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  • 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...

  • Schwarzenegger To Film New Projects In China

    UPDATE: Added new info regarding A Journey to China. Well we can safely chalk this up under the ‘WTF’ section of the week. Then again,...

  • Hacksaw Ridge gets R-Rating

    Here’s a bit of good news following the recent trinket that Arnold Schwarzenegger’s indie drama Aftermath (2017) is getting an R-rating. The Motion Picture Association...

  • REVIEW: The Hitcher (1986)

    With the recent announcement of True Lies and The Abyss finally scheduled for a remastered Blu-Ray home video release, I cannot help but think of...

  • REVIEW: Broken Arrow (1996)

    When I look back to the blockbusters of yesteryear, I sit back and wonder to myself “what the hell happened, Hollywood?” The recent influx of...

  • ‘The Predator’ Slated For IMAX Release

    This might interest a few. Collider is reporting that 20th Century Fox is prepping Shane Black’s upcoming ‘The Predator‘ for an IMAX release, alongside Maze...

  • REVIEW: Operation Chromite (2016)

    Well gents, here is another South Korean action entry, that, while not quite reaching the heights set by Oldboy and I Saw the Devil, is...

  • Trailer: Trespass Against Us (2017)

    Check out the trailer for the upcoming British crime drama Trespass Against Us, starring Michael Fassbender and Brendan Gleeson. The film, written by Alastair Siddons and...

  • R.I.P. Curtis Hanson

    Too many talented losses this year. Variety is reporting that Oscar-winning filmmaker Curtis Hanson has died from a heart attack in his Hollywood hills home...

  • REVIEW: Train to Busan (2016)

    Opening with an ominous shot of roadkill twisting back to life, the film then centers around fund manager Seok-Woo (Gong Yoo), a divorced workaholic dad...

  • REVIEW: A Better Tomorrow (1986)

    In Hong Kong circa 1986, gangsters Sung Tse-Ho (Ti Lung) and Mark (Chow Yun-Fat) are best friends. Ho’s younger brother Sung Tse-Kit (Leslie Cheung), to...

  • First Look at Pierce Brosnan’s Western TV Series

    Entertainment Weekly has revealed the first look at AMC’s upcoming western drama series The Son, starring Pierce Brosnan. The series tells of the rise and fall of a...

  • Trailer for Crime Thriller ‘Asura: The City of Madness’

    Here is the trailer for the upcoming South Korean crime thriller ‘Asura: The City of Madness’, which stars Jung Woo-Sung and Hwang Jung-Min, and is...

  • REVIEW: Merantau (2009)

    Before Gareth Evans and Iko Uwais exploded onto the global action film scene with The Raid and The Raid 2, they earned their stripes debuting...

  • REVIEW: Call Of Heroes (2016)

    I was not expecting much for this film, particularly because this really did not have anything going for it, judging from the marketing material. The...