Tag "action"

Forget About Bond, It's SPY TIME!

There's a long - and sometimes pretty fantastic - history of James Bond inspired comedies around the globe and while the OSS 117 films have long been held as the best of the lot to come out of Europe they... More »
By Todd Brown   

John Hillcoat Packs A Ton Of Names And Even More Firepower Into The Trailer For TRIPLE 9

We've been enormous fans of The Proposition and The Road director John Hillcoat and judging by the sheer volume of high end talent starring in his upcoming heist thriller Triple 9, we're not the only ones. Chiwetel Ejiofor, Casey Affleck,... More »
By Todd Brown   

Watch Samuel Jorgensen's SciFi Action Short SINGULARITY

It was all the way back in November of 2012 that we first wrote about Samuel Jorgensen's super ambitious scifi-action short film Singularity. Jorgensen has become a bit of a favorite of ours over the years here at Twitch thanks... More »
By Todd Brown   

Take A Look At THE RAID Star Iko Uwais In The Mo Brothers' HEADSHOT

Production is now under way on Indonesian action film Headshot - a film that will reunite The Raid star Iko Uwais with The Raid 2's Hammer Girl, Julie Estelle, among others - and though things are still quite early in... More »
By Todd Brown   

It's Not A Modelling Agency, It's An Intelligence Agency! Watch The Teaser For Helfi Kardit's TEN: THE SECRET MISSION

We first came across Indonesian director Helfi Kardit back in early 2014 with the arrival of the hyperkinetic teaser for his action film Guardian. And the director looks to build upon the audience for that film with the upcoming Ten:... More »
By Todd Brown   

THE RAID Star Iko Uwais Teams With The Mo Brothers For HEADSHOT

The Raid star Iko Uwais is on a bit of roll Soon to hit screens worldwide with a supporting part in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and also prepped to share lead billing with Ronda Rousey and Mark Wahlberg in... More »
By Todd Brown   

Dominic Purcell Kicks Ass In First Clip From GRIDLOCKED

Dominic Purcell anchors the cast of Allan Ungar's indie action film Gridlocked and with the film set to have its world premiere at Fantastic Fest later today the first clip is freshly arrived online.David Hendrix (Dominic Purcell) has got it... More »
By Todd Brown   

Jean Luc Herbulot's DEALER Gets A Global Rollout In October, Check Out A New Clip And The International Trailer!

We've been keeping a close eye on Jean Luc Herbulot's gritty French crime thriller Dealer for quite a while now and following a lengthy festival run the film will soon be available around the globe with a worldwide digital release... More »
By Todd Brown   

Get Punched In The Face By SPL 2!

Already a massive hit in China, martial arts extravaganza SPL 2 has it's North American premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival with a midnight screening at the Ryerson Theatre tomorrow - Thursday, September 17th - and North American Distributor... More »
By Todd Brown   

Trailer: In SAVING MR. WU Andy Lau Is Going To Die

Ding Sheng, director of Little Big Soldier and the lacklutre yet highly lucrative Police Story 2013 (aka Police Story: Lockdown in the US), trades Jackie Chan for Andy Lau in Saving Mr. Wu, a high-stakes hostage thriller based on real... More »
By James Marsh   

Cameras Roll On Dante Lam's OPERATION MEKONG

Distribution Workshop announced today the start of shooting on Dante Lam's latest action drama. Kicking off in Thailand, Operation Mekong reunites the director once more with Taiwanese leading man Eddie Peng, whom he has previously worked with on box office... More »
By James Marsh   

Toronto 2015 Review: HARDCORE's Visceral Action Will Squeeze Your Balls Off

In some number of years from now when Virtual Reality is finally really here and we're all immersed in first person narratives, we'll look back at Ilya Naishuller's Hardcore and ask, "Were we all really so impressed by this film?"... More »
By Ryland Aldrich   

Review: AMERICAN ULTRA, Ultra Violent Yet Ultra Forgettable

We've seen a lot of Americans at the movies in the past decade or so. American Beauty, American Sniper, American Gangster, American Movie, American Hardcore, American Pie - the list goes on and on. It's been a veritable melting pot... More »
By Jim Tudor   

Yakuza Turned Priest Returns To Violence In Russian Action PRIEST: CONFESSION OF A SAMURAI

There appears to be a pretty fascinating collision of cultures at the center of upcoming Russian action picture Priest: Confession of a Samurai. Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa stars in the picture as a former yakuza turned Orthodox priest pulled back into his... More »
By Todd Brown   

Impressive Trailer For Polish War Picture KARBALA

Though war pictures set in the Middle East have been a hard sell in recent years given the ongoing nature of the conflict - nobody seems to want to pay to watch events play out on a big screen that... More »
By Todd Brown   

Anggy Umbara Lays On The Future-Silat In Indonesian Actioner 3

Indonesian director Anggy Umbara clearly belongs to the John Woo school of filmmaking, which means that the only thing better than slow motion is more slow motion. In the rain. He also believes in laying on a good smackdown and... More »
By Todd Brown   

POPOZ: New Kid Huub Smit Stars In The Dutch Cop Comedy

You could call Dutch cop comedy Popoz a regional response to the Jump Street films and not be too far off, though I have a hunch you'd be selling it just a touch short by doing so. Directed by Martijn... More »
By Todd Brown   

Watch The Ultra Slick Trailer For Malaysian Action POLIS EVO

Malaysia has been steadily upping their game when it comes to action films in recent years with a strong of glossy, high budget efforts making big waves at the local box office. And I think it's fair to say that... More »
By Todd Brown   

Deepa Mehta Turns To Guns And Crime In First Trailer For Her BEEBA BOYS

Guns and drugs and blood may not be the first things that spring to mind when thinking of acclaimed Canadian director Deepa Mehta but she's setting out to change that with her upcoming effort Beeba Boys. A crime story revolving... More »
By Todd Brown   

MONSTER HUNT: Full Trailer For Hong Kong Fantasy Delivers Creatures A-Plenty

If there were any doubts remaining as to what Ramen Hui's upcoming Monster Hunt was aiming to be after the recent release of a first scene from the film, the freshly released theatrical trailer makes it very clear. What we've... More »
By Todd Brown   
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