the “rumble-in-the-jungle” kind of action-adventure. Missing in Action, Rambo: First Blood Part II,...

  • Trailer for Ringo Lam’s ‘Sky on Fire’ (2016)

    UPDATED: The trailer with English subtitles has hit the web. Check out the trailer for the upcoming Chinese action thriller Sky on Fire directed by Hong...

  • Review: The Long Kiss Goodnight (1996)

    I agree to an extent that there aren’t many good action heroines. The ones we have today, are the ones the current Hollywood bigwigs use...