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Black Water To be Released in Second Quarter 2018

Deadline have announced that Saban Films has acquired North American rights to Pasha Patriki’s action thriller Black Water which stars Jean-Claude Van Damme and Dolph Lundgren. Saban Films is planning a theatrical release the second quarter of 2018 for what is the fifth collaboration between Van Damme and Lundgren. Black Water tells the story of […]

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Bronson Look-Alike Stars in Death Kiss

This is uncanny but this dude is a dead ringer for the late, great Charles Bronson. The actor’s name is Robert “Bronzi” Kovacs and is starring in a new film from writer/director Rene Perez called Death Kiss. It’s an action-revenge thriller feature co-starring Daniel Baldwin and Eva Hamilton. Death Kiss tells the tale of a […]

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Rare Pic of JCVD as The Predator

We all know Jean-Claude Van Damme was initially in the soon-to-be-classic sci-fi actioner Predator but dropped out for various reasons. According to Arnold Schwarzenegger in his autobiography he spent the whole time complaining about the costume. Anyway, the Stan Winston School Instagram page just shared a rare behind the scenes photo of Van Damme in […]

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Ivan Drago Jr. Has Been Cast

The wheels have started turning on Creed 2 as Sylvester Stallone has taken to his Instagram and announced that Florian “ Big Nasty” Munteanu has been cast as Ivan Drago’s son. Sly states: Congratulations to Florian “ Big Nasty” Munteanu for getting the part as IVAN DRAGOS son! 27 years old , 6 feet four, […]

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Cineplex Flashback Film Fest Giveaway

The good folks at Cineplex have given us some free passes for the upcoming Flashback Film Fest to giveaway. The 2018 ‘Flashback Film Fest’ line-up includes: Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975) *43 year anniversary Drunken Master (1978) *40 year anniversary WarGames (1983) *35 year anniversary Dune (1984) Gremlins (1984) The Terminator (1984) A View to a Kill (1985) Back to […]

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The Punisher: The Untold Story of an 80s Cult Classic Book

I didn’t know this even existed until the other day but there is apparently a book called The Punisher: The Untold Story of an 80s Cult Classic which is all about Dolph Lundgren’s (frankly underrated) Punisher movie. I’m not sure if the book is in English or not but if it is then I guess […]


 
 

 

First Look at Gridlocked

The Action Elite did our first ever set visit a few months ago for a new actioner entitled Gridlocked, directed by Allan Ungar (Tapped Out). It stars Dominic Purcell, Cody Hackman, Stephen Lang, Danny Glover, Trish Stratus, ...
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Who Should Play MacGyver in the New Film?

As you all know James Wan (Insidious, Saw, Death Sentence) will be directing an updated version of MacGyver. I have no idea how they can make it work, but the only way is that they make him a special ops kinda guy and no doubt ...
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Cool Xmas Gift Alert: Lethal Weapon Soundtrack Collection

Do you like Saxophone? I mean LOTS of Saxophone? Then you’ll love this collectors box set from Michael Kamen who provided the score to all four Lethal Weapon movies. It’s an 8-CD BOX SET and a Limited edition of 300...
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Cool Videos: Ultimate 80’s A-Team

I LOVE this video I found on YouTube with an alternate cast for the A-Team, featuring some stars from 80’s classics like Airwolf, Manimal and Auto Man! Heck yeah!
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The Action Elite Guests on The Vault of Mysterious Information’s Podcast

Not content to do my own podcast I have now invaded other sites in my never ending struggle to keep action alive. I was kindly invited by Cory G over at The Vault of Mysterious Information to chat about The Fast & The Furio...
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Trailer to Michael Mann’s Blackhat

A new Michael Mann movie is an event in itself for me; he’s one of my all time favourite directors so I’ll be there opening night for this movie. It stars Thor himself Chris Hemsworth, Viola Davis and Holt McCalla...
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Shot Caller (2017) Review

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The Verdict: 4 / 5 - Explosive!
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Bloodsport (1988) Review

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The Verdict: 5 / 5 - A Classic!
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Logan’s Run (1976) Review

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The Verdict: 3.5 / 5 - High Octane!
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New Trailer for Max Zhang’s The Brink

Today we have a new trailer for The Brink starring Max Zhang; The Brink follows a group of fishermen who smuggle gold and the cops who chase them. It co-stars Shawn Yue, Gordon Lam, Janice Man, Wu Yue and Yasuaki Kurata.
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Win Tickets to a JCVD Double Bill

If ever there was a day I wish I lived in Los Angeles, it’s today because the good folks over at Dammaged Goods are hosting a Jean-Claude Van Damme flavoured Double bill: Double Impact and Bloodsport! Duvien Ho said on th...
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Kill Count: Assassination Games

Formerly called Weapon, Assassination Games has the dream team up of Scott Adkins and Jean-Claude Van Damme as rival assassins who reluctantly work together to take down a common enemy. You’d have thought that as they are...
by Eoin Friel